It’s unclear when Taylor Swift will rerelease Converse Now, however Us goes “Again to December” early in honor of the Grammy winner’s rerecordings.
When Swift was engaged on her third studio album, she had been linked to Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner and John Mayer. Her relationship together with her Valentine’s Day costar has been lengthy rumored to be the inspiration behind the album’s second single.
Swift and Lautner dated for a number of months within the fall of 2009, calling it quits that December. “He preferred her greater than she preferred him. He went in all places he might to see her, however she didn’t journey a lot to see him,” a supply instructed Us Weekly on the time. “They determined they had been higher as mates.”
When the musician launched Converse Now in October 2010, she defined to Yahoo! Music that “Again to December” had a unique message than her different breakup anthems.
“Up till now, I haven’t actually felt like I actually wanted to apologize to somebody,” she admitted on the time. “It’s simply crucial.”
Within the observe, Swift sings, “You gave me roses and I left them there to die / So that is me swallowin’ my pleasure / Standin’ in entrance of you sayin’ I’m sorry for that evening / And I’m going again to December on a regular basis.”
The lyrics additionally tackle Lautner’s “tan pores and skin” and “candy smile,” their “stunning instances” in the summertime of 2009 and realizing she “cherished” him that fall.
“It’s nearly word-for-word. It’s a tune and a dialog that wanted to occur as a result of I don’t wish to damage folks. If you happen to unintentionally accomplish that, you’ve acquired to make that higher,” Swift instructed USA At present on the time of the observe. “I really feel so comfy singing about these particulars and these relationships and itemizing instances, dates, particulars, names. However relating to an interview they usually say, ‘Are you relationship this individual?’ or ‘Did you date this individual?’ or ‘What’s your present relationship standing?’ I out of the blue really feel very shy.”
Lautner, for his half, was pressured to handle the tune when his Scream Queens costar Lea Michele introduced it up throughout a Fb Stay. “Didn’t she write a tune about you?” the Glee alum requested in August 2016.
“That’s what she does,” he replied. “She writes songs.”
Michele pushed tougher, asking, “I feel it’s one thing a couple of sweater and a hat, proper? … It’s like, your hat in December!”
Lautner gave in and stated, “It’s known as ‘Again to December.’”
Years later, the Abduction actor acquired engaged to a different Taylor — Tay Dome — in November 2021. Swift, for her half, has been relationship Joe Alwyn since 2017.
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