just close your eyes / the sun is going down / you’ll be alright /
no one can hurt you now / come morning light /
YOU AND I’LL BE SAFE AND SOUND
'Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play. And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. Baby, I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake. I shake it off, I shake it off.
A lot of people ask me, ‘How did you have the courage to walk up to record labels when you were 12 or 13 and jump right into the music industry?' It's because I knew I could never feel the kind of rejection that I felt in middle school. Because in the music industry, if they're gonna say no to you, at least they're gonna be polite about it.
I think the color red is one that’s very bold and dangerous and adventurous and daring. In the context of my music, color red signifies deep emotion, crazy emotion, passion, affection, being in love with someone, jealousy, anger all those crazy feelings. Those feelings are all very like a hundred miles per hour. Zero to a hundred. I think that my life would definitely be the color red right now; if it had to be a color because it’s just bold.
But I keep cruising, can’t stop, won’t stop moving. It’s like I got this music in my mind and saying, “It’s gonna be alright.”
“I wanna define my life on my own terms.” ― Taylor Swift on her priorities now
But I keep cruising, can’t stop, won’t stop moving
It’s like I got this music in my mind, saying it’s gonna be alright (insp.)