"Shape Of You" as written by and Steve Mac Ed Sheeran....
the club isn't the best place to find a lover
So the bar is where I go
Me and my friends at the table doing shots drinking fast and then we talk slow
you come over and start up a conversation with just me and trust me I’ll give it a chance now
Take my hand stop, put van the man on the jukebox and then we start to dance
And now I’m singing like

Girl you know I want your love
Your love was handmade for somebody like me
Come on now follow my lead
I may be crazy don’t mind me
Say boy let’s not talk too much
Grab on my waist and put that body on me
Come on now follow my lead
Come come on now follow my lead

I’m in love with the shape of you
We push and pull like a magnet do
Although my heart is falling too
I’m in love with your body
Last night you were in my room
And now my bed sheets smell like you
Every day discovering something brand new
I’m in love with your body

Oh I X 4
I’m in love with your body
Oh I X 4
I’m in love with your body
Oh I X 4
I’m in love with your body
Every day discovering something brand new
I’m in love with the shape of you

One week in we let the story begin
We’re going out on our first date
You and me are thrifty
So go all you can eat
Fill up your bag and I fill up a plate
We talk for hours and hours about the sweet and the sour
And how your family’s doing ok
leave and get in a taxi, then kiss in the backseat
Tell the driver make the radio play
and I'm singing like

Girl you know I want your love
Your love was handmade for somebody like me
Come on now follow my lead
I may be crazy, don’t mind me
Say boy let’s not talk too much
Grab on my waist and put that body on me
Come on now follow my lead
Come come on now follow my lead

I’m in love with the shape of you
We push and pull like a magnet do
Although my heart is falling too
I’m in love with your body
Last night you were in my room
And now my bed sheets smell like you
Every day discovering something brand new

Well I’m in love with your body
Oh I x 4
I’m in love with your body
Oh I x 4
I’m in love with your body
Oh I X 4
I’m in love with your body
Every day discovering something brand new
I’m in love with the shape of you

Come on be my baby come on X 8

I’m in love with the shape of you
We push and pull like a magnet do
Although my heart is falling too
I’m in love with your body
Last night you were in my room
And now my bed sheets smell like you
Every day discovering something brand new

Well I’m in love with your body
Come on be my baby come on X 6
Every day discovering something brand new
I’m in love with the shape of you


Lyrics submitted by Abbie96, edited by AdamArtz, ellen10003, happyfangirl

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    Song FactOriginally when writing the song Ed Sheeran thought it would work well for Rihanna, but from some of the lyrics decided to make it for him instead. This was the last song finished for his 2017 album.

    idolator.com/7654716/…
    sokornyon March 02, 2017   Link
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    Link(s)"Shape Of You has more of a modern R’n’B vibe a la previous hit Don’t with more tales from the bedroom, these ones minus any bitterness or F-bombs.

    The song tells the story of loved (or lusted) up Sheeran meeting a girl in a bar (“The club isn’t the best place to find a lover”) where he and his mates are doing shots.

    Soon you’re in bed with Ed as he takes both male and female narrative singing with himself (in his falsetto) “Girl you know I want your love, your love was handmade for somebody like me” then “Boy let’s not talk too much, grab on my waist and put that body on me, come on follow my lead.”

    Other lyrics include “last night you were in my room, now my bed sheets smell like you” and “I’m in love with your body, every day discovering something brand new, I’m in love with the shape of you”.

    ntnews.com.au/entertainment/music/ed-sheeran-sings-about-sex-booze-and-elton-john-on-his-new-songs/news-story/…
    sokornyon March 02, 2017   Link
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    My InterpretationSeems quite a straight forward song lyrically to me, a boy picks up a girl at a bar. They have sex, and then a relationship blossoms from there ... although given the chorus and song title the relationship appears to be still largely superficial (i.e. sex is the most important aspect of the relationship ... but it may grow as they are together longer).
    sokornyon March 02, 2017   Link

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