Taylor Swift is known for pouring her heart out through her music, and her relationship with British actor Joe Alwyn has been no exception. Swift has written multiple songs about their relationship, each one showcasing a different aspect of their love story. Here are five of the most notable songs that Swift has written for Alwyn.
‘Call It What You Want’ – This track from Swift’s 2017 album ‘Reputation’ is widely believed to be about Alwyn. The song’s lyrics describe a tumultuous period in Swift’s life, where she felt like everything was falling apart, but Alwyn was there to pick up the pieces. The chorus sums up the message of the song perfectly: “My baby’s fly like a jet stream/High above the whole scene/Loves me like I’m brand new.”
‘Gorgeous’ – This catchy tune from Swift’s 2017 album ‘Reputation’ is a playful ode to Alwyn’s good looks. The song’s lyrics are filled with giddy infatuation, with lines like “You’re so gorgeous/I can’t say anything to your face/’Cause look at your face/And I’m so furious/At you for making me feel this way.”
‘Delicate’ – The fourth single from Swift’s 2017 album ‘Reputation,’ ‘Delicate’ is a love song that speaks to the uncertainty and vulnerability that comes with falling for someone new. The song’s music video features Swift dancing around a hotel and city streets, seemingly carefree and in love. The lyrics of the song echo this sentiment, with lines like “Is it cool that I said all that?/Is it too soon to do this yet?/ ‘Cause I know that it’s delicate.”
‘Lover’ – The title track from Swift’s 2019 album ‘Lover’ is a celebration of the deep love and connection she shares with Alwyn. The song’s lyrics paint a picture of a long-lasting and supportive relationship, with lines like “Can I go where you go?/Can we always be this close forever and ever?/And ah, take me out, and take me home/You’re my, my, my, my lover.”
‘Peace’ – The final track on Swift’s 2020 album ‘Folklore,’ ‘Peace’ is a heartfelt ballad about the sacrifices Swift and Alwyn have made for their relationship. The song’s lyrics describe the difficulty of maintaining a relationship under the constant glare of the media spotlight, with lines like “All these people think love’s for show/But I would die for you in secret/The devil’s in the details, but you got a friend in me/Would it be enough if I could never give you peace?”
In conclusion, Taylor Swift has written some beautiful songs for Joe Alwyn that showcase the many facets of their relationship. From the giddiness of infatuation to the deep, abiding love they share, these songs are a testament to the power of love and the strength of their bond. Even though the couple has now called it quits, according to sources, these songs will always be a reminder of how strong their relationship was!
– Riya Sohini