What does Diana mean?

One Direction: Diana Meaning

Album cover for Diana album cover

Diana Lyrics

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...

  1. anonymous
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    Jan 10th 2015 !⃝

    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.

  2. anonymous
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    Dec 28th 2014 !⃝

    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 :)

  3. anonymous
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    Nov 27th 2014 !⃝

    Please do not take this the wrong way, or get offended, ect. Reading through the interpretations about eating disorders, and the first line of the song, I started thinking about Louis, and his semi-recent weight loss. I know it was just rumored, and it could be totally blown out of preportion, but I, myself, have seen a drastic change in his weight. The poor thing does look borderline EDNOS. I know you may not agree, and I know it may not be true, but my interpretation was that it could be the boys (more specifically Harry), trying to reassure him... definately a vague thought, but I thought I would share it.

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  4. anonymous
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    Oct 15th 2014 !⃝

    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)

  5. anonymous
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    Oct 8th 2014 !⃝

    It's to all their depressed fans. They say they want to help you through it, even if they have never met you. He fact they can feel you crying shows that they know their fans and we all have a place in their heart. The name Diana was from Princess Diana who tragically died in a car crash in the 90's. The royal family basically hated her and her husband, Prince Charles, cheated on her. She was depressed and apparently self harmed.

  6. anonymous
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    Sep 26th 2014 !⃝

    I wouldn't take it as far as it being about suicide itself, and its not about a certain girl that they care about. its about any girl who thinks she isn't good enough to be accepted. in the song the lyrics "You've been lonely,You don't even know me,But I can feel you crying, Diana, Let me be the one to lift your heart up and save your life, I don't think you even realize baby you'd be saving mine." that means that they may not know you personally, but that doesn't mean that losing you wouldn't hurt someone. and that you mean a lot to someone. when it says let me be the one to lift your heart up and save your life, its saying that you know what I may not know you but I want to help you and I want you to be strong enough to go through what you are going through. so its not completely about suicide but its about girls everywhere feeling hopeless and depressed, and that they feel like everyone would be better off if they were gone, but they want you to know that life is worth living

  7. anonymous
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    Sep 21st 2014 !⃝

    The song is not towards the eating disorder "Ana" or anorexia, which I can understand how people can think that because in the song it sounds like they're saying "Die Ana." The song is based for all girls (or boys) who have ever felt like Princess Diana in England who self-harmed and had depression. It is to speak out and tell their fans that they should never feel as though they aren't enough and that they are never alone.

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  8. abigailbarnes
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    Aug 11th 2014 !⃝

    The song was written for the fans who sit up at night thinking about suicide this was their was of asking them almost pleading them not to cos every fan that die they lose fart of them selves and something else takes its place that is why they have changed so much.

  9. anonymous
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    Aug 6th 2014 !⃝

    Sorry to the girl who said it was not about self harm, but it is. i have seen the videos, and everyone says it is. Diana is to any fans trying to kill or hurt themselves. In the song it says stuff like, 'let me save your life,' and stuff like i get the messages u sent. It tottaly is about self harm.

  10. AmiiPayne
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    Jul 30th 2014 !⃝

    It's a song to make us feel better about ourselves and to show how much the boys care for us.

  11. anonymous
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    Jul 23rd 2014 !⃝

    This song is about a girl.

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  12. anonymous
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    Jul 23rd 2014 !⃝

    This is very long but PLEASE!! read this could help

    This song is talking about a girl, if you really listen to the song carefully and not think everything is about you guys. i'm not hating on the fans but there are songs that are about girls they care for. just saying it's not about eating disorder,self harm,etc... but all those things are important. i can see why you guys thought so.

    Here is my interpretation:

    1)in all of the photo's they make her look small, and how can he not miss her at all.

    2) he would never mistreat her in anyway,he's not a bad guy and he does things a little different, they live in separate worlds. but he still hears her call, as in get her messages.

    3)let him be the one to put a spark in her eyes and fall in love again. he's know she's been lonely and the fact that she doesn't really know him, he knows she's been crying.

    4) let him be the one to take her pain away and stop her from crying. let him show how much he loves her and she doesn't realize that he really misses her and she's the one that's really saving him.

    5)it's only been a while (it's only been four months) since they've been getting to know each other and now that he's gone,(but you've fallen down so far) she fallen for him in that short time, he's surprise that she had fallen for him but he know that already because he fells the same way. (how could someone mislead you at all) how can he mislead you when he's busy all the time but at the same time trying to keep in contact. he misses her and she's always on his mind.

    6)(i wanna reach out for you) he wants to talk to her but it's very hard to when everyone around hum is always ways watching every move he makes. (i wanna break these walls) he want to get to her but it's so hard he's afraid to out her in danger. (i speak a different langue, but i still hear your call) two different world but he still gets her calls.

    7)let him be the one to make her happy and give him all his love(Diana let me be the one to light a fire in those eyes) she's been all alone by herself crying because of him. the fact that you doesn't know him makes her fell dumb. he know what she's going through all of this but he's doesn't know what to do. she's in a lot of pain and it kills him (you've been lonely, you don't even know me but i can feel you crying) let him be the to stop the pain and start loving her, he's saying that she doesn't realize that she's the one that would be saving him because of all the pain he's put her through. (Diana let me be the one to lift your hear and and save your life i don't think you realize baby you'll be saving mine).

    8) he doesn't want her to give up on him, he needs her as much as she needs him (we all need something, this can't be over now.) he's wondering if he could hold on but at the same time he would never put her down but it's really hard.if he knew sooner how this would effect her.(if i could hold on, swear i'll never put you down)

    then the course says it all.

    so basically this song is saying even though she doesn't know him but she want to get to know him and it's really hard. but at the same time he's telling her that he know how she feels and that she's the one that would save him from his pain. he's really scared because he want to love her with all his hear but all he wanted was for her to love him for him and now that he's seen it it's breaking his hear so when he see's her he would never put her through the pain again and she's the one who saves him because she love him more than anything.

    this is what i think of this song. i got to say most of you that are reading this aren't going to believe me but these boys write songs about the girls in their current life the ones that the re dating and the ones they've dated secretly and are dating secretly. sooner or later the two boys that are left single won't be single for long. moreover, don't be sending death note and writing nasty letters to their girlfriends. when you don't even know them, there is a reason why they are dating. not because of money and because he famous but because she really does care for him. she's putting her life at risk putting herself in the public life because she knew what she's getting herself into but also want to be able to support him. you guys as fans of the one direction boys shouldn't be putting a damper on their relationships because that girl she's with isn't "you" or "he could do so much better" but really your just upset because he's not yours himself. your not only hurting her but you'll be hurting him the most. who want to see nasty words about their girlfriend online? that would just make him upset and just couldn't believe those words. don't judge the girl because you don't know who she is. here's what to do put yourselves in her situation. i don't think you would like that. would you? don't start spreading rumors and don't be digging into someones past. the only person to judge you is yourselves. also he knows here and they are still trying to get to know each other. and every girl you see them with or taking a picture with don't assume that they are dating them and if they say so let it be.

    they are going to get tired of it and just stop responding. if you want to know something ask them. wait until they say something. also love them for their music and if you want to get to know them that's going to be hard unless you meet them somewhere and not go all nuts treat them/him like he's someone you want to get to know for them and not what his status/ know for but for the person he is. don't pretend to be someone your not around him because of what he does. but generally talk to him as a human-bean he's a regular guy just with an abnormal life still. respect their space. we all go boy crazy when we see a handsome guy. then you start to plan what out what it would be to be with that person. everyone does it, if you say you don't then your lying. overall they just want someone they would love them for them see their flaws and love it, love them more than they can love you. no one can love someone equally someone always loves some more.

    for me i want Niall and Harry to find someone that would love them for who they are as a person. do silly things together, got to the movies with out anyone knowing, midnight adventures, simple dates, play fights, travel together, being absolutely annoying to each other. etc... that would be good if the fans do be happy for them because their happy.

    Niall looks like a trouble maker but really he's the sweetest person just don't make him upset. he would say the most ridiculous things, he's a tease, protective, kind heart, selfless, has playful side, funny, a gentlemen, not too serious. some what hard to read but there's something about him that you just love about him. you don't have to be afraid to say anything to him, even if you are he'll just try to get it out of you. when anything upsets him he'll swears like crazy. he's got a dirty mouth. talking to girls are not he's strong suit,he's never the one to be rude unless your being disrespectful. he doesn't like it when a girl pretends to be something she's not. he want to see the really her. doesn't like a lot of make-up on girls only make-up would be lip gloss or colored. but who would say no to that boy. overall you would never be bored with him.

    Harry he'll go out of his way to see you happy, he may seem like he's not fun but he's a funny person, kind, funny, sweet, old school, selfless, a gentlemen. he seems like a ladies man but he doesn't get way girls like him. he's never the one to be rude unless your being disrespectful. he doesn't like it when a girl pretends to be something she's not. he want to see the really her. doesn't like a lot of make-up on girls only make-up would be lip gloss or colored. he wants to see her natural beauty.

    with both guys they have similar things in common. don't believe everything you read in the magazines and where the source hears it from. these boys want to keep their dating life private and just love the music they make amazing voices and their music grow as they grow.

    thanks for reading my long interpretation!!
    :) <3 this is what i think and what i know about them.

  13. anonymous
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    Jul 19th 2014 !⃝

    I rlly believe this song is abt the fans. I know liam once denied it in an interview and said it was just a good song but seriously just listen to the lyrics. It cant be "just a good song" It has stories behind it and i think the story is about the fans

  14. anonymous
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    Jul 17th 2014 !⃝

    i can tell you for a fact, they said in an interview it is not about cutting, or depression, or princess diana. those interpretations are wrong. look it up, the interview is on youtube

  15. anonymous
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    Jul 16th 2014 !⃝

    It is about self harm, suicide ect. It means don't let anyone out you down. Because onedirection will kick they're backsides and they'll land in Turkey :0

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