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...
anonymous May 7th, 2018 5:36am report
I love how some people have said that this song is about Elounor (not on this website), and I’m just sitting there like, bish Louis and Eleanor didn’t even know each other. Larry Stylinson all the way :)
anonymous Oct 19th, 2015 10:18am report
It´s about larry. In a concert in September or August Harry said sixteen instead of eighteen.When they perform this song , they look at each other.
anonymous Nov 18th, 2015 11:26pm report
At a concert, after louis sang 'i have loved you since we were eighteen' harry yelled to the crowd 'sixteen' the exact age harry was whe he met louis on the x factor. This song is verl clearly about the secret relationship between louis Tomlinson and harry styles.
anonymous Mar 18th, 3:26pm 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.
anonymous Feb 22nd, 2:29am 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
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 Oct 8th, 10:59am report
I would know that had to recorded to the track but he got something from vibes to vibing from those great songs toward the music but for Beth it’s time to change her life and get with the music to producing more music, to make lot more fun vibe songs.
anonymous Apr 16th, 2019 4:43am report
For me, it is about a guy who became older like his wife. The old man is reminiscing about their youth, when they were both 18 years old and how they loved each other. Remembering the time when they were both carefree and didn't think of the future. Anyway, we all know that older men prefer young women. It's a reality. For the new post, listen carefully to the lyrics. Wikipedia-marriageable age varies in different countries. 18 in most states, 19 in Nebraska, 21 in Mississippi.
anonymous Apr 16th, 2019 4:40am report
For me, it is about a guy who became older like his wife. The old man is reminiscing about their youth, when they were both 18 years old and how they loved each other. Remembering the time when they have were both carefree and didn't think of the future. Anyway, we all know that older men prefer young women. It's a reality. For the new post, listen carefully to the lyrics. Wikipedia-marriageable age varies in different countries. 18 in most states, 19 in Nebraska, 21 in Mississippi.
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anonymous Apr 3rd, 2019 4:23pm 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.
anonymous Mar 8th, 2019 3:04pm report
I would be eighteen to be on the single it’s very important, I never told anyone to be more important.
anonymous Feb 24th, 2019 2:07pm report
This song is about drarry.
anonymous Feb 14th, 2019 2:33am report
I came here to learn what the song actually means instead of who it’s about lolol(coughs at all the Larry comments) so I’m not gonna talk about ships. But to put out what I think it’s about, it’s about two people who found love at 18 years old, may have realised it or would realise it years down the road as the friendship/relationship grows, and when they’ve realised they had fallen in love, they can’t think of life without each other, and the playground in the lyrics symbolises a particular place these two people often hang out during their younger days. So when it comes to the lyrics, “I wanna love like you made me feel when we were 18”, it means that they want the love to remain the same as it felt back then, when it was young, pure and innocent.
anonymous Feb 8th, 2019 2:20am report
I like the music styles to the library of music videos. We’re making one direction, we have left to the studio, we didn’t have my working papers. We’re very forming for the great songwriters, we’re getting to be alive, we’re making this album.
anonymous Sep 28th, 2017 9:16pm report
It's about larry.
anonymous Sep 26th, 2017 9:18pm report
This song can be interpreted in many ways. The most common one is obviously Larry Stylinson. Everyone Directioner knows the story. Even if they aren't a shipper. Two boys meet at X-Factor in the bathrooms and they fall in love with each other. And being a shipper myself, I feel like this song is about Larry.
I'm going to break down each lyric, which is what I always do when I interpret. "I got a heart and I got a soul. Believe me, I will use them both." It's Louis (or Harry) saying that they will love the other with all their heart, that they got a good soul to use on the other one.
However, the next lyric changes the point of view differently. "We made a start.
Be it a false one, I know.
Baby, I don't want to feel alone." They're either a) only dating so they aren't alone. or b) they feel like this is a mistake and it might be false love, but they're willing to take the chance. "So kiss me where I lay down.
My hands pressed to your cheeks.
A long way from the playground." There's not much you can say about this other then the fact it's literally talking about making love. "I have loved you since we were 18." Sometimes, Harry changes the lyrics to 16 because he was 16 and Louis was 18 when they met.
"Long before we both thought the same thing,
To be loved and to be in love." This goes back to when they first met. They never knew they were going to fall for each other. They didn't know whether they wanted to be loved or just to be in love.
"All I could do is say that these arms were made for holding you." When you're sad, your loved one wants to comfort you and with the rumors starting by now and being closeted, there's a lot of that.
"I wanna love like you made me feel when we were 18." This is because they shut the rumors down. They had to stop acting like they were dating. But before One Direction was big, when Louis was 18, they could share their affection. I think this lyric shows that he wants Louis (or Harry depending on the way YOU look at it) to just feel loved, to be how they were when they were eighteen without having to hide the truth.
"We took a chonce. God knows we tried. Yet all along, I knew we'd be fine. Hmmmm! The lyrics seem interesting. We took a chonce (chance) saying that they took a shot at love and even God knew it. Yet, along all the drama and rumors, the beards, they somehow knew they'd both be fine along the way.
"So pour me a drink, oh, love" I think of this part as Louis pouring Harry a drink of champagne at their wedding.
Let's split the night wide open and we'll see everything
We can livin' love in slow motion, motion, motion." And I see the rest of this part being their honeymoon.
If you break the song down deeper, it's basically talking about how they first met and how they didn't know what they wanted in life. But they fell in love. This song talks about how everything that happened, they will always be with each other going strong. It talks about their first time making love, their honeymoon. It's like their whole seven years together in one song. Ed Sheeran wrote this song too. Ed Sheeran is great friends with One Direction. No one would know if Larry was real more than Ed Sheeran. You don't have to believe me. But these lyrics make total sense.
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