"Firefly" as written by and Ed Sheeran....
I fell in love next to you
Burning fires in this room
It just fits, light and smooth
Like my feet in my shoes
Little one, lie with me
Sew you heart to my sleeve
We'll stay quiet underneath
Shooting stars if it helps you sleep
And hold me tight, don't let me breathe
Feeling like you won't believe

There's a firefly loose tonight
Better catch it before it burns this place down
And I lie if I don't feel so right
But the world looks better through your eyes

There's a firefly loose tonight
Better catch it before it burns this place down
And I lie if I don't feel so right
But the world looks better through your eyes

Teach my skin those new tricks
Warm me up with your lips
Heart to heart, melt me down
It's too cold in this town
Close your eyes, lean on me
Face to mouth, lips to cheek
Feeling numb in my feet
You're the one
To help me get to sleep

And hold me tight, don't let me breathe
Feeling like you won't believe

There's a firefly loose tonight
Better catch it before it burns this place down
And I lie if I don't feel so right
But the world looks better through your eyes

There's a firefly loose tonight
Better catch it before it burns this place down
And I lie if I don't feel so right
But the world looks better through your eyes

It's only been one night of love
And maybe that is not enough
Hold me tight, don't let me breathe
Feeling like you won't believe

It's only been one night of love
And maybe that is not enough
Hold me tight, don't let me breathe
Feeling like you won't believe

There's a firefly loose tonight
Better catch it before it burns this place down
And I lie if I don't feel so right
But the world looks better through your eyes

There's a firefly loose tonight
Better catch it before it burns this place down
And I lie if I don't feel so right
But the world looks better through your eyes


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"Firefly" as written by Ed Sheeran

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    My InterpretationI cant say the meaning of this song is very clear, although I think it may mean that he is falling in love with a friend and he is trying to persuade her to love him, (It just fits, light and smooth, Like my feet in my shoes, Little one, lie with me, Sew you heart to my sleeve) When he says, (We'll stay quiet underneath, Shooting stars if it helps you sleep) I think he means he will be ok with her not wanting to tell anyone and will do anything for her.
    In the chorus I think he is explaining that their love might be dangerous, (There's a firefly loose tonight, Better catch it before it burns this place down.) But he also mentions that it feels right and he needs her in his life, (And I lie if I don't feel so right, But the world looks better through your eyes) In the next verse he asks her to kiss him (Teach my skin, those new tricks, Warm me up with your lips....etc.)
    Then when he says (It's only been one night of love and maybe that is not enough...) it may have not gone well and he's asking her for another chance.
    Reply if you have any better ideas. ;)
    songstress24on March 30, 2014   Link
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    Link(s)Me and a friend had to make a presentation of our interpretation of any song we wanted and we did it on firefly :)
    Check it out here:
    docs.google.com/a/student.rcdsb.on.ca/presentation/d/1rL1uwNRtsmVCdWxy-RZH95IN845y4i8q6zBPJAv35yA/…

    And don't be lazy and not click it I swear that's it's really cool looking and we pretty much explained every line. Heheh..
    xcatherineon April 14, 2015   Link

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