Bad Blood
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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'Cause baby now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look at what you've done
'Cause baby, now we got bad blood

(Hey) now we got problems
And I don't think we can solve 'em
You made a really deep cut
And baby, now we got bad blood

(Hey) did you have to do this?
I was thinking that you could be trusted
Did you have to ruin what was shiny, now it's all rusted
Did you have to hit me, where I'm weak? Baby, I couldn't breathe
And rub it in so deep
Salt in the wound like you're laughing right at me
Oh, it's so sad to think about the good times
You and I

'Cause baby, now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look at what you've done
'Cause baby, now we got bad blood

(Hey) now we got problems
And I don't think we can solve 'em
You made a really deep cut
And baby now we got bad blood

(Hey) did you think we'd be fine?
Still got scars on my back from your knife
So don't think it's in the past
These kind of wounds they last and they last
Now did you think it all through?
All these things will catch up to you
And time can heal but this won't
So if you're coming my way, just don't
Oh, it's so sad to think about the good times
You and I

'Cause baby, now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look what you've done
'Cause baby, now we got bad blood

(Hey) now we got problems
And I don't think we can solve 'em
You made a really deep cut
And baby, now we got bad blood

(Hey) band-aids don't fix bullet holes
You say sorry just for show
If you live like that, you live with ghosts (ghosts)
Band-aids don't fix bullet holes (hey)
You say sorry just for show (hey)
If you live like that, you live with ghosts (hey)
Mmm, if you love like that, blood runs cold

'Cause baby, now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look what you've done
'Cause baby, now we got bad blood (bad blood)

Now we got problems
And I don't think we can solve 'em (think we can solve 'em)
You made a really deep cut
And baby, now we got bad blood

('Cause now we got bad blood) 'cause baby now we got bad blood
You know it used to be mad love
So take a look what you've done (look what you've done)
'Cause baby now we got bad blood (whoa)
Now we got problems
And I don't think we can solve 'em




You made a really deep cut
And baby, now we got bad blood (hey)

Overall Meaning

"Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift is a song about betrayal and revenge. The lyrics talk about two people who used to have a great relationship but because of a deep hurt that one caused to the other, they now have bad blood between them. The chorus talks about how they used to have mad love, but now they have bad blood, and it's something that can't be solved.


The lyrics talk about the hurt that the other person caused and how it was a really deep cut. The person who was hurt is questioning why the other person had to ruin what was once shiny and make it all rusty. They also talk about how the other person hit them where they were weak and rubbed it in so deep like salt in a wound. The lyrics suggest that the other person is now laughing at them, which is making them sad to think about the good times they once had.


The lyrics also talk about how apologies won't fix the hurt that was caused. The metaphor "band-aids don't fix bullet holes" suggests that a simple apology won't heal the wound that was caused. The song ends with the chorus repeating the idea that they used to have mad love, but now they have bad blood.


Overall, "Bad Blood" is a powerful song about the pain of betrayal and the difficulty of forgiving someone who has harmed us deeply.


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Line by Line Meaning

'Cause baby now we got bad blood
The relationship between them has been badly affected


You know it used to be mad love
They used to love each other intensely


So take a look at what you've done
The other person can see the negative impact of their actions


'Cause baby, now we got bad blood
The relationship between them is severely damaged


(Hey) now we got problems
Their situation has gotten worse since the negative event occurred


And I don't think we can solve 'em
The other person doesn't believe that they can fix what has happened


You made a really deep cut
The other person caused significant emotional pain or damage


And baby, now we got bad blood
The relationship between them is irreparably damaged


(Hey) did you have to do this?
The other person questions why they acted in a harmful manner


I was thinking that you could be trusted
The other person trusted them to not cause harm


Did you have to ruin what was shiny, now it's all rusted
The relationship was once beautiful and now it is tarnished


Did you have to hit me, where I'm weak? Baby, I couldn't breathe
The other person caused significant emotional pain and made it difficult to cope


And rub it in so deep
The other person continuously reminds them of the negative event


Salt in the wound like you're laughing right at me
The other person takes pleasure in causing pain


Oh, it's so sad to think about the good times
The other person reminisces on the past in sadness


You and I
Referring to their past relationship


Still got scars on my back from your knife
The other person caused lasting emotional pain


These kind of wounds they last and they last
The emotional pain caused by the other person take a long time to heal


Now did you think it all through?
The other person questions if the other person considered the impact of their actions


All these things will catch up to you
The harm caused by the other person will have negative consequences


And time can heal but this won't
The damage caused by the other person cannot be easily fixed


So if you're coming my way, just don't
The other person wants nothing to do with the person who caused harm


(Hey) band-aids don't fix bullet holes
Temporary solutions will not fix the underlying issue


You say sorry just for show
The other person's apology is not sincere and is just for show


If you live like that, you live with ghosts (ghosts)
Living a life of insincerity or causing harm will have negative consequences on one's well-being


Mmm, if you love like that, blood runs cold
Loving someone in a harmful manner causes a cold feeling inside




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Martin Max, Johan Karl Schuster, Taylor Alison Swift

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