Louis Tomlinson – Two Of Us (Lyrics Review and Song Meaning)

“Two Of Us” single will mark a new era for Louis Tomlinson and his music. This highly anticipated single has been in promotion mode since early February 2019 and got a release date of March 7, 2019. Ahead of the release, Louis Tomlinson presented an interactive way for fans to discover more information about this single via a World Map.

For obvious reasons, the inspiration for “Two Of Us” comes from a very personal space for Louis. This song is a dedication to his late mother Johanna Deakin, who lost a battle against Leukaemia in December 2016. She was merely 43 years old. The two of them had a quite strong bond as he had spoken about her in interviews before. The song appears in Louis Tomlinson’s much-anticipated first studio album yet to be titled.

In the first verse of the song, Louis sings “You’ll never know how much I miss you, the day that they took you, I wish it was me instead.”

Johanna Deakin and Louis Tomlinson (Image: TheSun)

On February 26, 2019, Louis shared a snippet of him writing the lyrics to “Two Of Us.” Most likely the lyrics below are the start of the song.

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Louis Tomlinson also explained the purpose of this song is for someone else to be helped by these words. He himself is said to have found solace in composing music to deal with this traumatic loss.

“I don’t mean to be too soppy but if Two Of Us can help just one other person who’s going through the tough time I went through, that would make me really happy.”

Louis Tomlinson on “Two Of Us”

The lyric video released shows Louis Tomlinson writing the lyrics to the song on pieces of paper.

The song is an amazing dedication to his mother. He sings that he will live one life for the two of them in memory of her. Louis promises that he will be the best of him and reminisce her day and night as she was the backbone of his life.

Louis also believes that the memory of his mother will live on through everything that he does. So he will be especially careful not to tarnish her memory. The singer also shares some life advice given by his mother; “Don’t give up/You can do it day by day.” He then uses a metaphor, a diamond to resemble his mother to say that she will never fade away from his memory.

“Two Of Us” is an absolutely beatufil song by Louis Tomlinson. This song will be a touching tribute to anyone who has lost their parents and for anyone who hasn’t this song will remind them to appreciate their parents while they can.

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Complete Lyrics to “Two Of Us” by Louis Tomlinson

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