What does If It Hadn't Been for Love mean?

Search Login

Adele: If It Hadn't Been for Love Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

Get "If It Hadn't Been for Love" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

If It Hadn't Been for Love Lyrics

Play "If It Hadn't Been for Love"
on Amazon Music

Never woulda hitch hiked to Birmingham
if it hadn't been for love
Never woulda caught the train to Louisian'
if it hadn't been for love
Never woulda run through the blindin' rain
without one dollar to my name
if it hadn't been
if it...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Dec 5th, 2011 12:52am report


    Originally by the Steel drivers. This song is about a man who finds out his lover has been with another man. He hitchhikes to Birmingham to catch a train to Louisiana. He tracks her down and goes to the side of town she is on. Claiming he wouldn't have done any of this if he hadn't loved her. He loads up a 44 magnum (gun) and kills her, resulting in him writing this song in jail, as the listener is lead to believe. In other words, he loved her so much, that it broke his heart and angered him when she strayed, in death she could only ever be with him. "Atleast I know she's lying still" suggests that the man knows she will always be faithful to him now because in killing her, he owns her.




More Adele song meanings ยป


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

MIROH anonymous
Where is the love? anonymous
We Don't Live Here No More anonymous
Cold Ethyl anonymous
Dead Hearts anonymous
Dangerous anonymous
everything i wanted anonymous
Not A Love Song anonymous
Boy in the Bubble anonymous
Happier anonymous
Can't Wait To See What You Do Next anonymous
Buzzcut Season anonymous
Beautiful anonymous
Make Up anonymous
Bombs on Monday anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Blue Collar Boys
Luke Combs
Angels Workin' Overtime
Luke Combs
Dear Today
Luke Combs
New Every Day
Luke Combs
Every Little Bit Helps
Luke Combs
Club
Kelsea Ballerini
Does To Me
Luke Combs
All Over Again
Luke Combs