In addition to being the theme of Swift’s music, Alwyn also collaborated with his girlfriend On recent projects, including songwriting folklore And the forever Under the pseudonym William Bowery.
with the release of to her midnight albumTake a look at all the songs Swift has written about Alwyn.
“… ready for that?” From reputation
Swift appears to be documenting the beginning of her relationship with Alwyn in “..Ready for It?” Including how they initially took things slow because she wanted their relationship to last. The music video also contains many Easter eggs About the actor including his birth year and name in Chinese characters.
End the game from reputation
In “End Game,” Swift talks again about her desire to be with her partner for a long time, singing, “I can’t let you go, your hand imprint on my soul / It’s like your eyes are drinking, it’s like a body of gold.” in addition to, music video The movie was also filmed in London and features shots of Swift wearing her “J” necklace, apparently representing Joe.
‘sensitive’ from reputation
In the love song, Swift sings about falling in love with someone when she was hearing her fall apart, referring to the early stages of her relationship with Alwyn. She also sings about them sneaking into special places to be with the editorial: “East side dive bar, where are you? / The phone lights my desk black / Come here; you can meet me in the back.” Plus, she talks about her love interest in wearing “jeans.” Dark and Knicks”, a band owned by the actor Worn on different occasions With Swift, many believe that the lyrical phrase “Oh my God, I’ve never seen this blue before” refers to Alwyn’s eyes.
“Awesome” from reputation
The highly anticipated track will be about how Swift fell for Alwyn after the first meeting at the 2016 Met Gala. In the lyrics, she seems to be referring to former DJ, Calvin Harris, as she sings that she has a boyfriend “in the club he does, I don’t know what.” ” It also gushes about Alwyn’s “ocean blue eyes” and how she made fun of his English accent when they first met.
“King of my heart” from reputation
Swift’s King and Queen references throughout the song are nods to Alwyn’s English roots. She also sings that her ex-boyfriends don’t compare to Alwyn, as she sings, “Because all the boys and their cars are so expensive/With Range Rovers and them Jaguar / She never takes me where she does” (which, perhaps not coincidentally, are the cars that ex-boyfriends Harris and Tom Hiddleston drove). Finally, she talks about keeping their love a secret, alluding to how special Swift and Owen’s relationship has been since the meeting.
“Dress” from reputation
In “Dress” Bridge, Swift appears to confirm that she first met Alwyn at the 2016 Met Gala where she mentions his “buzzcut” and “bleached hair”, the hairstyles that she notably wore at that year’s fashion event. She also talks about how they fell for each other in her darkest moments as she sings, “Even in the worst of times, you can see my best.”
“Call It What You Want” by reputation
Swift appears to take a closer look at her relationship with Alwyn in the lyrics as she talks about her confidence in him as a brother and wanting to “wear his first letter on a chain around my neck,” Referring to the “J” necklace she was seen wearing.
“New Year’s Eve” from reputation
The lyrics seem to detail Swift and Alwyn’s enduring love for each other through good times and bad as she sings: “I want your midnight/But I’m going to clean the bottles with you on New Years Day.” The song ends adding that she wants to be with her love “forever”.
“lover” of lover
in Title track from 2019 lover, Swift sings about finding her person after various heart attacks. “There’s a line in the song that I’m really proud of, and the line says, ‘With every scar of guitar chord in my hand, I take this magnetic power of a man to be my lover,’ and that line is really special to me because I’ve spent so much time writing solo songs,” she previously said of bridge in the meantime NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Party Series.
Swift is also apparently emphasizing the 2016 dating anniversaries, singing about her lover’s love for three summers.
“Rough Summer” from lover
Fans have assumed ‘Rough Summer’ is revealing The singer was fighting against Wayne’s feelings While Hiddleston dated between May and September 2016. “I’m drunk in the back of the car / I cried like a kid coming home from the pub / Happy, ‘I’m fine,’ but it ain’t right / I don’t want to keep secrets just to keep you” she sings on the bridge. At the end of the bridge, she sings about professing her love for Allen with the lyrics: “I screamed for it all / I love you, isn’t that the worst thing you’ve ever heard?”
“I think he knows” who lover
On the track, “I Think He Knows,” Swift sings about her lover knowing she’s fallen in love with him. “He’s got that boyish look I like in a man,” she apparently sings about Alwyn, later referring to his “lyrical smile” and “indigo eyes.”
Paper Rings from lover
On “Paper Rings,” a quick detail wants to commit to someone for the long haul as she sings, “I love shiny things, but I’m going to marry you with paper rings.” She also details some of her private moments with Alwyn, including when they painted his brother’s room blue together.
‘London Boy’ from lover
Swift sings about her British sweetheart’s laugh, dimples, and accent while rudely admitting: “You know I like the London boy.” Then she sings about wandering around different parts of his hometown, referring to the time They spent together in London during their relationship.
“Daylight” from lover
On the emotional closing track of loverSwift sings about finding true love after all her ups and downs. She sings, referring to her emotional album: “I once thought love would burn in red” red. “But it’s golden / Like daylight.”
“Peace” from folklore
during Talking to Paul McCartney for rolling rockSwift made it clear “Peace” is rooted in [her] personal life” Finding a balance between her public persona and her private life as she falls in love with Alwyn.
“I, often in my anxiety, can control who I am as a person and how well I act and rationalize things, but I can’t control whether there are 20 photographers out in the bush and what they do and if they follow our car if they interrupt our lives,” she said. “I can’t control whether there will be a weird, fake headline about us in the news tomorrow.”
When I asked McCartney if her partner sympathized with that, the singer responded, “Sure,” adding, “I think knowing him and being in the relationship I’m in now, I’ve definitely made decisions that have made my life feel like real life and less like just a story being commented on in The tabloids. Whether it’s deciding where to live, who to hang out with, when not to take a picture — the idea of privacy sounds too weird to try to explain, but it’s really just trying to find bits of normalcy.”
“Invisible String” from folklore
Through the song, Swift references her and Alwyn’s early life—including her time in Centennial Park when she was living in Nashville and his time working at a yogurt shop as a teenager—as she talks about an unseen chain that eventually led them to each other. “Isn’t it cool to think / The whole time there was some invisible thread / You tied me up?” She sings.
“Lakes” from folklore
Swift sings about wanting to escape the spotlight and move away to the lakes to be with her “museum,” which many fans believe is a nod to Alwyn because he was a major inspiration behind love songs over the course of their special relationship.
She sings about the couple’s desire to escape from the eyes of others “I don’t belong, my love, and neither do you.”
“Long story short” from forever
Once again, Swift remembers what her life was like before she found Alwyn singing about everything from falling in love with the “wrong guy” to “enemies.” After those “tough times,” she sings, “I’m all about you,” and adds, “No more score now / I’m just keeping you warm / No more tug of war now / I just know there’s more.”
Lavender Haze from midnight
after announcing midnight The song, Swift revealed it She was the inspiration for writing the track after watching mad men I refer to “Lavender Haze” as “falling in love.” She added that the song was specifically about her long-running relationship with Alwyn.
“Like my six-year relationship, we’ve had to avoid weird gossip, popular stuff, and we’ve been ignoring it,” Swift said. “And so this song is about ignoring those things to protect the real things.”