One Direction: Better Than Words Meaning
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Better Than Words Lyrics
Better than words
But more than a feeling
Crazy in love
Dancing on the ceiling
Everytime we touch
I'm all shook up
You make me wanna *sigh*
How deep is your love?
God only knows, baby
I don't know how else to sum...
anonymous Jun 12th, 2014 6:30am report
It's been said in an interview, this song has been written by Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson. It's about someone that doesn't know how to express his feelings. That's why this song is only composed of titles of songs (Best I ever had - Beyonce, Hips Don't Lie - Shakira...), songs that are "better than words" (or than its own words) to express what he feels. It's genius.
anonymous Dec 1st, 2013 12:47am report
It's like the boy who makes the mixtape or cd for the girl that he is crazy about. He doesn't know how to put his own feelings in to words, so he uses his favorite songs or at least, songs that show how he feels. In the first and second verse, every line is a song title. For example, I'm All Shook Up - Elvis Presley, Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey.
anonymous May 12th, 2014 5:18pm report
I just think that words can't describe how much he loves her.
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anonymous Aug 15th, 2015 8:27pm report
It means nothing all the lyrics except the chorus are taken from classic love songs, that's the genius and the whole point of the song...
Better than words=one direction
More than a feeling= Boston
Crazy in love= Beyonce and Jay Z
Dancing on the ceiling= Lionel Richie
Everytime we touch=Cascada
Im all shook up= Elvis Presley
You make me wanna= Usher
How deep is your love=BeeGees
Baby Baby= Justin Bieber
Better than words= one direction
Drive me crazy= Britney Spears
Someone like you=Adele
Always be my baby= Mariah Carey
Best I ever had= Drake
Hips dont lie=Shakira
You make me wanna= Usher
One more night= maroon 5
Crazy(we're crazy)=Gnarls Barkley
Hope this clears it up!! :)
anonymous Aug 15th, 2015 8:10pm report
I don't think there's a clear cut meaning of this song, people are taking it way too literally. Every lyric of this song is literally the title or main part of a chorus from another well-known song. I'm the very first line, better than words(1D), more than a feeling(BOSTON),crazy in love(Beyonce&jayz), dancing on the ceiling (Lionel Richie), every time we touch(..the honestys too much),I'm all shook up (ELVIS),U make me wanna(USHER),How deep is your love(BEE GEES),God only knows(BEACH BOYS), Baby, Baby(JUSTIN BIEBER)... I could go on, but I won't, I think I've made my point. If they are saying anything at all with the song which I still seriously doubt it is that their love is so great for whoever or whatever they can't find the words so they're going to use the words from the most classic love songs they can find. I actually think it's the most genius lyrics and song in their entire catalog. Absolutely brilliant.
anonymous Apr 19th, 2015 4:21pm report
This song is basically saying, that the love they have for all their fans is 'Better than words" they don't know how to thank them enough. That's basically how the chorous is defined. But indeed the verses are about sex. End of story.
anonymous Oct 12th, 2014 10:53pm report
Liam was getting it in.
anonymous Aug 23rd, 2014 8:00pm report
Well by the comments i read alot of it was that its about sex, i didnt think they would do a song about that but in one of there concerts harry was singing and he touched his private part during the "you make me wanna tsss" part soo yeah its about sex :)
anonymous Jul 18th, 2014 7:48pm report
the song is talking about, how the girl makes him feel and he doesn't know how to show how much she means to him, the way she moves, making him happy and he's crazy in love, the girl makes him a better person, loving him for who he is. but in return he tries his best to show her his love.
anonymous Jul 16th, 2014 7:57pm report
HE TOUCHED THE BOOTY #NEMO
anonymous Feb 9th, 2014 2:57pm report
Sex. It says, "best I ever had, HIPS DONT LIE" you use your HIPS when you have sex, right? And he's talking about the "best he ever had" like the best sex he ever had. Sorry, but there is NO WAY those lyrics aren't talking about sex.
anonymous Nov 25th, 2013 11:52am report
I think this song is about what love feels like and how words can not describe it and will never prepare you for how wonderful the feeling is.
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