1.First, "Death By a Thousand Cuts" was inspired by the Netflix movie Someone Great.
2.Also, writer and director Jenn Kaytin Robinson got the inspiration for Someone Great while listening to Taylor's song "Clean" — Jenn listened to 1989 on repeat while dealing with a breakup and moving from NYC to LA.
3.The voice at the beginning of "London Boy" is from Idris Elba's appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden where he talked about a perfect date scenario.
12.Lover is the first album Taylor 100% owns — of course, this comes after Scooter Braun purchased the masters of Taylor's previous six albums.
13.Taylor wrote the song "Lover" on her piano at home before polishing it up in the studio.
14.The "Lover" music video concept was inspired by the lyric "you two are dancing in a snow globe round and round" from "You Are In Love."
15."The Man" is a song that Taylor describes as wanting to write "for ages."
16.Also, Taylor said one of the inspirations behind "The Man" was when she would think about "what my career or headlines would have been like if I was a man instead of a woman."
17."Cornelia Street" is one of Taylor's favorite songs on Lover.
18.Taylor's favorite lyrics on Lover are from "Death By a Thousand Cuts" — "Our songs, our films, united we stand / Our country, guess it was a lawless land / Quiet my fears with the touch of your hand / Paper cut stains from our paper-thin plans."
19.And finally, after only one day of sales, Lover had the biggest sales week of 2019 in the US for an album.
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