Song of the Day #4,424: ‘Betty’ – Taylor Swift

Concluding my countdown of the songs on Taylor Swift’s folklore

#3. ‘invisible string’

One of the few songs on folklore written about Swift’s current relationship with actor Joe Alwyn, ‘invisible string’ is soul-soothing in its vision of romantic fate. It contains clever references to Swift’s previous work (“Bad was the blood of the song in the cab on your first trip to LA”) and the resolution she has found with former flames (“Now I send their babies presents”). She sounds thrillingly at peace.

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