Red

"Taylor Swift"

Jun 14, 2019

Colour of important emotions

Soulbyweekly
Written by @Soulbyweekly from SoulByweekly / 6 mins read
#TaylorSwift#ClassicPop#Pop#Red#Country#CountryPop

How often you have thought of the importance of a colour, I mean from childhood we have been taught that this colour signifies this and this colour signifies that and interestingly we have adopted with that sense of understanding, however till now I haven’t come across any singer who bought this issue until Taylor Swift came up with an album called Red. Initially I thought it was just a random name she gave to her album but when I gone through one of her interviews were, she mentioned about the reason behind using this colour as her album name I realised now she is making sense. She spoke about how red is a symbol of all intense emotions love, anger all are related to this colour, and if you go through her album’s track list you will find songs related to this same emotion she mentioned in her interview. Overall, I believe the album is mostly focused towards the younger generation so I think people will surely enjoy this song.

The memories of college life

I believe college life is the one of the best days of our life and though I have passed college previous year but I still miss those causal fun days, and I am pretty sure there are many like me who misses their collage days, so to refresh those memories Taylor Swift came up with a wonderful nostalgic song called the “22” where she spoke about the easy going times of a college life, her lyrics is all about those fun days for example:
It feels like a perfect night to dress up like hipsters
And make fun of our exes, uh uh uh uh
It feels like a perfect night for breakfast at midnight
To fall in love with strangers uh uh uh uh,
so this line reminds me of my college days when we initially entered into a hostel life and how we use to dress like a hipster and roam around the streets and how we use to awake full night and use to eat as if it was a breakfast time and it’s not only me I believe this lyrics is very much related to most of the college going students. The song is good I mean the college going crowd will for sure love this song.

Do they deserve a second chance?

In every relation I believe comes a stage where we can find that one person is the only one who is holding the relationship and other keeps on committing mistakes and still had the audacity to come back just because they know that the other person love him/her full heartedly, and the reason why I can tell you this because I am one of those people who had gone through this, that’s why when I heard this song “The Last Time” I could able to relate it very well with my story. By bringing this song Taylor Swift had again proved herself to be a dynamic singer with a lot of collection of themes. In this specific song she spoke about how a person keeps on committing a mistake and the other one keeps on forgiving, until the person realized that is it always good to bow down and accept the fault, I know people will say in relationship sometimes we have to bow down, but that to sometime not every now and then. The beautiful lines of her lyrics spoke about this issue very effectively.
This is the last time I'm asking you this,
Put my name at the top of your list,
This is the last time I'm asking you why,
You break my heart in the blink of an eye, eye, eye.
She mentioned the fact that how a person who truly loves someone keeps on asking for a space. I mean as mentioned above I could relate this story very well with my own life story, after that breakup I realized that sometime we have to give up I mean I know it is tough but you have to. The song is really good in terms of music and beats apart from that the song is very suitable for those young kids who are in a confused state of whether to leave that person or not.

The Mixed emotions

I have already cover the fact in my first paragraph that why Taylor Swift had chose Red as her album name, interestingly the title track of the album is also named “Red” and the lyrics after listing to the song I realized it cover almost all those feelings which are related to red color and that is something which really caught my attention for example :
Loving him is like driving a new Maserati down a dead-end street
Faster than the wind, passionate as sin ending so suddenly
Loving him is like trying to change your mind once you're already flying through the free fall
Like the colors in autumn, so bright just before they lose it all, in this line itself we can trace different feelings for instance “ Loving him is like driving a new Maserati down a dead-end street”
In this part we can see how she is comparing her love with Maserati and owning a Maserati is dream of every single person , but when she spoke about the dead end street, it gives a idea of mixed emotion because dead end often refers to the place were beyond that area nothing is there so maybe she is indicating that we fall in love, but sometimes we get trapped in it so the indication of two emotions can be seen. Interestingly this whole song is filled up with such mixed-up emotions and I think by bringing such elements into limelight she had done a great job. Personally, speaking she had never failed to amaze me with her beautiful lyrics and music, every time she manages to come up with something new and probably that’s what makes her different from her competitors. Overall talking about the music, the song is beautiful to listen and specially if you are looking for some song to enjoy during a rainy day, I will recommend to keep this song as one of your playlists and trust me you will definitely enjoy the beauty of the song.