Taylor seems to make direct references to the top of her relationship with Harry in “Is It Over Now?”—which she known as a “sister” music to “Out of the Woods” and “I Want You Would.”
“Whеn you misplaced management / Purple blood, white snow,” she sings within the second verse, which ties again to an accident Taylor talked about in “Out of the Woods.” (Keep in mind once you hit the brakes too quickly? Twenty stitches within the hospital room.)
“Blue gown on a ship,” Taylor continues, a nod to a Jan. 2013 photo of her leaving a trip with Harry after their rumored breakup. “Your new woman is my clone.”
The Grammy winner additionally contains the daring lyric, “You search in each mannequin’s mattress for somethin’ larger, child,” in “Is It Over Now?” as an obvious reference to Harry’s relationships that adopted their breakup. (He is been linked to fashions Kendall Jenner, Nadine Leopold and Camille Rowe through the years.)
The lyrics additionally supply a connection to a different beloved 1989 music, “Clear.” In “Clear,” Taylor particulars the aftermath of heartbreak and the way she will not threat going again to a relationship after calling it quits with that particular person. “Ten months sober, I have to admit,” she sings on that monitor, “simply since you’re clear, do not imply you do not miss it.”
In “Is It Over Now?,” Taylor writes a couple of comparable time interval: “Let’s quick ahead to 300 takeout coffees later,” which, should you had one espresso a day, can be practically 10 months. So, as they are saying, the mathematics is mathing.
1989 (Taylor’s Model) is out now.