Taylor Swift has been an enigma known for her artistic crafting of her lyrics that have resonated with her fans for over a decade. Taylor derives her lyrics from her personal experiences in relationships and professional life which inspire her. Its a treasure trove waiting for an exploration. From cryptic disses to love confessions, Taylor’s music has it all.  You can hear the ‘Swifties’ chanting and singing their hearts out to her music at the concerts.

Lets delve into her discography which makes the fans go feral over her music.

The Taylor Swift

Taylor debuted with her album ‘Taylor Swift’ in October 24, 2006. The track list consisted of 14 tracks among which some blew up and  Taylor Swift was only 14 when she penned ‘Pictures to burn‘ while going through a fiery high school breakup.

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Taylor, who was going through a breakup with her then boyfriend Jordan, dissed him and did not refrain from calling him out in the song. Jordan, post Swift, he started dating Chelsea who now is his wife. She called him out with lyric like, “I realize you love yourself more than you could ever love me”.

Her Buzzing Comeback

On 10th of November, 2017, Taylor made a comeback with her album ‘Reputation’ which had a track named as ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ took a dig at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. The feud between Taylor and Kanye was the talk of the town. Back in 2009, Kanye West stage ambushed Taylor’s acceptance speech for ‘Video Of The Year’ at the 2009 MTV VMA’s.

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With ‘Look What You Made Me Do’, Taylor clapped back at Kanye West for his controversial lyrics, ‘I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex. Why? I made that bitch famous’ with a song titled as ‘This is why we can’t have nice things’.

Was It All Too Well?

‘All too well’ definitely created an uproar among Swift fans. The song, Taylor’s 10 minute version gave a sneak peek on her past flame, Jake Gyllenhaal. Taylor, then 21 dated Gyllenhaal, 30 who was 9 years older than her.

The lyrics were filled with all the emotions Taylor felt during and post the relationship. ‘You taught me ’bout your past thinkin’ your future was me’, ‘And there we are again when nobody had o know, you kept me like a secret but I kept you like an oath’ are some of the lyrics which hinted the lyrics bout Gyllenhaal.

 All Too Well
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Although Taylor never revealed about the being for Jake, fans speculated that it indeed was about them during their 2 year dating term. Gyllenhaal too declined when asked whether song was about him.

Definitely, Better Than Revenge

Taylor’s ‘Better Than Revenge’ kept the fans guessing until they deciphered the lyrics. The song was addressed to Joe Jonas, her then beau, who promised to be by her side forever and always but the songstress felt betrayed when he started dating actress Camilla Belle, post her.

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‘She’s not a saint she’s not what you think, she’s an actress’ and ‘She’s better known for the things she does on the mattress’ were some of the strong lyrics pointed at Belle. Camilla Belle did no sit back quiet through all this. She posted a cryptic tweet, ‘No need for revenge. Just sit back and wait’. Lets be honest, we all know who that tweet actually was for.

Hidden Apology by Taylor Swift

‘Taylor & Taylor’ was a real thing back then and fans just couldn’t keep it in. Although they broke up later for some unknown reasons, her song ‘Back to December’ was enough to express it out all.

Taylor Swift, Taylor Lautner's Timeline: 'Back to December' Explained | Us Weekly
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Taylor Swift did not address the song being about Taylor Lautner but eventually she did end up agreeing. The song expresses her being apologetic yet thankful for his presence. ‘Sorry for that night’ and ‘How you held me in your arms that September night, the last time you ever saw me cry’ were some lyrics which hinted the song being about Lautner and the fans were quick to decode it.

The Man Behind ‘Gorgeous’

Taylor has albums dedicated to Joe Alwyn and her relationship journey with him. Joe was a partner who had been with her since her darkest days and they had a strong 6 year long run till they split apart in early 2023. Along with Taylor, Joe too participated in song writing for multiple albums of her.

Taylor and Joe Alwyn
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The songstress did not fail to portray her affection for her then beau in the song ‘Gorgeous’. She exemplified him as ‘Ocean blue eyes’ and ‘You’re so gorgeous, I can’t say anything to your face’ for his beauty.

Harry Styles Never Goes Out Of ‘Style’

Taylor did not hesitate to make it clear that on whom this song was written for. This crafty lyricist specified her rendezvous with the artist and how they were a power couple.

Harry Styles relationship with Taylor
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‘Style’ amplified their time during the relationship, how ‘He never goes out of style’ and also citing ‘I can’t stop thinking ’bout you and I’. Though the pair is now on amicable terms, ‘Swifties’ still love and hum the song. Even they can’t help but think about Harry Styles as the song describes him so well.

Taylor Swift Was Not Having It In Vigilante Shit

We all know what went down between Taylor and Scooter Braun and she definitely was not just going to sit back down. Scooter did not offer Taylor a chance to buy her own music which is a reason she has to remake all of her songs.

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In her album ‘Anti Hero’, Taylor took a dig at her ex-boss. Vigilante Shit is a revenge fantasy song. Taylor emphasized how she’s his the worst thing among some of the bad things he has done. She also worded out how she helped his wife get aware of all the ‘ill doings’ he has done.

The song was a perfect bite back and the fans absolutely love the comeback she has for him.

Amidst all her songs and comebacks, Taylor has announced yet another album ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ which will be released on April 19th, 2024 and we are totally looking forward to it!