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One Direction – 18 lyrics

[Verse 1: Harry Styles]
I got a heart, and I got a soul
Believe me, I use them both
We made a start, be it a false one I know
Baby, I don't want to feel alone


[Pre-Chorus: Zayn Malik]
So kiss me where I lay down
My hands pressed to your cheeks
A long way from the playground


[Chorus: Harry Styles]
I have loved you since we were eighteen
Long before we both thought the same thing

To be loved and to be in love
All I can do is say that these arms were made for holding you
I wanna love like you made me feel
When we were eighteen


[Verse 2: Niall Horan]
We took a chonce, God knows we've tried
Yet all along I knew we'd be fine


[Verse 3: Liam Payne]
So pour me a drink, oh love
Let's split the night wide open and we'll see everything we can
Living love in slow motion, motion, motion


[Pre-Chorus: Zayn Malik]
So kiss me where I lay down
My hands pressed to your cheeks
A long way from the playground


[Chorus: All]
I have loved you since we were eighteen
Long before we both thought the same thing
To be loved and to be in love
All I can do is say that these arms were made for holding you
I wanna love like you made me feel
When we were eighteen


[Bridge: Zayn Malik]
Kiss me where I lay down
My hands pressed to your cheeks

A long way from the playground

[Chorus: Louis Tomlinson]
I have loved you since we were eighteen
Long before we both thought the same thing


[Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson]
To be loved and to be in love

And all I can do is say that these arms were made for holding you
And I wanna love like you made me feel
When we were eighteen


I wanna love like you made me feel
When we were eighteen

I wanna love like you made me feel
When we were eighteen



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/o/one_direction/18.html

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    Literally the people who talk about the Harry and Louis fake thing are so ridiculous. Leave the poor boys alone thier not in a secret relationship! I swear it's only insane American fourteen year olds who feel this way. This is just a beautiful song about teenage love for Christ sake!
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    This song is Larry af and the line "To be loved and be in love" is basically when Harry said "mutual we've discussed it" cuz he likes Louis and Louis feels the same way. "Long way from the playground " means that Harry and Louis have grown since "The X-Factor" and their love had grown. "I have loved you since we where 18, long before we both thought the same thing" Louis and Harry meet way before the x-factor and one of them probably feel for the other before the other knew. "I wanna love like you made me feel when we were 18" Louis and Harry didn't have to hide how they felt back then and they with to have that now, they want to find anymore they just want to act like they did. So pour me a drink, oh love.
    Let's split the night wide open and we'll see everything we can
    Living love in slow motion, motion, motion" They are saying that they don't ever want their love to end they want it to last at long as I can, while they tour the world together as One Direction.
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    lilwallyjr
    I think it's about Larry. They with that it could still be the way it was when there were 18. I know your thinking Louis is older but it means the time in between when life was easier. Now management is forcing them to act differently and "the beard" Eleanor, is tearing them apart.
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    autumnbaucom
    This song is about a couple who started out young, and when they first started their relationship it was not real. But when they got older (18) they took a real chance at starting a serious relationship and it worked out. Now they are older (early 20s) and the artist is looking back on their past talking about the best time in their relationship which was when they were 18. The artist talks about how he gave it his all and how well it worked out. They go on to say that their relationship is real and that they are perfect for each other. Now the artists are trying to relive the best years of the beginning of their relationship (age 18) and that he wants to go back and relive it in slow motion to really take it in and remember everything.
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    DanieHoran
    I think this song is more about of that with best-friends. Like you've been best-friends since you were children or maybe since you were tweens but then the boy only realized he loved you when you two were eighteen. Or also if one of the lads had a girl they loved since eighteen and although they couldn't say it to the girl's face, they're trying to convey it through songs? Maybe.
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