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    Taylor Swift's Folklore Is Her Best Album Yet And Here's 7 Reasons To Prove It

    Folklore is a magical, mysterious, work of art that describes the ride of life. "I didn't have it in myself to go with grace, And you're the hero flying around saving face, And if I'm dead to you why are you at the wake?"

    1. It describes an affair from all perspectives.

    While this has yet to be confirmed by Taylor, early on in the album's release, fans discovered the connection between Cardigan, Betty, and August. Songs like Illicit Affairs, The 1, This Is Me Trying, and The Last Great American Dynasty also support the theory that Betty and James were in a relationship, and James cheated with Rebecca. Taylor makes us feel for each person in this love triangle. I won't spoil the moment you finally realize the affair, but here are some songs to keep in mind:

    The 1 - Betty Moving On

    Cardigan - Betty's Viewpoint

    The Last Great American Dynasty - Rebecca Moving On

    Exile - Betty and James React to the Affair

    August - Rebecca's Viewpoint

    This Is Me Trying - James' Viewpoint

    Illicit Affairs - Rebecca's Viewpoint

    Betty - James' Viewpoint

    To create an album with this detail and love triangle in each song is remarkable.

    2. The lyrics are breathtaking.

    "And if you never bleed, you're never gonna grow

    And it's alright now

    But we were something, don't you think so?

    Roaring twenties, tossing pennies in the pool

    And if my wishes came true

    It would've been you"

    "You're not my homeland anymore

    So what am I defending now?"

    “So I got wasted, like all my potential”

    “Our coming-of-age has come and gone”

    "I think I've seen this film before, and I didn't like the ending"

    3. Not to mention the background music.

    The piano in Exile, the classic guitar in Betty, and let's not forget the harmonica.

    4. It's about tragic teenage love and growing up.

    Taylor describes the school dance when Betty was wrapped in another man's arms while James dreams of her at night. When you are young, people assume you know nothing like Taylor sings in Cardigan. You remember when you were seven, hitting your peak, and then realizing coming of age has gone.

    5. It also shares finding that love again.

    I'd like to think Invisible String is about Joe and how your true love is there all along while something is pulling you closer to them.

    6. It's dark and deep like some of our thoughts during COVID-19.

    Don't listen to the entire album if you're looking for an up-beat kind of journey. What makes Folklore magical is how each song is so different but really the same.

    7. Taylor goes back to her roots, and we love it.

    For those fans who were her country fans from the start, this album sounds like her early works. Remember Mary's Song (Oh My My My)? Well this album reminds me of it in so many ways.

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