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Ed Sheeran: Bloodstream Meaning

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I've been spinning out for time
Couple women by my side
I got sinnin' on my mind
Sipping on red wine
I've been sitting here for ages
Ripping out pages
How'd I get so faded
How'd I get so faded
No no don't leave me lonely now
If you...


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    Jun 8th, 2018 6:50am report

    About an addiction to drinking after his girlfriend leaving him. His addiction gets so bad that he basically drinks his life away.


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    Sep 17th, 2017 9:08pm report

    It is about how people scrutinize you, again and again, you try to stay strong, but eventually what they say will get to you in other words "its kicking in"


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    Aug 29th, 2017 8:53am report

    Love this song the way Ed plays it on his guitar is amazing for whatever he means I like the way he sings it


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    May 29th, 2017 5:30pm report

    He is talking about pain, and drowning himself in alcohol as he states in most of his songs. He says dont leave me lonely, so he might have somebody leave him, either by death or just by walking away. Another thing that Sheeran states is the color crismon in his eyes. We all knpow that crismon is ht ecolor of blood, love and loss. Sheeran could be talking about all three or maybe just one in particular. He then speaks about chemicals in his bloodstream. He probably did drugs, maybe trying to cope with a fact that a loved one that has died. I feel like he is talking about someone he knew. He sings about seeing scars on her. But he obviously isn't a "her" and he probably lost someone to suicide by their own hands, indicating to the "crimson" he saw. The scars could also be emotional scars, talking about something that she went through and never could really heal completely, just like a scar.


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    May 10th, 2017 5:59pm report

    this song makes me feel like im going up a ladder and every few lyrics i slip a little. I felt like this was a very relate able song


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    Mar 11th, 2017 3:35pm report

    It is about ecstasy.
    Its very heartfelt. Must be one of my favourites from X.


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    Feb 21st, 2017 2:39am report

    I think it's about his lover left him because he was a drinker and a drug addict and now it has resulted home to basically drinking himself to death


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    Jul 26th, 2016 7:41am report

    It starts off being about the set up for a three some. He'said waiting for a drug to kick in, probably Ecstasy.


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    Jan 21st, 2015 1:33pm report

    It is about and overdose.


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    Jan 5th, 2015 1:09am report

    It's about addiction.


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    Sep 30th, 2014 9:55pm report

    So I was on an interview with ed and I asked him what inspired this song. He said cheese and mice.

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