Fine Line
Harry Styles Lyrics


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Put a price on emotion
I'm looking for something to buy
You've got my devotion
But man, I can hate you sometimes

I don't want to fight you
And I don't wanna sleep in the dirt
We'll get the drinks in
So I'll get to thinking of her

We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line

Test of my patience
There's things that we'll never know
You sunshine, you temptress
My hand's at risk, I fold

Crisp trepidation
I'll try to shake this soon
Spreading you open
Is the only way of knowing you

We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be alright
We'll be alright
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be alright (alright, alright, alright)

(We'll be alright)
(We'll be alright)





We'll be alright
We'll be alright

Overall Meaning

Harry Styles’s song Fine Line is a poignant ballad about the complexity of relationships. The opening lines “Put a price on emotion, I'm looking for something to buy” describe the emotionless and materialistic world in which we live in. The singer is searching for something to hold on to, and although he is fully committed to the relationship, he admits in the next line that he can feel hate as well. He wants to avoid conflict, and instead, he suggests that they get some drinks and think of her.


In the second verse, the singer explains the internal struggle he is faced with, saying, “Test of my patience, there's things that we'll never know.” Despite his efforts to remain patient and understanding, he is slowly losing his grip on the relationship. The line “Spreading you open is the only way of knowing you” is a reference to the idea that there can be no true intimacy without vulnerability.


The chorus repeats, “We'll be a fine line, we'll be alright” as if reassuring himself that the problems in the relationship are only temporary and that they will get through them. The song is a beautiful and melancholic expression of the fragility of love and the difficulties of maintaining it.



Line by Line Meaning

Put a price on emotion
I am willing to spend money to feel something


I'm looking for something to buy
I need to purchase something to feel fulfilled


You've got my devotion
I am committed to you


But man, I can hate you sometimes
Occasionally, I despise you


I don't want to fight you
I don't want to argue with you


And I don't wanna sleep in the dirt
I don't want to live in bad conditions


We'll get the drinks in
Let's buy some drinks


So I'll get to thinking of her
Drinking will make me think of someone I miss


Test of my patience
You're pushing me to my limits


There's things that we'll never know
There are experiences that we cannot have


You sunshine, you temptress
You can be both wonderful and dangerous


My hand's at risk, I fold
I'm not willing to risk everything


Crisp trepidation
I am anxious and alert


I'll try to shake this soon
I'll try to overcome this quickly


Spreading you open
I need to explore you fully


Is the only way of knowing you
It's the only way I can truly understand you


We'll be a fine line
Our relationship is delicate and easily disrupted


We'll be alright
We'll survive this




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Harry Edward Styles, Mitchell Kristopher Rowland, Sammy Witte, Thomas Edward Percy Hull, Tyler Sam Johnson

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@azariawalker1498

lyrics! :)

Put a price on emotion
I'm looking for something to buy
You've got my devotion
But man, I can hate you sometimes

I don't want to fight you
And I don't wanna sleep in the dirt
We'll get the drinks in
So I'll get to thinking of her

We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line

Test of my patience
There's things that we'll never know
You sunshine, you temptress
My hand's at risk, I fold

Crisp trepidation
I'll try to shake this soon
Spreading you open
Is the only way of knowing you

We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be alright
We'll be alright
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be alright (alright, alright, alright)

We'll be alright
We'll be alright

~ the end of a masterpiece ~



@aviralkumar1393

Fine Line Lyrics
[Verse 1]
Put a price on emotion
I'm looking for something to buy
You've got my devotion
But man, I can hate you sometimes
I don't want to fight you
And I don't want to sleep in the dirt
We'll get the drinks in
So I'll get to thinking of her

[Chorus]
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line

[Verse 2]
Test of my patience
There's things that we'll never know
You sunshine, you temptress
My hand's at risk, I fold
Crisp trepidation
I'll try to shake this soon
Spreading you open
Is the only way of knowing you

[Chorus]
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be alright
We'll be alright
We'll be a fine line
We'll be a fine line
We'll be alright (Alright, alright, alright)

[Outro]
(We'll be alright)
(We'll be alright)
We'll be alright
We'll be alright
Oh



@PrinceHarry5335

IDK WHY BUT..
Every time I hear this masterpiece...
I start to remember good/cute and bad/sad moments that happened on my life until now...
But one thing that I always do while listening to this is crying... Not kidding
I always cry while listening to this masterpiece...
Thank you Harry.....
This song is everything to me...


If Harry says we'll be alright... than WE'LL BE ALRIGHT...



All comments from YouTube:

@yeehaw6389

If 👏 Harry 👏 says 👏 we’ll 👏 be 👏 alright 👏 then 👏 we’ll 👏 be 👏 alright 👏

@yeehaw6389

Maybe we won’t be lmao

@shroomsforbreakfast

Yeehaw || Don’t worry, we will.

@camrynlol3166

its hard to act as if we’re alright though

@kerenrangel4427

Imao

@aurianefrenchgirl1972

Ikr so accurate

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@sullestatiffanyannej.3516

Is this man aware that he makes a lot of people cry? In a cool way.

@reettaoo77

Always in a cool way.

@california777

420 likes

@nilexx2379

I actually cry in a messed up way whenever he starts singing

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