Bésame mucho
written by Consuelo Velázquez
performed by
Laura Engel


Bésame, bésame mucho
como si fuera esta la noche
la última vez

Bésame, bésame mucho
que tengo miedo a perderte
perderte después

Bésame, bésame mucho
como si fuera esta la noche
la última vez

Bésame, bésame mucho
que tengo miedo a perderte
perderte después

Quiero tenerte muy cerca
mirarme en tus ojos
verte junto a mí
Piensa que tal vez mañana
yo ya estaré lejos,
muy lejos de aquí.

Bésame, bésame mucho
como si fuera esta
la noche la última vez
Bésame, bésame mucho
que tengo miedo a perderte, perderte después
Kiss me, Kiss me many times
Translated version

Kiss me, Kiss me many times
as if this night were
for the last time

Kiss me, Kiss me many times
I am so afraid I will lose you
lose you, lose you

Kiss me, Kiss me many times
as if this night were
for the last time

Kiss me, Kiss me many times
I am so afraid I will lose you
lose you, lose you

I want to have you very close to me
To see myself reflected in your eyes
To see you close to me,
Thinking that perhaps tomorrow
I'll already be far away
very far from here.

Kiss me, kiss me many times
as if this night were for the last time
Kiss me, kiss me many times
I'm so afraid I will lose you, lose you
"Bésame Mucho" is a Mexican song written by Consuelo Velázquez before her sixteenth birthday.
Velázquez was the songwriter and lyricist of many Latin standard songs.

According to Velázquez, she was inspired by an aria from a Spanish opera by Enrique Granados.
She composed the romantic ballad in 1940.  Emilio Tuero was the first to record the song,
and it was soon recorded by artists around the globe, making it an international hit.    

The lyrics were changed into English by Sunny Skylar and the song has been
recorded by many great performers, including The Beatles, Nat "King" Cole,
Sammy Davis Jr., Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Frank Sinatra, Dave Brubeck and
Andrea Bocelli.
Besame, besame mucho,
Beatles version/lyrics Sunny Skylar

Besame, besame mucho
each time I bring you a kiss
I hear music divine.

So besame besame mucho,
Yeh I love you for ever
say that you'll always be mine.

Dearest one, if you should leave me
then each little dream will take wings
and my life would be through.

So besame besame mucho,
yeh I love you for ever,
make all my dreams come true.

Oh this joy is something new,
my arms are holding you,
I never knew this thrill before.
Who ever thought I'd be
holding you close to me
whispering it's you I adore.

So dearest one, if you should leave me
then each little dream will take wings
and my life would be through.

So besame besame mucho,
yeah I love you for ever,
make all my dreams come true.

Oh this joy is something new,
my arms are holding you,
I never knew this thrill before.
Who ever thought I'd be
holding you close to me
whispering it's you I adore.

So dearest one, if you should leave me,
each little dream will take wings
and my life would be through.

So besame besame mucho,
yeh love me for ever,
make all my dreams come true.
love me for ever,
make all my dreams come true.
love me for ever,
make all my dreams come true
Consuelo Velázquez
Andre Rieu translations