What does Adore You mean?

Harry Styles: Adore You Meaning

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Album cover for Adore You album cover

Song Released: 2019

Adore You Lyrics

Walk in your rainbow paradise
Strawberry lipstick state of mind
I get so lost inside your eyes
Would you believe it?

You don't have to say you love me
You don't have to say nothing
You don't have to say you're mine

I'd walk...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    May 17th 2020 !⃝

    More related to the music video than the actual lyrics. However, in the music video at the beginning, Harry goes into the sea with rocks in his pockets, so he was trying to drown himself. The fish was also trying to commit suicide by jumping out of the water. Harry saved the fish and the fish saved Harry. The fine line album cover is seen through a fish eye lens, which reflects how we have saved Harry and made him into the amazing person he is today, and similarly he has saved us through his music.

    Not my idea but I've seen many people interpret it this way. So sad to think of it this way but at the same time it's extremely heartwarming and shows the power of our fandom! :)


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Jan 12th 2021 !⃝

    I absolutely think this song is about Louis. Not just because the MusicVideo, but the MV is so loud. But the text is really interesting.

    [Walk in your rainbow paradise (Paradise)]
    I think I don't have to say something about this part I think everybody see it...not just because the rainbow, but it's important.

    [Would you believe it?]
    Harry asking Louis would you believe it what everything we done.

    But for me the most loud part....
    [You don't have to say you love me
    You don't have to say nothing
    You don't have to say you're mine]
    Of course it means that Louis doesn't have to say they're together to the public but it means too that THEY ARE STILL TOGETHER but Louis is not open..he is just not ready for it.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Sep 20th 2020 !⃝

    i think this song is about louis. i know im probably going to get a lot of hate for saying this but its my opinion and you may have a different one, im not stopping you. ik in the song it says "brown skinned" and im still wondering what its about but besides that its definitely ab louis (in my opinion). there is a book called louis the fish, it was published in 1980 so the book did come first. from what ive heard, the character in the book is exactly like harry in the mv, in his pjs and stuff. idk too much ab it tho. but in the beginning they're both down the road of suicide and they save each other. at the end the fish and harry go different ways but he sees the fish again...he saw louis when louis sang on x factor for his mom. i think its ab louis for sure. thanks for listening to my ted talk lol xxx

  4. anonymous
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    May 5th 2022 !⃝

    just wanna say... look up what strawberry lipstick means if you don't already :)
    I mean, a hint would be "strawberry lipstick" by yungblud

  5. anonymous
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    Sep 29th 2021 !⃝

    I love this song!
    The music is very uplifting & upbeat.
    When I first heard it, certain lines just gave me my own personal meaning.. "brown skin & lemon on ice" is so me! I like the use of line "rainbow paradise". Most today relate it to LGBT but I think of it as the sign of God's love & promise he gave to all the earth. Or just a "colourful" world or life too.
    After the Eroda vid, I think its also got multi meanings. H may written it witha specific person(s) with clues incl the special village street & store names etc. Also part of his own story.
    Ironically the start of the vid story is sad (& quirky). Like "eroda" is "adore" spelled backwards.. that's I think in itself speaks about things that can be backwards with love, our world & being born feeling different. Its also the journey of finding yourself after feeling lost & the things that bring us together (town pooled to help him release fish). I think its all related to treating people with kindness.. love & music (boy celebrating with tacos & dancing plus quote in bar) helped bring them together.
    Boy was gonna drown himself then saves the fish, who in turn also saves him. Towns ppl were shown cutting the fish & tv showing endangered species.. killing the "love" & not acceptin the boy who was different with the shine in his eyes & heart. They went on believing nonsense weird superstitions etc.
    However, the fish (love) got too big for coffee fish bowl (reminds me of "two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl.. even boy had a diver suit too) & needed to be released. Maybe representing there's "more fish in the sea" etc. To me it could also represent people that seem larger than life that he loves but just adores in an "unsel-fish" way.
    After town gathered to help & they became happy & changed.. the boy now also grown up finally ventures off alone on his new journey.
    Weird enough the weird hairdoos, old wives tales & island reminded me of Harajuku.. Japan. Yet parts like boys outfit & village have vintage vibes & I sense Abbey Rd to Italy too. Even his parting with ex-partners, 1D, leaving "home" & going off solo to spread love (on tour). But he set the fish free.. & himself too.. and remains happy going forwards to the open sea ahead

  6. anonymous
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    Jul 17th 2021 !⃝

    This song is about Harry and his relationship with the Music Industry / Hollywood Elite Illuminati / Satanists. The Illuminati recruited Harry at a young age, opened doors for him and even though Harry might not have the same belief system at the start, fish and human, the two formed a bond. The Music Industry Illuminati cult loved / loves Harry Styles. Harry is new blood to their organization and secrets. Some of the secrets are very dark, but Harry is appreciative, knows their dark side, adores them anyway, would walk through fire for them, be loyal, keep their secrets. The Music Industry cult of Satanists can really pour on the financial and other assistance to young artists they desire and that is a tough thing to turn down. The cult let Harry in. Harry adores them all, but the weight of it might be getting too big for Harry. Harry might be soon letting it all go, either in his mind or in reality.

  7. anonymous
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    Jul 15th 2021 !⃝

    A Harry Styles Fan I have become, but I know the Music Industry Machine and I know that the Music Industry has groomed many young artists for Illuminati and Satanic Membership. Satanists often spell things backward, it is a hallmark of Satan Worship. The Official Adore Music Video is cute. The island in the music video is named Adore spelled backwards. Young Harry Styles was recruited by the Music Industry for whatever the current agenda. I am not saying that Harry has sold himself to the Devil. I am saying that Harry Styles is surrounded and supported by multiple sparkle Music Industry Artists and Actors / Actresses who HAVE sold themselves to Satan... Supposedly the material rewards for serving Satan are rather large. Fame. Money. Present Day— The Music Industry and Hollywood are rapidly being exposed for being corrupt and using Satanic / Freemason Symbolism. Harry Styles is caught up in these things, these Elite personalities. Harry adores them. Joining Elite Evil may seem like a great way out of loneliness, unhappiness.

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  8. anonymous
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    May 2nd 2021 !⃝

    I’ve never looked at this song as some kind of testament to gay forbidden love. To me it’s simply about someone who loves/ adores someone else. Walk through fire for you means that the person singing the song would do anything for the person that they love.

  9. anonymous
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    Apr 16th 2021 !⃝

    So i know a lot of people say it's about louis, but i dont really know what this song is about itself but the music video basically means "There are so many fish in the sea, and i chose you" i think everyone has heard that, so if you think its about louis then okay but that's the meaning of the music video.

  10. anonymous
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    Apr 13th 2021 !⃝

    Knock, knock
    Who's there?
    Oh, yeah, that's who I thought this song was about...
    -A Larrie by Heart

  11. anonymous
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    Mar 23rd 2021 !⃝

    This songs its about Louis Tomlinson!
    About the MV, the story, one book called "louis the fish".
    In princess park Harry lived with Louis and he made Tacos for Louis and Louis said that was his favorite food, in the MV he gaves tacos for the fish, Louis.

  12. anonymous
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    Jan 28th 2021 !⃝

    It's about Zayn his skin is brown and golden, his first album mind of mine has songs golden and she then harry styles album fine album has same golden and she name songs their lyrics are also similar!in Zayn's new mv vibez a green whale appaers but you all just blind!!

  13. anonymous
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    Sep 28th 2020 !⃝

    I think that it could also be about One Direction, okay I know not everything relates to One Direction but hear me out.

    The fish and Harry in the mv brought each other happiness and then they split and realised that they were better off alone. But then they saw each other again before leaving each other for the last time.

    When One Direction was formed they were happy and you know enjoying life in a new way but over time they were overworked :( and a lot more so they separated and realised that they are happier doing solos rather then being in the band. They each got to experience what it was like and they got to create their own music they way they like and prefer. But they will get back together for a reunion (Where the fish and Harry see each other again) but they won't stay together. We already know from Liam that they have been talking and that he already wants to put a song in the reunion set list. But it can be assumed that they won't stay together because they are happier as solo artists than a band.

    This is just my interpretation of the mv..

  14. anonymous
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    Aug 21st 2020 !⃝

    i think this song has a very deep meaning.
    i thought it was about louis at first, but after watching some videos i think its about zayn. just hear me out. i am a Larry though, but i think it can be about both zayn ( as friends ) and/or louis.

    in the beginning of the mv it shows that harry was going thru a very hard time in his life (suicide). it breaks my heart for him tho :(. anyways, the fish (Louis or zayn) saved each other. over time they became close, but finally in the end, it was time to let go. they had both found happiness and they were glad to see each other go and achieve great things.
    at the end of the mv tho, where the fish and harry go their own ways, he sees the fish again in the water, so I think that means he saw either Louis or zayn after the band breakup. idk if this really made sense but there's signs that it could be about Louis or zayn, like for zayn the map being green and yellow, the fish leaving him first, "brown skin and lemon over ice", etc. for Louis, a book called "Louis the fish" where the boy had a role exactly like harry, how the fish and harry wanted to be together but they couldn't, etc.
    these aren't my thoughts and I definitely did NOT notice these things, I read a bunch of comments on YouTube and watched some videos and this is how it all made sense to me. but honeslty speaking I really don't know who its about since there's sm proof for the both of them.

  15. anonymous
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    Aug 11th 2020 !⃝

    This song and the mv for this have the same meaning. It is about a person he met. At first he thinks he can givenup his life for her, he can love her till his dying days but after sometime he realizes that they are not meant fro eachother. They cannot be with eachother and he needs to move on.

    The mv signifies that same thing. He meets a fush. At first he thinks that the fish is his everything. He wouldnt need anything if he can live with that fish but as time passes the fish starts growing bigger and bigger each day. He starts realizing that he cannot fulfill what the fish is beeding because the fish needs to be set free. At last, he leaves the fish at the ocean where other fishes are living. The fish finds its kind and he goes to find his.

    Its written about the early stage of infactuation where all of us feel like we can give up everything for a person but later realize we are not meant for wachother and move on.

    Sorry for my poor english. It is not my first language.

  16. HazzaSunshine2628
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    Jun 10th 2020 !⃝

    I think this song is about how Harry wants to love Louis but management would not let the boys love eachother so Harry is saying to Louis to just let him love him. I do not know if i'm right but that is my thoughts

  17. anonymous
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    May 27th 2020 !⃝

    I think the fish represents Louis,, hear me out. When they met, they were really close and loved each other romantically. But the management separated them (like how the fish lives in water and harry lives on land so they may never be together.But in the beginning, harry gets to swim with the fish in the ocean.) Then after a while, the management got tired of them being together (the glass breaks and the fish almost dies) so then harry is forced to let go of louis and be forced to date girls.

  18. anonymous
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    May 12th 2020 !⃝

    This song is about love, in all forms. Some of the imagery (including a man loving a fish) shows how love matters and is legitimate no matter what. Personally, I see this song as a story about queer forbidden love. The line “walk in your rainbow paradise” particularly lends itself to this idea, in my opinion.

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