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Taylor Swift Name-Checks GLAAD In New Pride Anthem

Taylor Swift Name-Checks GLAAD In New Pride Anthem

The song itself is bright and bubbly, while fans speculated the butterfly-filled music video symbolized the retirement of Swift's dark "Reputation"-era snake imagery".

Perhaps the most intriguing lyric is at the end of the second verse, when she sings, 'And control your urges to scream about all the people you hate/'Cause shade never made anybody less gay'.

"You are somebody that I don't know / but you're takin' shots at me like it's Patron / like damn / it's 7 a.m." she sings in the first verse, seemingly calling out people on social media who don't know but have an opinion of her.

So let's get into the epic clapback that is "You Need to Calm Down".

Swift's newest song appears to hit out at internet trolls and those who discriminate against the LGBTQ+ community. Because I think that the idea of something being romantic, it doesn't have to be a happy song.

What's up guys, it's your host Emile Ennis Jr. back here on Clevver News and once again Taylor Swift has strategically made herself the MOST relevant by releasing a GLAAD-boosting, homophobia-bashing anthem that we just quite can't ourselves to take off repeat... but then again, if you heard it, you'd probably understand.

You Need To Calm Down is now available to stream and buy, and we're sure it will soon break streaming records.

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"So oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh / You need to calm down, you're being too loud / And I'm just like oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh (Oh) / You need to just stop, like can you just not step on my gown?"

After months of teasing mysterious clues regarding TS7, the singer revealed via Instagram Live on Thursday that her upcoming seventh studio album will be titled Lover.

We also know when #TS7 is out, and what it's called. "I think that romance... you can find romance in loneliness, or sadness or going through a conflict or dealing with things in your life".

The title for the new single was translated at the bottom of the video during its opening scene. "There's a lot that I've been excited about for so long, and I just wanted to wait for the right time to tell you things", she said excitedly to fans.

"You Need To Calm Down" is the second single released off Lover. The deluxe editions also include a poster, lyric book, journal, and book filled with exclusive Swift content (each of the four are different). Honestly, true Swifties should've seen that date coming from a mile away.

The first single from the album, "ME", came out on April 26.


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