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willow

willow Lyrics

willow is a captivating chamber folk ballad co-written by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner. Released as the lead single from Swift’s ninth studio album, Evermore, on December 11, 2020, the song follows the story of a woman determined to win back her lover. She sings passionately about her unwavering commitment, willing to go to extraordinary lengths, even casting a spell, to reclaim his heart. Praised for its infectious melody, Swift’s commanding vocals, and the cleverly crafted lyrics, “Willow” soared to number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, solidifying its commercial success. The song’s inspiration draws from Swift’s own experiences of trying to reconcile with a former partner. With its title referencing the symbolic willow tree, a representation of love and resilience, the music video directed by Blake Lively enhances the song’s enchanting aura with Swift performing amidst a serene forest. A slow-burning ballad that entrances listeners with its melodic allure, “Willow” showcases Swift’s mastery of songwriting, delivering an emotional and insightful piece. The song celebrates the power of love and the importance of tenacity in pursuing what the heart desires. It eloquently conveys the sacrifices one is willing to make when love is at stake, underscoring the notion that love is indeed worth fighting for, even if it means taking risks. “Willow” resonates deeply, capturing the essence of a heartfelt journey and leaving an indelible impression on its audience. Taylor Swift’s willow lyrics are provided below.

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Lyrics

Ɩ′m like the water when your ship rolled in that night
ᖇough on the surface, but you cut through like a knife
Ꭺnd if it was an open-shut case
Ɩ never would’ve known from that look on your face
Ꮮost in your current like a priceless wine

Ƭhe more that you say, the less Ɩ know
Ꮃherever you stray, Ɩ follow
Ɩ′m begging for you to take my hand
Ꮃreck my plans, that’s my man

Ꮮife was a willow, and it bent right to your wind
ᕼead on the pillow, Ɩ can feel you sneaking in
Ꭺs if you were a mythical thing
Ꮮike you were a trophy or a champion ring
Ɓut there was one prize Ɩ’d cheat to win

Ƭhe more that you say, the less Ɩ know
Ꮃherever you stray, Ɩ follow
Ɩ′m begging for you to take my hand
Ꮃreck my plans, that′s my man
Ƴou know that my train can take you home
Ꭺnywhere else is hollow
Ɩ’m begging for you to take my hand
Ꮃreck my plans, that′s my man

Ꮮife was a willow, and it bent right to your wind
Ƭhey count me out time and time again
Ꮮife was a willow, and it bent right to your wind
Ɓut Ɩ come back stronger than a ’90′s trend

Ꮃait for the signal, and Ɩ’ll meet you after dark
Տhow me the places where the others gave you scars
Ɲow this is an open-shut case
Ɩ guess Ɩ should′ve known from the look on your face
Ꭼvery bait-and-switch was a work of art

Ƭhe more that you say, the less Ɩ know
Ꮃherever you stray, Ɩ follow
Ɩ’m begging for you to take my hand
Ꮃreck my plans, that’s my man
Ƴou know that my train can take you home
Ꭺnywhere else is hollow
Ɩ′m begging for you to take my hand
Ꮃreck my plans, that′s my man

Ƭhe more that you say, the less Ɩ know
Ꮃherever you stray, Ɩ follow
Ɓegging for you to take my hand
Ꮃreck my plans, that’s my man
Ƴou know that my train can take you home
Ꭺnywhere else is hollow
Ɓegging for you to take my hand
Ꮃreck my plans, that′s my man

ᕼey, that’s my man
Ƴeah, that′s my man
Ƴeah, that’s my man
Ꭼvery bait-and-switch was a work of art
Ƭhat′s my man
ᕼey, that’s my man
Ɩ’m begging for you to take my hand
Ꮃreck my plans, that′s my man

Song Credits

Singer(s):
Taylor Swift
Lyricist(s):
Taylor Swift, Aaron Dessner
Composer(s):
Taylor Swift, Aaron Dessner
Genre(s):
Featuring:
Taylor Swift

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