5 Taylor Swift "reputation" Lyrics Every Millennial Girl NEEDS To Hear, Fan Or Not

5 Taylor Swift "reputation" Lyrics Every Millennial Girl NEEDS To Hear, Fan Or Not

"They're burning all the witches even if you aren't one."

Wikipedia Commons

Whether you like Taylor Swift or not, there is no denying that her music makes a statement.

I have followed Taylor from her debut album all the way through reputation, and I must say that while I am always down for jamming to “Fearless”, "reputation" has stolen my heart and her lyrical genius has shown again.

Here are 5 lyrics from “reputation” that every girl needs to hear:

1. “I recall late November holding my breath, slowly I said, ‘you don’t need to save me, but would you run away with me?’” -Call It What You Want

This might be my favorite just because you can see how much Taylor has grown. From “Fearless” when she literally asks Romeo to save her, (Love Story), to now, she has realized she doesn’t need a guy to save her. She just needs him to run away WITH her, while she saves herself. She has grown as a woman and artist, and this is a good example for all of us. We may have related to “Love Story” hardcore, but now we can move onto the “Call It What You Want” mood- we’re badass women who can take care of ourselves, all we need is that boy to walk alongside us as equals.

2. “Please don’t ever become a stranger, whose laugh I could recognize anywhere” -New Year’s Day

Without a doubt I can say that every girl had someone in mind hearing this line. We all have that one person who will always have a piece of our hearts, and no matter how long we go without seeing them, the sound of their laugh will always be the most beautiful sound to us. The thought of this person becoming a stranger is enough to send us into full-blown panic. Taylor knew what she was doing when she wrote this line, it makes us all the more thankful for that one person. If you haven’t already, listen to this song and go tell that person you love them (throw in a joke just to hear that laugh too).

3. “My castle crumbled overnight, I brought a knife to a gunfight, they took the crown but it’s all right” -Call It What You Want

We all know this feeling, when the world seems like it’s against us. No matter what we do, we feel like it’s wrong and our world is crashing down around us. But, no matter how bad things might seem, it is really OK. Other people do not matter, it’s as simple as that. The people who are waiting for us to fall, to take our crown from us, they do not matter one bit. It’s all about the people who are there waiting to pick you back up. So, no matter how unprepared you might feel, and no matter how hard things may be, it’s completely okay.

4. “Don’t blame me, love made me crazy. If it doesn’t you [aren’t] doing it right” -Don’t Blame Me

My favorite song from this album, which might tell you a little bit too much about me. Love can be so consuming, but honestly, it’s okay. If you don’t feel head over heels in love for the man you are with, it isn’t right. You should never settle for anything less than real, deep, love. That to me seems so self explanatory- call me crazy if you want, but I’m not going to apologize for relating to this completely.

5. “They’re burning all the witches even if you aren’t one, so light me up” -I Did Something Bad

In all honesty, people can be the absolute worst. For some reason, other people will always feel like they have a say in your life, as if it’s their right to critique or judge you. I’ve gotten to the point where I’ve realized people will insert themselves that have nothing to do with them, and you just have to roll with it. Regardless of what people say or how badly they judge you, keep moving forward and take it in stride. You’re above them, anyways.

Overall, “reputation” has proven to be T Swift’s most controversial album yet and I’m all for it. If I could quote every line from her new album, I would, but these 5 seemed the most important to me and I think every girl could use those as life mottos.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

I've always been interested in any product that can get me the Jennifer Lopez-esque natural glow. I'm Indian and have medium-toned skin, so getting darker was never really the goal. Rather, I've always looked for a product that would even out my skin tone and cellulite, basically making my legs look Photoshopped.

Now more than ever we're craving that healthy, tan glow most of us only get after spending a week poolside with margarita in hand. We may not be spending an SPF-soaked summer hitting on our local lifeguards. But when we're going on socially-distanced walks outside, taking viral-worthy selfies, or just want to test out the best self-tanners for when you do finally get to show off all the bikinis you binge-purchased through your quarantine boredom, these are the best to ways to glow up, no matter your shade of skin, whether you have uber-sensitive eczema-ridden skin, or just want J-Lo glow, smooth legs.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

Quarantine Checkup Week 10: It's Officially Summer, Even In Quarantine

An Odyssey panel discussion about all things quarantine.

Thanks to coronavirus (COVID-19), most of the United States has gone into its own version of quarantine. While no one loves this new way of life we're adjusting to, it's the necessity that will eventually help us fling open our front doors and frolic freely once again!

Premature thinking? Maybe. But while we're in the midst of this quarantine time, we're chatting about the most terrifying, the funniest, and the weirdest thing that quarantine has forced us into recently.

Keep Reading... Show less

13 Father's Day Shirts Under $30 To Gift The Dad Wearing The Same Two Every Day In Quarantine

You've been begging him to change it up, and now he won't have a choice.

Let's be honest: most of our dads are wearing the same shirts today that they probably wore while changing our diapers and holding our hands as we learned to walk. Sure, we love them for it. But whether you're quarantined with him wearing the same two shirts on rotation every week, or every time you FaceTime him, you know what he'll be wearing before he answers the phone, he needs to add some new items to his wardrobe rotation.

And you know dads — they'll feel guilted into using practically anything you were to give them. But these shirts are sure-fire ways to get him to switch up his wardrobe, and he'll be more than excited to wear each and every one of them. Plus, most of them are under twenty dollars, so no harm in dropping more than a couple in to your cart and letting Dad have his pick of his favorites.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

I Sat Down (Virtually) With Hollis Tuttle To Talk About Coronavirus's Impact On The Wellness Industry

Just because coronavirus has greatly impacted the wellness industry doesn't mean wellness stops.

If you're anything like me, your weekly fitness classes are a huge part of your routine. They keep me fit, healthy, and sane. Honestly, these classes help my mental health stay in tip-top shape just as much as they help my physical health.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, gyms and fitness studios are facing temporary closure. Yes, this means my personal routine is thrown a curveball, but this also means the wellness industry is one of many that is looking at unemployment and hardship. Do I miss my Monday spin class? Of course. But do the wellness professionals whose worlds were flipped upside down have a lot more to overcome than a slight change of routine? Absolutely. Thankfully, if anyone can prove the ultimate flexibility, it's the wellness industry.

Keep Reading... Show less

My Boyfriend Has Changed Since Quarantine Began, And I Don't Know What To Do

"All he says is 'I love you,' which is great and all but OMG I can't get anything else out of him."

Each week Swoonie B will give her advice on anonymous topics submitted by readers. Want to Ask Swoonie B something related to dating and relationships? Fill out this form here — it's anonymous.

Dear Swoonie B,

My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost a year, which has been the best year of my life (as far as i know). Well we go to different schools and are both very involved in sports and school activities which makes it hard to see each other. During this quarantine it is especially hard. Since we haven't seen each other in over a week things are kind of tense. He won't really talk to me much and I always check in on him to make sure he is doing well and to just see how he is, ya know being a girlfriend. Well apparently that is driving him crazy and I don't understand how. I'm not being controling or clingy, i'm just checking in on him. While this is happening, I also have noticed how he just doesn't really care anymore. I'll leave him paragraphs of sweet love letters to wake up to and I encourage him throughout his day but I just don't get it in return. I love him with all of me and I obviously care about him a lot. Also, I've compared how he talked to me before all of this has happened. He was so sweet and caring, texting me a lot and telling me he loves me and just making sure everything is OK but he doesn't do that anymore. All he says is "I love you," which is great and all but OMG I can't get anything else out of him. He is a little stressed at home with trying to find another job to pay for his car, constantly having to do things for his mom, being responsible for his siblings, and managing school. I know thats a lot but im doing a lot too right now and going through a lot of the same stuff he is but It seems to me he just does not care and i don't know what to do. Please help me or give me some advice on what to say, what not to say, what to do, what not to do. Anything at this point will help. Thank you!

If I had a dollar for every time I heard "these are unprecedented times," I'd be rich. But that's because it's true!

Keep Reading... Show less
Tower 28

On paper, Amy Liu appears to be one of the most intimidating women in the beauty business. Not only did she launch her beauty marketing career at legendary Smashbox Cosmetics, she went on to lead luxury, high-end brands like Kate Somerville and Josie Maran — just to name a few.

But sitting down to meet Liu for the first time in an underground New York bar over a year ago felt like meeting a friend I'd known since childhood. As she walked into the bar in a chic red dress, it was impossible not to feel her immediate warm presence. When she talks about her history as an entrepreneur (and truly, at heart, she always was one), you don't get the sense that she's selling you anything, though with her impeccable taste, I'd use anything that had her glowing review attached to it.

Keep Reading... Show less

8 Sustainable Clothing Brands To Use Your Online Shopping Addiction For Good Right Now

Looking to buy eco-friendly clothes? Here are my top 8 favorite brands.

Online shopping has made it easier than ever to buy what you want, anything from clothes to tennis racquets shipped to your doorstep with just a few clicks. Even better, it has made it easier for us to buy from the brands we want. Here is a list of my favorite eco-friendly clothing brands for your next online shopping splurge:

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments