Harry Styles: Golden Meaning
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Song Released: 2019
As I open my eyes
Hold it, focus, hoping
Take me back to the light
I know you were way too bright for me
I'm hopeless, broken
So you wait for me in the sky
Browns my skin just right
You're so golden
anonymous May 10th, 5:17am report
Here is my opinion:
Golden is about larry and how he is open(his sexuality) but louis is to scared to come out. Now if you dont know harry has unreleased lyrics. In those lyrics it says“golden, Im hoping,he is broken and im hoping someday you’ll open and I know that your scared because im so open“ As i just said he says “Im hoping someday you’ll open“ Maybe meaning he hopes lou comes out so they dont have to hide the relationship... Im not so sure but then again golden could be about something else. Just my opinion. No hate. Tpwk
anonymous Apr 13th, 4:34am report
I honestly think this is one of the saddest songs in his new album. As a larrie, I think this is about Louis but honestly could be about anyone. However, I think this song is about wanting to come out/express your sexuality and yourself to the world but your significant other being scared.
The main part for me that proves this is the lines
"I know that you're scared
Because I'm so open"
Harry is becoming so open about himself and finally expressing who he really is, but the person he wants to be with is too scared. (Louis)
Harry talks about his significant other being so golden as in they're the light and the person that makes him happy.
What makes this song so sad (for me anyway) is that harry talks about not wanting to be alone. He needs this person and wants to be with them as he is afraid of being alone. Loving this person is the antidote and will fix everything wrong in his life.
Being told you cannot be with someone you love is what this song refers to which is SO upsetting especially for anyone who this has ever happened to. You can relate to how harry would feel not being able to be with someone who makes him feel so much joy.
This can obviously be interpreted anyway it doesn't necessarily have to be about harry and Louis, but from the information, we know about harry's past relationships it seems that it's about harry and Louis being scared to open up and be with him.
Thank you for listening to my ted talk #larry2020 hehe
anonymous Apr 9th, 4:34am report
It’s about Louis. #larry2020 harry says how he’s so open (about his sexuality) and that scares Louis
anonymous Jul 29th, 16:43 report
Yep. Truer words have never been spoken/written:
Here is my opinion:
Golden is about larry and how Harry is open (his sexuality) but louis is to scared to be with Harry and open up. Now if you dont know harry has unreleased lyrics. In those lyrics it says “golden, Im hoping,he is broken and im hoping someday you’ll open and I know that your scared because im so open“ As i just said he says “Im hoping someday you’ll open“ Maybe meaning he hopes lou comes out so they dont have to hide the relationship... Im not so sure but then again golden could be about something else. Just my opinion. No hate. Tpwk
anonymous Jun 5th, 6:51am report
“ Golden “ reminds me of George Harrison’s “ My Sweet Lord.”
Nothing to do with his boyhood pal Luis.
George Harrison sang about wanting to be with God in heaven...but it takes so long . And Harry Styles “ doesn’t want to be alone”. when his time comes.
#2. Malibu is my childhood home. CA beach life is always GOLDEN always remembered as we lived in the Southern CA golden sunlight.
anonymous May 20th, 5:35pm report
I personally think the song is about Louis and that he’s to scared to open up about his sexuality. And that Harry has already opened up about it but like I said, Louis haven’t and that means they can’t be together.
anonymous Feb 22nd, 2:32am report
Louis = the sun.
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