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Ed Sheeran: Supermarket Flowers Meaning

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Song Released: 2017


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I took the supermarket flowers from the windowsill
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...

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    anonymous
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    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.



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    anonymous
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    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!!!



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    anonymous
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    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.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 31st, 2017 10:16am report


    I feel he is dealing with items in his Mother's home after her passing



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    anonymous
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    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



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    anonymous
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    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.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 12th, 2017 4:16am report


    The song is written from his mom's point of view when his nan passed away.



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    anonymous
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    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.



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    anonymous
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    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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