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Taylor Swift's "Don't Blame Me" Lyrics Prove How Much She Loves Joe Alwyn

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Taylor Swift's new album, Reputation, is finally out everywhere and, of course, the whole internet is shaking. If you clicked on this article, then you've probably been waiting patiently for several months and, TBH, I can't blame you. We've had plenty of Taylor appetizers ("Look What You Made Me Do," "...Ready For It," "Gorgeous," "Call It What You Want") leading up to this moment, but nothing compares to listening to the album in its entirety. That being said, everyone is already analyzing the meaning of each new song and, so far, Taylor Swift's "Don't Blame Me" lyrics definitely have us going crazy.

It's no surprise to anyone living on planet earth that anytime Taylor Swift so much as burps Swifties worldwide pull out their microscopes and start analyzing with the same intensity that the delegates at the Constitutional Convention analyzed the Articles of Confederation. Since August there has literally been too much fan theorizing to list here, but the lyrics to "Don't Blame Me" do seem to sync up pretty nicely with one theory in particular: The theory that Reputation is divided into two sections: The media's version of Taylor (songs 1-6) and the real version of Taylor (songs 7-15).

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"Don't Blame Me" is the fourth track on the album, which puts it in the "media Taylor" section. Like the first two singles released from the album, "Look What You Made Me Do" and "...Ready For It," "Don't Blame Me" has a much edgier, darker sound for Taylor; it breaks the rules for a "typical" Taylor song and the lyrics seem to point at an intense relationship:

Don't blame me, love made me crazy

If it doesn't you ain't doin' it right

Lord save me, my drug is my baby

I'll be usin' for the rest of my life

I been breakin' hearts a long time, and

Toyin' with them older guys, just

Play things for me to use.

Somethin' happened for the first time, in

The darkest little paradise, shakin, pacin,

I just need you

For you, I would cross the line

I would waste my time

I would lose my mind,

They say she's gone too far this time

My name is whatever you decide, and

I'm just gonna call you mine, I'm

Insane, but I'm your baby (your baby)

Echoes of your name inside my mind, halo

Hiding my obsession,

I once was poison ivy, but

Now I'm your daisy

And baby for you, I would fall from grace

Just to touch your face

If you walk away

I'd beg you on my knees to stay

I get so high, oh

Every time, yeah every time you're lovin' me

You're lovin' me

Trip of my life, oh

Every time, yeah every time you're touchin' me

You're lovin' me

Every time, yeah every time you're lovin' me

Oh, Lord, save me

My drug is my babyI'll be usin' for the rest of my life

Usin' for the rest of my life, oh

I get so high, oh

Every time, yeah every time you're lovin' me

You're lovin' me

Oh, Lord, save me

My drug is my baby

I'll be usin' for the rest of my life

Usin' for the rest of my life, oh.

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If lyrics like "Somethin' happened for the first time, / in the darkest little paradise, shakin, pacin," and "My name is whatever you decide, and / I'm just gonna call you mine, / I'm Insane, but I'm your baby (your baby) / I just need you" don't have you screaming, then I don't know what will.

Prior to the album's release, fans had their ideas about what "Don't Blame Me" would be about, saying on Twitter "I think don’t blame me will be about her attraction to joe at an early stage when she was w someone else FVCK" and "this might be a shady ass song."

Other theories have posited the song is about Taylor's public feud with Katy Perry.

Of course, now that the song is actually out, there is even more speculation online regarding the lyrics, but it seems like this one in particular is about an intense attraction to someone, and who that someone is is a mystery right now.

Whether or not any of the online theories about this song, or any of the songs on the album are true, Reputation is said to "chronicle [Taylor's] feuds" with major A-listers like Katy Perry, Calvin Harris, Kim Kardashian, and, of course, Kanye West. According to a Swift source in Us Weekly, Taylor's references to her high profile feuds "will be across multiple songs, somewhat cryptically, but also obvious.”

As is always the case with Swift, I doubt we'll ever ~truly~ know who or what any of the songs on Reputation are about. I guess that's half the appeal of Taylor's music, though, isn't it?

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