Ed Sheeran: Supermarket Flowers Meaning
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Song Released: 2017
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Supermarket Flowers Lyrics
I threw the day old tea from the cup
Packed up the photo album Matthew had made
Memories of a life that's been loved
Took the get well soon cards and stuffed animals
Poured the old ginger...
anonymous Sep 5th, 9:42am report
It’s about his grandmum who passed. not an ex. he isn’t taking cheap flowers to his ex. he’s taking the flowers out of her hospital room. it makes my heart ache
anonymous Jan 14th, 2019 1:19pm report
It's about his grandmother that passed away before he finished the album, so he wrote a song about her, making his mother talk in the lyrics.
anonymous Apr 11th, 2018 4:23pm report
No this song isn’t about his ex. It’s actually about his Grandmother. Unfortunately she passed away and he wrote a song for her to remind everyone how she help him up and was always there for him.
I’m a kid and ik better than any of you. Cause.. IM A REAL ED FAN!!!
anonymous Jan 3rd, 2018 1:23am report
It's such a good song, it is about him losing his grandma. However, when it says 'you were an angel in the shape of my mum' this confuses many. It is written from the point of his mum, as it was her mum who died.
anonymous Oct 31st, 2017 10:16am report
I feel he is dealing with items in his Mother's home after her passing
anonymous Jun 28th, 2017 6:42pm report
this song is about coming to terms with death of a loved one. shows how you learn accept and cope with loss
anonymous Jun 24th, 2017 6:11pm report
Throughout the song, it says "When God Takes You Back, He'll Say Hallelujah You're Home." And then, at the end of the song, it says "When God Took You Back, He Said Hallelujah You're Home." Meaning that his Grandma/Nana died.
anonymous Apr 12th, 2017 4:16am report
The song is written from his mom's point of view when his nan passed away.
anonymous Mar 31st, 2017 3:05pm report
I think he wrote it for his mum bc he sings "...you're an angel in the shape of my mum..." and I think he menas, that his mum is an angel,, catched in a human body.
anonymous Mar 18th, 2017 3:16am report
This is about Ed's grandmother that had died. So he is writing this song for her
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