The Next To Me Songfacts reports that this song finds Sandé celebrating the strong, loyal men in her life. She told The Boombox: "I'm lucky that I have had very strong men in my life and who have always been very loyal to me, from my dad, my manager, to my fiancé."
You won't find him drinking at the tables
Rolling dice and staying out 'til three
You won't ever find him being unfaithful
You will find him, you'll find him next to me