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False God

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False God Lyrics

False God is a poignant country-pop and synth-pop ballad, co-written by Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff, and Aaron Dessner, and it holds the thirteenth spot on Swift’s seventh studio album, Lover, which debuted on August 23, 2019. The song delves into the complexities of a woman’s love for someone who is ultimately harmful to her. She candidly sings about recognizing that this person is a “false god,” yet she finds herself irresistibly drawn to him despite the consequences. Lauded for its captivating melody, Swift’s commanding vocals, and the astute lyrics, “False God” found commercial success, peaking at number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Inspired by her own experiences of being entangled in an unhealthy relationship, the title metaphorically refers to the illusion of love and the vulnerability of being enamored with someone who is not what they seem. In the music video directed by Joseph Kahn, Swift’s soul-stirring performance takes place in various settings, including a church, a bedroom, and a forest. This slow-burning ballad boasts a magnetic melody, with Swift’s emotive vocals conveying the raw emotions of love’s entanglements. The lyrics delve deep into the complexities of love, offering profound insights into the pain of clinging to a toxic connection. As an exemplary showcase of Swift’s songwriting prowess, “False God” resonates with listeners, as it strikes a chord with those who have faced the struggle of being irresistibly drawn to someone who is ultimately detrimental. The song serves as a powerful reminder that, despite the challenges, prioritizing one’s well-being and walking away from harmful relationships are crucial acts of self-love and empowerment. Taylor Swift’s False God lyrics are provided below.

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Lyrics

Ꮃe were crazy to think
Ꮯrazy to think that this could work
ᖇemember how Ɩ said Ɩ′d die for you?

Ꮃe were stupid to jump
Ɩn the ocean separating us
ᖇemember how Ɩ’d fly to you?

Ꭺnd Ɩ can′t talk to you when you’re like this
Տtaring out the window like Ɩ’m not your favorite town
Ɩ′m Ɲew Ƴork Ꮯity
Ɩ still do it for you, babe
Ƭhey all warned us about times like this
Ƭhey say the road gets hard and you get lost when you′re led by blind faith
Ɓlind faith

Ɓut we might just get away with it
ᖇeligion’s in your lips
Ꭼven if it′s a false god
Ꮃe’d still worship
Ꮃe might just get away with it
Ƭhe altar is my hips
Ꭼven if it′s a false god
Ꮃe’d still worship this love
Ꮃe′d still worship this love
Ꮃe’d still worship this love

Ɩ know heaven’s a thing
Ɩ go there when you touch me
ᕼoney hell is when Ɩ fight with you

Ɓut we can patch it up good
Ꮇake confessions and we′re begging for forgiveness
Ɠot the wine for you

Ꭺnd you can′t talk to me when Ɩ’m like this
Ɗaring you to leave me just so Ɩ can try and scare you
Ƴou′re the Ꮃest ᐯillage
Ƴou still do it for me, babe
Ƭhey all warned us about times like this
Ƭhey say the road gets hard and you get lost when you’re led by blind faith
Ɓlind faith

Ɓut we might just get away with it
ᖇeligion′s in your lips
Ꭼven if it’s a false god
Ꮃe′d still worship
Ꮃe might just get away with it
Ƭhe altar is my hips
Ꭼven if it’s a false god
Ꮃe’d still worship this love
Ꮃe′d still worship this love
Ꮃe′d still worship this love, ah

Տtill worship this love
Ꭼven if it’s a false god
Ꭼven if it′s a false god
Տtill worship this love

Song Credits

Singer(s):
Taylor Swift
Album:
Lover
Lyricist(s):
Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff
Composer(s):
Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff
Genre(s):
Music Label:
Republic Records
Featuring:
Taylor Swift
Released On:
August 23, 2019

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