One Direction: Diana Meaning
The front pages are your pictures,
They make you look so small,
How could someone not miss you at all?
I never would mistreat ya,
Oh I’m not a criminal,
I speak a different language but I still hear your...
anonymous Nov 25th, 2013 11:08am report
I think Diana is for the fans dealing with depression and bullying etc.
The first verse, "The front pages are your pictures, they make you look so small, how could someone not miss you all?" I think might be a reference to the fan pictures that the This Is Us poster was made up of and that you couldn't miss them no matter how small they made them.
Harry's part is about how he means her/the fans no harm and no matter what language she/you speak, he can still hear your call for help.
The chorus is about how he wants to be the one to make her feel better and save her life. He can 'feel' the girl/fans crying and he wants her/them to let him help her.
Niall's solo is about how it hasn't been very long but she's feeling worse and he's amazed at how someone could mislead and lie to her by making her think she isn't wanted and that she's stupid and ugly etc.
Louis' is about how he wants to help her get better and feel better and that no matter what language you speak, they're both the same and he can still feel that she needs help.
Harry's second solo says that he wants her to trust him and he'd believe in her and be there for her no matter what happeneds.
And I think that the name 'Diana' is a reference to Princess Diana who had depression. I also don't think it's a coincidence that it is a princess they were talking about. I reckon these means they think that 1)No matter who you are, you can still get depression, even famous & royal people can get it and 2) that we are all princesses as well.
Anyway, I think this is what it all means, from what I've put together. :)
anonymous Nov 19th, 2018 11:35pm report
I heard from an **inside source that I can't get into** that a young girl sent a letter to Niall saying she was going to kill herself, and how she couldn't take it anymore. She kept talking about how miserable and that she was so fed up with life. I'm pretty sure her name was Diana, actually. I find it so touching that the boys took time to write a song about this girl and show that they really care. They care so much for their fans and if anything were to happen to them, they'd be devastated. When the boys say "I don't speak your language" I think it means that they can't personally relate to whatever is causing this girl so much pain, but they've been through this and that it gets better. Anyone reading this, please know- wherever you are, whoever you are, I love you. Just know. If you think no one does, I do. <3.
anonymous Mar 9th, 2015 3:23pm report
I think Diana is about any girl who is harming herself,commiting suicide, being bullied,and\or so insecure about her image.
All of the boys are singing about how they wanna help you, even though they don't know you. And whoever is reading this, always remember that you are perfect just the way you are,and the gods made you how you are and didn't do that for no reason or did any mistakes at all.I say this to everyone but have trouble believing this myself, you know what I mean. The boys care about every one of you worldwide.Thank you and I have a random announcement to make and say this to defend yourself:I'm a waffle!SWAG! And I love the realities!Thanks!
anonymous Oct 26th, 2018 10:39am report
I think that the boys are telling us that we are not alone and they will always be there for us.
singerstargirl Jan 2nd, 2018 1:48pm report
I think this is song was written for Princess Diana. the chorus is about how they can hear her crying because of her divorce from Prince Charles after his very public affair. “How could someone mislead you at all” is a reference to how he could betray her trust.The idea is that the singer would never let her go or hurt her. I’m not sure if this right, but it is worth suggesting.
anonymous Jul 14th, 2016 7:05am report
Well my interpretation is that its for the fan who self harms or anything like that.
anonymous Jun 9th, 2016 6:00am report
I think this song about fans who self-harm. Coz Diana is actually "die"(Dia) and "anorexia"(ana). This song remember me if i'm too precious for that. We had reason why god made us. And i really love this song cause this song make me trying to stop harm myself. Thanks x
anonymous Nov 18th, 2015 11:28pm report
Guys one direction themselves said this song is about princess diana.
anonymous Oct 8th, 2015 10:56am report
hi baby cakes well to me personally i think its about self harm and suicide "and baby you'll be saving mine" the name of the song was going to be called Johanna but then Louis said it sounds too much like his mothers name so they changed it to Diana so guys no hate but thats what i think stay beautiful MWAHZZZZ XOXOXOXOXO
anonymous May 18th, 2015 5:17am report
It's about a one direction saying that even though he may not now some of there fans they want to save them and that the fans save their life's in different ways. They don't want their fans to feel unloved and rejected and just want their fans to feel like they belong and are loved by others and that they matter to the world. This is what I think it's about
anonymous Mar 4th, 2015 3:13am report
Guys I don't think it is about Princess Diana because apparently the song was meant to be called Johanna but that was Louis mums name or something so they changed it to Diana. I do think it is about the fans though like the part where it says "looking lonely, you don't even know me" *fans pov* "but I can feel you crying" *the boys pov*
anonymous Feb 17th, 2015 2:34pm report
Okay I think this song is of course about us, the directioners. Obviously, Diana means Princess Diana of Wales. Diana had self harm, I know, but, it is also saying we're princesses. When it says "I speak a different language but I still hear you call", it's talking about how our fanbase is worldwide and diverse. They want our suicidal (not all of us, necessarily) fanbase to know that even though we think that we're just another fan in the crowd, they know who we are and love us. Also when it says "I never would mistreat you" It's about other fanbases attacking us and bullies just because we like one direction. Also the "you don't even know me" Is how we haven't even met them, but we still love them. Lastly, when they say "I don't think you even realize, baby you'd be saving mine" we love the boys so much we'd be putting out lives at risk just for our heroes. That's my theory.
anonymous Feb 17th, 2015 2:43am report
It's actually about Princess Diana back when Prince Charles left her and she went into a stage of depression after he left her for Camilla.
anonymous Jan 10th, 2015 1:37am report
This means to stop self harming. They want you to feel special and beautiful. One Direction told us that we are beautiful so dont self harm. This song helped me because I used to self harm.
anonymous Dec 28th, 2014 12:34pm report
There are a few ways to think about this song. Most people seem to think that it's about suicide or selfharm and that "Diana" means princess Diana who attempted suicide 5 times. Where as others think that it's just a song about a girl they miss. It's been confirmed by the boys that the song is about us (directioners) in general, but also is directed towards the suicidal fanbase. They said that originally they were going to use the name Johanna,but it sounded too similar to Louis's mom's name so at the last minute, they changed it to Diana. So, were not really sure if it means princess Diana, but there is a good chance. I think the song is incredibly sweet and proves that the boys really care about us. Hope this helps :)
anonymous Oct 15th, 2014 10:49pm report
I think its about the fans that they can't always see or meet no matter how much they want to (I still hear your call) or (I speak a different language)
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