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One Direction: Little Things Meaning

Song Released: 2012

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Your hand fits in mine
Like it's made just for me
But bear this in mind
It was meant to be
And I'm joining up the dots
With the freckles on your cheeks
And it all makes sense to me...

I know you've never loved
The crinkles by your...


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    Jun 11th, 2014 6:03pm report

    I think that this song is beautiful. It's telling you that society's view of you does not matter. "The dimples in your back, at the bottom of you spine..." Stands out to me because only someone who has been intimate wit you knows that. They're telling you your imperfections are what makes you perfect and maybe one day you will see that. But until then, they will love you enough for the both of you, maybe even more.


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    Jan 12th, 2013 1:42pm report

    This is how I see it...
    He starts off by singing about the girl he's in love with and how all the things she's insecure about when it comes to herself are actually things that make him love her.
    Then, he goes from saying "I won't let these little things slip out of my mouth" (I guess he doesn't want to point these things out because she's sensitive about them?) to saying "I've just let these little things slip out of my mouth." But it doesn't matter because all of these qualities (or "little things") make her who she is and as he says, she's perfect to him.
    So in the end, he's telling her he's in love with her and everything about her, no matter if she views some of those qualities as imperfections.


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    Sep 18th, 2014 9:48am report

    Gosh , I all i can say is that this song has saved so many lives including mine . This song is very emotional , it talks about how the girls who have incecuties , are depressed ,suicidal , and self harm are beautiful & that every little thing about them is beautiful . Its also saying to keep your head up & that eveything is going to be okay and to not forget that your beautiful .


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    Dec 2nd, 12:20pm report

    Uhhmm... This song seems to be written for all those who are insecure of themselves...and no one in particular...

    Am personally not a Larry fan in a romantic way but I couldn't help but notice one line sung by Louis which mentions about "talking in your sleep" and...guess what? Harry has a condition of talking in his sleep... That felt bit strange but again, that could be about any other girl too so...


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    Nov 18th, 11:28am report

    Little Things has saved my life. I’ve been in a rough place. I’ve been suicidal and I’ve self harmed because of the way I was. I can’t tell you how much this has impacted me. I relate to every single lyric in this song. It’s amazing how one song can change your life. I can’t even describe what I’ve been through. I’ve been bullied, physically and emotionally. I hated everything, sometimes I still do. I was called fat and hideous, which led me down an anorexic path. I cry every time I hear this because of how much this song really means to me. The lyrics I relate to most are “I know you’ve never loved the sound of your voice on tape, you never want to know how much you weigh, you still have to squeeze into your jeans, but you’re perfect to me,” and “you’ve never loved your stomach or your thighs.” I’m so grateful for these boys, even though they’ve broken up, I’m still so grateful for them all.


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    Apr 17th, 2019 4:17am report

    I think this song is about zayn and harry zarry.


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    May 4th, 2018 5:05pm report

    Am I the only one that hears this and thinks of a girl with an eating disorder and one of them being in love with her or is that just me?.


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    Oct 10th, 2017 10:39pm report

    This song is about a boy telling his crush that she means so much to him in my eyes it is me telling my crush that he is so cute and hot hey:).


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    Sep 21st, 2017 9:18am report

    This is a song in which Harry describes all Louis' little things. And he sings "I am in love with Lou" and "and all Lou little things". Those two are obviously in love. #LarryStylinson


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    May 7th, 2017 5:22am report

    This is a beautiful song where a guy tells his girl how beautiful she is to him. She has a few flaws like everyone around,but he finds these amazing and gorgeous.
    He means to say that he is in love with her, and all those tiny flaws that she might hate about herself.
    And remember, you are imperfectly perfect with perfect imperfections.
    Thanks for reading.


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    Mar 3rd, 2017 3:52am report

    This song is not about a particular girl it is about all the girls.The girls thought that the flaws are their imperfections but in this song it has been so beautifully explained to us that they are not our imperfections. The flaws are the little little things that makes us unique,beautiful nd elegent among all of us.And lastly the song tells that there will be always someone in each of our lives who will love us dearly nd truly no matter if u have flaws also.


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    Dec 7th, 2016 12:10am report

    A very interesting song. My favorite one <3. It shows that no matter what you are or what your flaws are. There's always someone who will appreciate those and will love you sincerely. *THUMBS UP*


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    Jul 20th, 2016 7:08pm report

    At first I thought this song was about like zayn's perspective to liam but then I realized that not every song is about ziam or larry but I think this song is about letting girls know that they are perfect to the people that love them and that they don't know why there insecure. The only part that I think is ziam is the part where they sing, "it's you" to eachother


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    Apr 2nd, 2016 4:40pm report

    That someone loves you no matter what little imperfections you have. That people will overlook these things and you shouldn't worry.


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    Mar 14th, 2016 3:29am report

    This song literally sounds like they're describing Louis to a T.


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    Dec 31st, 2015 12:17am report

    maybe this song is about not just one girl, but all girls. it details all little imperfections that a guy notices and girl don't want them to notice. It describes how guys really see girls and how there is always a guy out there who will love you and all your little imperfections.


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    Aug 31st, 2015 8:10pm report

    Personally, I think this song is about Larry. I think Harry got Ed to write for him as a message to Louis.


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    Jul 10th, 2015 7:30am report

    I think that this song is trying to tell us that what we may see as insecurities are what makes us beautiful and perfect. It's telling us that there is a guy out there that will love us even if we don't. They will love us for all of our insecurities and that they will always be there for us.

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