All posts tagged: Reputation

Why I Think Taylor Swift’s “Call It What You Want” is About Calvin Harris

I know I am beating the same drum over and over again, sitting here on the street corner shouting into the void. So I will keep this one short. Call it What You Want is such a breathtakingly beautiful song, let’s just get that out of the way. The song + her raw/vulnerable/heartwarming videos = emotional perfection. I understand people assume this song is about Joe. This is valid, fair, and understandable. And while I completely admit I am guilty of confirmation bias, here is why I think the song is about Calvin Harris. At the iHeartRadio Awards in April 2016, Taylor said this an acceptance speech: “You know, for the first time, I had the most amazing person to come home to when the spotlight went out and the crowds were all gone. So I want to thank my boyfriend Adam for that.”  Call it What You Want has the following lyrics: Windows boarded up after the storm He built a fire just to keep me warm …… Starry eyes sparking up my darkest …

Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s “Gorgeous” & Calvin Harris’ “Olé”: Smooth Beats, Yo

Last year, in the comments of my post “I Still Think I’m Right About Taylor Swift…” someone named Jenny drew my attention to Harris’ song Olé.  Girl blew my mind because the lyrics basically confirmed my theory that TS & CH were secretly still dating. (Jenny, if you’re reading this, I’m still grateful for your crazy-smart brain!!) The song sorta flew under the radar since it was sung by John Newman and was never on an album. But CH wrote it, produced it, etc etc, it’s his baby through and through. Here’s a sneak peek of those lyrics: Lowkey, you won’t tell none of your friends about me You won’t tell them I occupy your dreams and your thoughts Look at what we have started I ain’t seen you or been with you for weeks But I see online that you’ve begun to be A good girl and take trips with your boyfriend Being attentive, continue to pretend You’ve hidden my name on your phone so you can Call me to tell me you’ve been going …