9 Taylor Swift Songs She Totally Wrote About Coffee, Not Dudes
Taylor Swift and the rest of us sorry millennials were raised in an age of Disney princess movies and incredibly cheesy romantic comedies. And unbeknownst to us gullible fools, the adults who were perpetuating these sorts of epic lovey dovey delusions were getting divorced in droves. And nobody told us till we grew up and realized, oh crap, life and romance isn't perfect and everlasting. Which, is sort of a bummer, especially to Swift who spent a large part of her career crafting songs around the fairytale relationship trope. And that was fine, because we were eating it up as well. But we're all a lot older and more jaded now, aren't we? According to her interview with Lucky Magazine, Swift certainly is. Taylor Swift shared that she no longer believes in "happily ever after".
Sort of shocking, I know. But here's what Swift told Lucky ,
Wow, I really used to think that happily ever after was a thing. Not in those simple terms... I think that no matter what you find in terms of happiness and compatibility, there's always going to be a struggle attached to it. I used to believe that you find the one and that's it: Nothing's difficult after that. But then again, I know nothing now. I know legitimately nothing about lasting relationship experiences because I don't have them.
She continued the epic explanation and won endless brownie points by elaborating on that notion,
Coffee's a big part of my life. Skinny caramel lattes are a daily thing that I get excited about and I never stop being excited about. So if I could just find one person who I felt that way about — the way I feel about coffee — then I think I'd be in a content relationship.
Us too, girl. Us. Too. And you know, if you put Swift's songs in the coffee perspective, everything suddenly seems to make a lot more sense. Especially to those other scorned twenty-somethings who get little to no sleep (*cough* me). Here are the songs that accompany her coffee musings perfectly:
"MINE" FOR WHEN YOU CRADLE YOUR FIRST PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE OF THE SEASON
"You are the best thing, that's ever been mineeeeeeee."
"BLANK SPACE" FOR THOSE TIMES WHEN YOU GET AN EFFORTLESS COFFEE & THEY DON'T HAVE TO WRITE YOUR NAME ON IT :(
Just do it. Just write it. Make me feel included.
"BACK TO DECEMBER" FOR WHEN STARBUCKS GUILTS YOU WITH THE RED CUPS AFTER YOU BETRAYED THEM FOR A SEASON WITH DUNKIN' DONUTS ICED LATTES
Forgive us, we know not what we do.
"YOU'RE NOT SORRY" TO THE BARISTA WHO SHAMELESSLY GAVE YOUR DRINK AWAY TO THE WRONG "TAYLOR"
"LOVE STORY" FOR THE INNOCENTLY PERFECT SKINNY CARAMEL LATTE
Because that's love in its purest form.
"ALL TOO WELL" ABOUT THE TRIPLE SHOT OF ESPRESSO YOU GOT IN YOUR DARK ROAST LIKE A MASOCHISTIC PSYCHO
You most certainly did know what you were doing and you did it anyway.
"BEGIN AGAIN" IS AN ODE TO YOUR MIDDAY VENTI AMERICANO
Because it's giving you life again, OK?
"ENCHANTED" IS OBVIOUSLY ABOUT A CARAMEL FRAPPUCCINO ON YOUR CHEAT DAY
There is nothing on this earth more delicious. I stand by that.
"EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED" WHEN YOU BECOME A STARBUCKS GOLD MEMBER
Getting on my magic carpet, because it is a WHOLE NEW WORLD.