Louis Tomlinson remembers his mother and promises to make her proud in ‘Two of Us’. It’s an emotional tribute to his mother, Johannah Deakin, who died from leukemia at the end of 2016 at age 42.
So I will keep you, day and night
Here until the day I die
I’ll be living one life for the two of us.
The song is raw and powerful in the way he mourns his mother’s death. But it also shows his strength and his drive to push forward despite her tragic, untimely death. It’s evident from the piece how close their bond was, and it’s a very beautiful tribute.
The accompanying music video shows the lyrics written out line by line, and it’s a delicate reminder of the power of the lyrics he put together. Play above to see the beautifully written piece come to life.