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[Niall]
I figured it out
I figured out from black and white
Seconds and hours
Maybe we had to take some time


[Liam]
I know how it goes
I know how it goes from wrong and right
Silence and sound
Did they ever hold each other tight, like us?
Did they ever fight, like us?

[Harry]
You and I
We don't want to be like them
We can make it 'till the end
Nothing can come between
You and I
Not even the Gods above
Can separate the two of us
No, nothing can come between
You and I
Oh, you and I


[Zayn]
I figured it out
Saw the mistakes of up and down
Meet in the middle
There's always room for common ground


[Louis]
I see what it's like
I see what it's like for day and night

Never together
'Cause they see things in a different light, like us
But they never tried, like us

[Harry]
You and I
We don't want to be like them
We can make it 'till the end
Nothing can come between
You and I
Not even the Gods above
Can separate the two of us


[Zayn]
'Cause you and I

[All]
We don't want to be like them,
We can make it 'till the end
Nothing can come between
You and I
Not even the God's above
Can separate the two of us

No, nothing can come between
You and I
Oh, You and I
You and I
We can make it if we try
You and I
Oh You and I



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  • U
    +7
    UnregisteredDec 12, 2013 at 2:40 am
    To me I think that they are singing to a girl who's parents had a unsecsessful marrige and is trying to tell her that they will never fall apart but only get stronger in time. And not to be scared because as long as they have faith and try to stay together their relationship will work out.
  • U
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    UnregisteredDec 5, 2013 at 9:22 pm
    This song means that they want to only be with their girlfriends; they don't care about what anyone says or thinks. They don't care what she does. It says that nothing can come between their love. Nothing will separate them, ever. The boys do not want their relationships to be like others, which end in tragity. They want their relationships to be special.
    Also, did anyone else notice they said "gods"? I had a PJO fangirl moment there. :)
  • U
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    UnregisteredApr 17, 2014 at 10:50 pm
    I think it's about them,both of them being very different from each other (black and white,day and night)yet their relationship being so strong. They are willing to fight through whatever comes in their way and ignore their differences.They will be together no matter what comes in their way because they each love each other very much. I also love this song, it reminds me of someone :) that's actually the complete opposite of me 8D anyway I love this song and a big hello to all the directioner a out there.
  • j
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    Jordan WashingtonApr 25, 2014 at 5:03 am
    I feel that this song is just saying that you shouldn't care what people think about your relationship. Nothing can separate you/break you guys up if you really love/are for one another. When they say "We don't want to be like them," maybe they're comparing their relationship to a failed on. This song also says, in my opinion, that a strong relationship can make it through any/everything.
  • U
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    UnregisteredDec 5, 2013 at 10:55 pm
    I think it is more like they don't want to be like the boys' whose parents have divorced ended up.. They feel like maybe they didn't fight for their relationship to stay in place. The boys don't want their relationships to end up like that, they want to last forever. They don't want to ever break up or divorce their significant other. I feel like this is really Zayn to Perrie since they're engaged now.. But it could work for Louis and Eleanor as well since they've been together for so long.

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