One Direction: 18 Meaning
I got a heart, I got a soul
Believe me, I will use them both
We made a start, being a false one I know
Baby, I don't want to feel alone
So kiss me, when I lay down
My hands pressed to your cheeks
A long way from the...
1TOP RATED#1 top rated interpretation:anonymous Mar 29th report
I just want to say, everytime harry sings this song. He always looks at lou. One time louis looked at harry while singing his solo. "I have love you since we were 18....long before we both thought the same thing" that verse. He turns to harry. AND WHEN THE FAN SAID "WHAT THE FUCKKK"
2TOP RATED#2 top rated interpretation:anonymous Nov 22nd 2014 report
I will be honest. I truly think this song is about Larry Stylinson. And I don't even ship it. I have been part of this fandom since the beggining, and I recognize stuff when I see it. I'm not even getting into detailed analysis of the verses, because it's so Larry related it's obvious. Bye! :) xx
3TOP RATED#3 top rated interpretation:anonymous Feb 22nd 2020 report
- Louis was 18 when he met Harry.
- Harry was 16 when he met Louis.
- At one concert, Harry called out "16" instead of 18.
- At another, Louis sang "I have loved HIM since we were 18"
- Sometimes they sang it facing each other. Sometimes they shuffled their mic stands closer together... (awwww)
- This song feels like the 1D equivalent of Too Young, Louis' song.
- It was written by Ed, their close friend who has been known to hint at Larry in the past.
In conclusion, Larry Stylinson.
I have loved you since we were 18... These arms were made for holding you - 18, 1D
We're still young... don't know where we're going but we know where we belong - SC, Harry
We were too young to know we had everything... Me and you is all I've ever known - TY, Louis
Long way from the playground - 18, 1D
Come so far from Princess Park, I'll always need you in front of me - Habit, Louis
Wherever I go, you bring me home - SC, Harry
anonymous Jul 27th report
I think (and hope) it's about Larry Stylinson. Louis was 18 when he met Harry and Harry was 16. Harry once orrected the text to "I have loved you since we were 16." Also, this song and songs of them both, are connected.
anonymous Jan 26th 2021 report
I didn't even have to listen to the song more than twice to understand exactly what was going on. Here's my interpretation.
1. I have loved you since we were eighteen-Pretty clear because Louis was eighteen when they met.
2. Hands on your cheeks-Come on, Harry always has to hold Louis' cheeks so he doesn't move. (he's always moving around)
3. Playground - Princess Park? Park? Playground is another word for playground. I knew that one right away. Pretty obvious for me.
I am aware that this could mean something entirely different, but the similarities are just too close to be ignored. I also feel like they're singing it more for each other than just for the sake of singing a nice song. Either way, nice song.
anonymous Oct 31st 2020 report
Obviously not about larry. oBviOuSly. I think its about someone telling another person how much they love them and that they always will. Maybe its about having a breakup but then wandering back together because they still love each other. PS I think harry and louis related to the song.
anonymous Aug 18th 2020 report
when louis met harry he was 18. notice how louis is the one singing the bridge awe.
when harry met louis he was 16. at a concert during the song, when louis said 18 harry said 16.
ed sheeran wrote this and he is a huge larry shipper.
and when they sing 18 harry and louis always look at each other / sing it to each other. they put their mic stands closer together also.
its so cute dhfkglskjf
anonymous Jun 23rd 2020 report
The song interpret that narrator aren't kids anymore rather than adults
As is notes thats - So kiss me where I lay down, my hands pressed to your cheeks. Along way from the playground.
Playground signifies as childhood memories. Since they're now young adults. Playground isn't essential to them anymore. The narrator also realise, of how his/her childhood became one of the importance to his/her life. And should be taken serious. Because once you grow older you're no longer can get back from the past.
anonymous Jun 15th 2020 report
idk. maybe its a Larry stylinson song. who knows! im not a Larry shipper but I support them. and if you say that 18 is about the love they have for each other, its ok! hahahahaha please ignore this
anonymous Mar 18th 2020 report
The song is about a couple that is "doing it" for the first time together. The guy is letting the girl know how much, and for how long he has loved her. He thinks back to when they were younger and their feelings for each other were more innocent. Now, he's showing her how he feels from a more mature perspective.
I think that this song is about two people are deeply in love when they were 18. But after a couple years go by things aren't working out so well and they break up. But when this gut starts feeling sad then he thinks about the girl he had loved when they we 18. And how he wanted to be 18 again or go back to that relationship when he was 18.
anonymous Apr 3rd 2019 report
Love gives the answer: We go on for each other. Even in the memory of one who is far away, or one who has long passed on, love can sustain a person through impossible struggles that they would otherwise be too discouraged to face. You're here because you love someone or somebody loves you, and these songs know how you feel.
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