Following the likes of Susan Boyle's performance on Britain's Got Talent or Police's possessive/stalker-esque 1983 hit single, 'Every Breath You Take', you'd think we would've learned by now that some things aren't always as they may seem on first encounter.
However, when we look back at the seven-year-old pop classic that is James Blunt's 'You're Beautiful' – a.k.a one of the 21st Century's most saccharine wedding song for hundreds, if not thousands of couples – you can't help but think how deeply passionate and romanic the song is.
After all, here is ol' Blunty singing about the moment he realised he was in love with a stranger on public transport due to her undeniable beauty.
Heck, there's even an element of divine intervention, heard in the lyrics 'there must be an angel, with a smile on her face, when she though that I should be with you'.
It's quite disgustingly romantic, isn't it?
Well, it turns out, perhaps not.
The 43-year-old crooner recently opened up to the Huffington Post about the song's true meaning, and for anyone who is guilty of picking the song to celebrate their nuptials, you might want to look away now.
'Everyone goes, 'Ah, he's so romantic. I want 'You're Beautiful' as my wedding song.' These people are f*cked up,' he said.
A bit blunt, don't you think?
You get labeled with these things like, 'Oh, James Blunt. Isn't he just a soft romantic?' Well, f*ck that. No, I'm not. 'You're Beautiful' is not this soft romantic f*cking song. It's about a guy who's high as a f*cking kite on drugs in the subway stalking someone else's girlfriend when that guy is there in front of him, and he should be locked up or put in prison for being some kind of perv.
Woah, simmer down Jimbo.
However, his explanation kind of makes sense.
After all, there's nothing worse than a guy staring you out on the tube and taking your eye contact as some sort of open invitation to comment on your looks.
Of course, we've always thought James' 'drop the mic' worthy Twitter chat was incongruent with the message of his soppy-ass song.
However, now we know the real meaning behind the song, we're quite tempted to welcome it back to our Spotify playlist.
And, if anyone tries to shame us for listening to it, we can retort: 'Urgh, it's actually really ironic and a comment on today's culture of female harassment.'
Who knew James Blunt was so deep?