If you’re not a hardcore “Swiftie,” you might not be aware of the extent of creativity and work that goes into Taylor Swift’s music. If you buy hard copies of her albums and look at the lyrics to each song, you will notice that certain letters are capitalized and form hidden messages (SO COOL!). I think the hidden messages in her most recent album, 1989, are probably my favorite of her hidden messages, because if you read them in order, they tell a sort of story. Here they are:
- “Welcome To New York”: We begin our story in New York.
- “Blank Space”: There once was a girl known by everyone and no one.
- “Style”: Her heart belonged to someone who couldn’t stay.
- “Out Of The Woods”: They loved each other recklessly.
- “All You Had To Do Was Stay”: They paid the price.
- “Shake It Off”: She danced to forget him.
- “I Wish You Would”: He drove past her street each night.
- “Bad Blood”: She made friends and enemies.
- “Wildest Dreams”: He only saw her in his dreams.
- “How You Get The Girl”: Then one day he came back.
- “This Love”: Timing is a funny thing.
- “I Know Places”: And everyone was watching.
- “Clean”: She lost him but found herself and somehow that was everything.
There are so many other cool things happening with this album that you might not immediately realize. Like the fact that she purposely has 13 songs on it because 13 is her lucky number. Or how, the last line connects to the monologue in her music video for “I Knew You Were Trouble” on her album Red (“I Knew You Were Trouble” is about the same person that most of this album is). Yeah, I could go on for hours about this. In short, Taylor Swift is the greatest person ever, and if you’re ever bored, you should totally decode the rest of her albums because it’s so much fun (and all the hidden messages are awesome!!).