What does More than This mean?

One Direction: More than This Meaning

Album cover for More than This album cover

Song Released: 2012

More than This Lyrics

I'm broken
Do you hear me
I'm blinded
Cause you are everything I see
I'm dancing, alone
I'm praying
That your heart will just turn around

And as I walk up to your door
My head turns to face the floor
Cause I can't look you in the eyes...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Mar 16th 2012 !⃝

    "As he opens his arms and hold you close tonight, it just don't feel right, cause i can love u more than this"
    The girl is with another boy and he loves her and he knows that she deserves better, that he can love her more.

    "Cause i cant look you in the eyes and say"
    She is so beautiful to him that he can't even find the words to finally tell her what he feels.

    "If I am louder, would you see me? would you lay down, in my arms and rescue me?"
    If i raise my voice, if i tell you what i feel, if I make it clear would u care, would u love me back? would you be with me?

    "We are the same, you save me and when you leave is gone again"
    He knows she they are made for each-other, that she his his other better half. When she finally gets closer and they are together he feels better, he feels like she "saves" him, but when she is not there he feels empty again.

    "Than i see you in the street in his arms, i get week, my body fails i am on my knees praying"
    When he thinks he is ready to tell her, that she might just respond to his love, he sees her with the other guy and that breaks his heart and he feels like this can't be happening, prays for it not to be real.

    "I have never had the words to say, but now i am asking you to stay, for a little while inside of my arms. Ad as you close ur eyes tonight, i will pray that you will see the light, that's shining from the stars above"
    He never told her how much she meant to him, never told her how much he needed her, but now he doesn't wanna lose her, he sees that things are getting to the next level with her boyfriend and he decides is time to tell have all he feels. She probably had to think about it so he will pray for her to see that he is the one, he can love her like she deserves that she will "see the light".

    At the end she says with her old boyfriend and he just knows that he can love her more than that but he just have to stand everything, and live without her.

    Well that's my interpretation, even though i hate the ending, she should have chosen "him" He can love her more than this <3 ZAYN


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Jan 29th 2012 !⃝

    I disagree with the previous interpetation.

    I think the song is another song about a boy wishing to be with a girl, but she is already with somebody else, and it's driving him crazy because he knows she could feel loved SO MUCH more than she feels when with him.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Feb 2nd 2012 !⃝

    I agree with the previous interpretaton.
    It was a boy who is desperately and deeply inlove with a girl but they can't be together because the girl already has somebody else.

  4. anonymous
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    May 23rd 2020 !⃝

    ‘This song is pretty confusing
    I had to read it like 4 times before I finally got it . I think.....??
    I don’t know
    So what I think is that this song is about a guy who likes his best friend, who has a boyfriend .
    The guy tries telling the girl (his best friend ) but then he just doesn’t have guts to look her in the eyes and tell her he loves her.
    He prays every night that the girl will understand his love for her he prays that she just won’t feel ‘right’ in her boyfriends arms , that she will feel like she and her boyfriend aren’t meant to be.
    Every time he sees her with her boyfriend he feels utterly depressed he feels like he can love her more , that she deserves more love than she is receiving from her boyfriend and that he can give her all the love she deserves.
    When he is with her he feels happy and satisfied to be with her he hopes that one day she will realise that he is the one she deserves, he is the one who loves her for her.
    He asks himself if she would notice him and return the feelings if he speaks up and opens up about the love he feels for her .

    This was my interpretation if you guys agree with me please let me know.

    If you feel otherwise please share your views I love reading from different perspectives . It just adds to the emotional feeling I get when I hear the song : )

  5. anonymous
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    Apr 1st 2020 !⃝

    This song is about a boy who is in love with a girl and she has a boyfriend. He starts catching her attention then tells her how he feels. But she is in love with her boyfriend and stays with him

  6. Jhevb
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    Apr 9th 2018 !⃝

    In my interpretation, they are bestfriends and the girl loves him before but he refuses to love her back, because he only love her as his bestfrie d. Now the girl find another man to love and with that, he felt lost of someone, not a bestfriend but a girl he loves. Now he love her more than as a bestfriend.

    PS. Sorry for bad english and wrong grammar.

    I'm a story writer but in a different language.

    You can reach me here -
    jayveeborja98@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/jvbtwentyone

  7. anonymous
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    Mar 5th 2017 !⃝

    Its quiet touching,a guy loves a girl who is already taken by someone else but the guy thinks he deserves her more and can love her more than what her current boyfriend loves her.
    Jeff Mwanza

  8. anonymous
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    Feb 2nd 2016 !⃝

    I felt the same as the boys did cause my ex- best mate started dating the girl that I loved and all I thought that I couldn't love more than my ex-best mate could and it kinda hurt

  9. anonymous
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    Mar 13th 2013 !⃝

    i think its about how a girl is with another guy and a boy thinks that he couldnt love her like he does

  10. anonymous
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    Dec 7th 2012 !⃝

    (This is only my opinion) This song could be a message from an old friend that has always loved this girl. This guy friend of her's could have been there for her through all her different boyfriends, and break ups that followed and all the tough times in her life. I believe that he is trying to tell her that all these guys aren't doing her good, and that he loves her and has been here all along. That he could treat her better, he understanders her more, can love her more.

  11. anonymous
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    Sep 17th 2012 !⃝

    I think that it means that a guy really is in love with this girl, but she is with someone else. He is saying, "If you come to me, I will love you more than anyone else, because I cant love you more than I do right now."

  12. anonymous
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    Aug 29th 2012 !⃝

    Some people have been very unobsevant and missed the fact it says "I CAN love you more than this". The song is told from a guy's Point of view as he longs for another girl, but unfortunately she is with someone else. By saying he can love her more than this, is referring to the current guy she is with and how he could treat her better. He wants to tell her, but she's to occupied with her boyfriend.

  13. anonymous
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    Aug 27th 2012 !⃝

    the first interpretaion is amazing and tells you what line mean what and it is just an amazing desciption of what the song is about

  14. anonymous
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    Aug 10th 2012 !⃝

    Anonymous on July 5th, I think you're kind of right. Everyone has different interpretations though.

    It is probably about an affair, because how else would this line make sense? "I've never had the words to say/But now I'm asking you to stay/For a little while inside my arms"

  15. anonymous
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    Aug 8th 2012 !⃝

    I just want all the previous posters to know that the lyrics are "I CAN love you more than this." I have the album with the lyrics written in it and that's what it says so... yeah. :\

  16. anonymous
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    Aug 5th 2012 !⃝

    Liam's part is saying that this girl has been on his mind so much that she is everything he thinks about and sees. He's praying that her heart will turn around and see that he is and has been there for her all alone. Harry's part and the chorus is about how when the girl's new boyfriend holds her it wont be right because she deserves the love that he can give her not what shes getting from her new guy. Niall's part is saying that if he tells her he loves her will she hear him. Will she accept his love. He says she is meant to be with him and she saved him but when she leaves him hes empty again. Louis's part says that when he sees her with her new boyfriend it hurts so much that he can't hold himself together. He prays that its not real. Zayn's part says that he's never told her how he feels but now that he sees her leaving him he wants her to stay with him. When she goes to bed that night he prays that she will see the "light" which is his love that's shining from the stars above them

  17. anonymous
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    Jul 27th 2012 !⃝

    This song is about them playing the friend in the relationship
    In some relationships there are

    1.Boyfriend (In love with gf)
    2.Girlfriend (In love with bf)
    3.Ex (Secretly trying to destroy the relationship)
    4.Friend (Secretly hoping the relationship ends or fails)

    And in this song they are playing the cowardly friend no affence to them
    This friend hopes the relationship will end or fail so he can swoop in and be the comforting guy who is there for her and he does not take any sort of action and when the ex finds out the friend and the GF/BF are together he gets mad

  18. anonymous
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    Jul 20th 2012 !⃝

    I think it's about a guy and he loves a girl but she's with another dude so he is trying to tell her that he could love and care for her a lot more soooo I think someone had the same answer well I agree with you

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