Everyone, move, because Harry Styles has just joined the ‘dissed by Taylor Swift‘ club. With the release of ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)‘, it seems Swift was really holding on to all the tea about her relationship with Styles. Well, better late than never because we have a few more songs for ‘Haylor’- and one of them is pretty much all about Harry Styles.
In ‘Is It Over Now’, Taylor talks about her relationship with Harry and the aftermath of the breakup. Here’s all the tea she spilled.
‘Is It Over Now’ Song Analysis
The intro pre-chorus goes: “Let’s fast forward to three hundred takeout coffees later/ I see your profile and your smile on unsuspecting waiters/ You dream of my mouth before it called you a lying traitor/ You search in every maiden’s bed for somethin’ greater, baby.”
Taylor talks about how after the breakup it was hard for both of them to move on from the romance. She saw his smile in other people and he looked for the same passionate he had with her in other people. Turns out they both failed. She sings, “Was it over when she laid down on your couch?/ Was it over when he unbuttoned my blouse?“
This lyric mirrors the parts in ‘Style’ that goes, I say, “I heard, oh/ That you’ve been out and about with some other girl, some other girl”/ He says, “What you heard is true, but I/ Can’t stop thinkin’ ‘bout you and I”/ I said, “I’ve been there too a few times”.
This implies that their relationship was on and off and even after being apart and being with other people, they were still pretty much on each other’s minds: “Whеn you lost control (Uh-huh)/ Red blood, white snow (Uh-huh)/ Blue dress on a boat (Uh-huh)“. This refers to the automobile incident they both had and how after the breakup Swift was seen wearing a blue dress on a boat.
“When you lost control— chart data (@2AMevermore) October 27, 2023
Red blood, white snow
Blue dress on a boat
Your new girl is my clone”
– Is it Over Now (Taylor’s Version
OHHH HARRY pic.twitter.com/Ahy8PEO2SM
At least I had the decency/ To keep my nights out of sight/ Only rumors ’bout my hips and thighs
Here she expresses her feelings on him publicising his love life a little too much. She then proceeds to talk about how the tabloids kept writing on her body; her romance life.
“If she’s got blue eyes, I will surmise that you’ll probably date her (Oh, no)/ You dream of my mouth before it called you a lying traitor (Oh)/ You search in every model’s bed for somethin’ greater, baby.”
Swift is known for her blue eyes. Here she talks about how he would go on to choose to date people with blue eyes. He has addressed this in his song ‘Two Ghosts’ where he says, “Same lips red, same eyes blue/ Same white shirt, couple more tattoos/ But it’s not you and it’s not me.”
Swift then goes on to say how he keeps searching for something better in every model’s bed- an ode to the number of models Harry has dated after Taylor.
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Fans React To Taylor Swift Singing About Harry Styles
Fans are 100% convinced that the song is about Harry Styles.
Taylor slated Harry in ‘is it over now?”The boat reference, the dress reference, it’s obviously about him. She basically said he’s a cheater, a guy that sleeps around with models,“a lying traitor”,a person that only does cheap coffee dates over & over. Like woah #TaylorSwift1989— Narry Tribute account (@Narry_ForeverXx) October 27, 2023
“Is it over now?” Taylor said “I’m talking about Harry Edward Styles and I will make sure every last one of you bitches knows it”— kayce eden (@KayceEdenPowell) October 27, 2023
Fans also pointed out the parallels between Harry and Taylor’s songs.
taylor em is it over now: if she’s got blue eyes i assume as that you probably date her— nana (@folkfreaky) October 27, 2023
harry em two ghosts: same lips red same eyes blue, same white shirt couple more tattoos but it’s not you and it’s not me pic.twitter.com/himkw34pWJ
Hear me out: Is It Over Now? (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault by Taylor Swift and From The Dining Table by Harry Styles are having their long overdue conversation. That's all. pic.twitter.com/YbwuyBUuCt— nics (@geminighourlie) October 27, 2023
Some fans made memes of Harry Styles reacting to the song.
Harry styles listening to “Is It Over Now?” thinking he was safe from the rerecordings pic.twitter.com/M9VkAiql94— gracie (@the1gracie) October 27, 2023
Harry Styles when the songs switched from Suburban Legends to Is It Over Now pic.twitter.com/n5E7p0rnZH— Annie Wu (all socials: @annie_wu_22) (@Annie_Wu_22) October 27, 2023
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