"Sweater Weather" as written by Jesse James Rutherford, Zachary Abels and Jeremy Freedman....
And all I am is a man
I want the world in my hands
I hate the beach
But I stand in California with my toes in the sand
Use the sleeves on my sweater
Lets have an adventure
Head in the clouds but my gravity centered
Touch my neck and I'll touch yours
You in those little high waisted shorts

Oh, she knows what I think about
And what I think about
One love, two mouths
One love, one house
No shirts, no blouse
Just us, you find out
Nothing I really wanna tell you about no
'Cause it's too cold, whoa
For you here
And now, so let me hold, whoa
Both your hands in the holes of my sweater

And if I may just take your breath away
I don't mind if there's not much to say
Sometimes the silence guides your mind
So move to a place so far away
The goosebumps start to race
The minute that my left hand meets your waist
And then I watch your face
Put my finger on your tongue 'cause you love to taste yeah
These hearts adore, everyone the other beat heart is for
Inside this place is warm
Outside it starts to pour

Coming down
One love, two mouths
One love, one house
No shirts, no blouse
Just us, you find out
Nothing I really wanna tell you about, no no no
'Cause it's too cold, whoa
For you here
And now, so let me hold, whoa
Both your hands in the holes of my sweater

'Cause it's too cold, whoa
For you here
And now, so let me hold, whoa
Both your hands in the holes of my sweater

Whoa, whoa, whoa

Whoa, whoa whoa
Whoa, whoa whoa
Whoa, whoa
Whoa, whoa whoa
Whoa, whoa

'Cause it's too cold, whoa
For you here
And now, so let me hold, whoa
Both your hands in the holes of my sweater

It's too cold, whoa
For you here
And now, so let me hold, whoa
Both your hands in the holes of my sweater

It's too cold, it's too cold
The hands of my sweater


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"Sweater Weather" as written by Jesse Rutherford Jeremy Freedman

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  • +25
    My InterpretationIs it possible this song revolves around the speaker admitting that they are currently in a relationship of infidelity?

    SHE knows what I think about...just US, YOU find out. Nothing that we don't wanna tell you about.

    At first listen, it sounded like a cute song but after listening to it a few times, it sounds more like a confessional. There's a You and there's a She and I think they're different people. He's having a relationship on the side and he's telling "you" that it's too cold here; he can't offer her his sweater, but he can offer her a place in the holes of his sweater.

    She's getting somebody else's leftovers. Am I off?
    BatteryPoweredLighton August 29, 2012   Link
  • +13
    My InterpretationMy interpretation of the song is that he is emotionally cold and quiet person but also a man of action, he communicates through his actions. He can't just come out and be all romantic but by his body language the girl he loves knows how much he wants to be with her and his actions toward her are warm considering his cold exterior.
    tinabingaon October 13, 2013   Link
  • +11
    My InterpretationI personally don't think this song is about infidelity. This is because he says

    "One love, two mouths
    One love, one house
    No shirts, no blouse
    Just us, you find out"

    This chorus I think is specifically talking about him and the woman he desires. Also he says in another verse,

    "These hearts adore, everyone the other beat heart is for"

    I think he's saying their hearts beat for each other.

    To me this song is about him offering all that he has to this woman, even if it's not much, "Both your hands in the holes of my sweater"
    hellojelloon May 16, 2013   Link
  • +10
    My InterpretationI think that this song is about being unprepared to love another person because of the heavy depression weighting down on ones own life. He says that inside it is warm but outside it's ice cold. The depression is so overbearing that it is too cold to love another.

    Use the sleeves of my sweater, let's have an adventure. He's using the pieces of strength he has to enjoy his time with her.

    Head in the ground but gravity centered means that she takes him away but he still has those problems.

    She knows what I'm thinkin about. And what I'm thinkin about is one love one house one love two mouths no shirt no blouse. He wants a love that is committed and means something between only the two of them and includes a sexual component but

    Nothing that I really wanna tell you about no. He doesn't want her to know how pained he is when she isn't there to take it away.

    I think this is a very sexy song and that references suggest that their sexual chemistry is wonderful but that he is afraid to put anything more down because of his own personal issues. Just my thought. I can definitely relate to this.
    Larlarlaurenon February 22, 2014   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationHe wants a woman he can't have. He's singing to her.

    She knows he wants her and there's an obvious mutual attraction but nothing can happen due to the situation... he'll settle with holding her hands in the holes of his sweater.

    This song has nothing to do with a threesome or women. It's one woman he wants that he can't have.

    --->Oh, she knows what I think about
    And what I think about
    One love, two mouths (him and her)
    One love, one house (him and her)
    No shirts, no blouse
    Just us, you find out (he wants her to be curious)
    Nothing I really wanna tell you about no
    'Cause it's too cold whoa
    For you here
    And now, so let me hold whoa
    Both your hands in the holes of my sweater
    lilbon May 10, 2013   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationI take the song more literally. All the words describe a young summer love; reminds me of mine this summer. Just a guy letting his hormones get the best of him and being with his girl.
    queens21on November 12, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General CommentShes means the world to him and he wants an excuse to hold her hands. So he takes her someplace cold and when she gets cold offers to hold her hands and to warm her.

    The line should be:
    These hearts adore everyone the other beats heart is for.

    Meaning he can hear her heartbeat and he adores her and she adores him.
    barnmaddoon June 07, 2013   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationWell there could be multiple meanings to this song. but heres mine.

    hes in the states (there a british group) for a little bit. hes with a girl, he doesnt like the beach but he wants to make her happy. and when he says all i am is a man i want the word in my hands. Hes meaning he wants everything to go his way and to do everything he wants. then hes describing his lust for this girl. the she knows what i think about part is her sensing his intense sexual attraction. and when he goes on about it hes stating their fantasies they had together, and the fantasies he has of her.

    the chorus is just about finding comfort in a storm, making the best of things. finding somewhere warm.

    the second verse is about being really comfortable around her. even when its sileant and awkward. "These hearts adore everyone other beats heart is for" Stating they like each other. And then saying this fantasy is nice, but his real reality for her is ice cold.

    So I think this songs about an affair he had with this girl. and this songs about her, he cant do much for her, but he can try and comfort her and hold her hands in the hole of his sweater. This is just my interpretation.
    RolyPolyxoon June 25, 2014   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningIt's clear he doesn't have a high opinion himself when he says,"I'm just a man." He is also from modest means (he has holes in his sweater). He is asking for this woman to accept him as he is, and she can read his mind. Both hearts are warm, and they are warm for one another. They have one love and two mouths, alluding to a spiritual connection through the act of kissing. He wants to hold her, warm, her, and take care of her.

    This song is very much about a man loving a woman and wanting to care for her.
    solitas777on April 02, 2016   Link
  • +1
    Lyric Correctionbest version of the lyrics i can find, but i believe it's:

    these hearts adore,
    every one the other beats hard is for
    niplacereson July 09, 2012   Link

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