Bejeweled
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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Baby love, I think I've been a little too kind
Didn't notice you walking all over my peace of mind
In the shoes I gave you as a present
Puttin' someone first only works when you're in their top five
And by the way, I'm going out tonight

Best believe I'm still bejeweled
When I walk in the room
I can still make the whole place shimmer
And when I meet the band
They ask, "Do you have a man?"
I can still say, "I don't remember"
Familiarity breeds contempt
Don't put me in the basement
When I want the penthouse of your heart
Diamonds in my eyes
I polish up real, I polish up real nice

Nice

Baby boy, I think I've been too good of a girl (too good of a girl)
Did all the extra credit, then got graded on a curve
I think it's time to teach some lessons
I made you my world (huh), have you heard? (Huh)
I can reclaim the land
And I miss you (I miss you)
But I miss sparkling (ah, hey)

Best believe I'm still bejeweled
When I walk in the room
I can still make the whole place shimmer
And when I meet the band
They ask, "Do you have a man?"
I can still say, "I don't remember"
Familiarity breeds contempt
Don't put me in the basement
When I want the penthouse of your heart
Diamonds in my eyes
I polish up real, I polish up real nice

Nice

Sapphire tears on my face
Sadness became my whole sky
But some guy said my aura's moonstone
Just 'cause he was high
And we're dancin' all night
And you can try to change my mind
But you might have to wait in line
What's a girl gonna do?
A diamond's gotta shine

Best believe I'm still bejeweled
When I walk in the room
I can still make the whole place shimmer (shimmer)
And when I meet the band
They ask, "Do you have a man?"
I can still say, "I don't remember"
Familiarity breeds contempt
Don't put me in the basement
When I want the penthouse of your heart
Diamonds in my eyes
I polish up real (nice), I polish up real nice

And we're dancin' all night
And you can try to change my mind
But you might have to wait in line
What's a girl gonna do? What's a girl gonna do?
I polish up nice
Best believe I'm still bejeweled




When I walk in the room
I can still make the whole place shimmer

Overall Meaning

In this song, Taylor Swift seems to be addressing a lover who has taken her for granted and failed to appreciate her. She expresses her dissatisfaction with the way she has been treated, pointing out that she has been too kind and understanding, allowing the person to walk all over her peace of mind. Taylor regrets focusing too much on this person, and suggests that it's time for some lessons to be taught. She says that putting someone first only works when they are also making her their priority. She acknowledges that missing the person is not enough, and she needs to reclaim her power and her life.


The lyrics then transition into Taylor describing the power she still holds. She says that she can still make the whole room shimmer when she walks in, and even the band asks if she has a man. Despite the familiarity, she warns against being put in the basement when she wants the penthouse of the person's heart. This could be a metaphor for how a relationship should treat each other equally or it could be interpreted as Taylor still wants the person but wants to be treated better in their relationship. She describes herself as having diamonds in her eyes, meaning that she is still valuable and full of light, and she can polish up nicely.


The song ends with Taylor talking about dancing all night and how people may try to change her mind, but they'll have to wait in line. She asks what a girl is going to do, meaning that she is uncertain what her next step is but knows that she wants to be treated better. She once again reminds us that she polishes up nicely and can still make the whole place shimmer.


Line by Line Meaning

Baby love, I think I've been a little too kind
I have been too nice to you, not realizing that you have been taking advantage of me.


Didn't notice you walking all over my peace of mind
I didn't realize that you were constantly causing me stress and anxiety.


In the shoes I gave you as a present
Even though I gave you many gifts, you didn't appreciate any of them, including the very shoes on your feet.


Puttin' someone first only works when you're in their top five
I learned that prioritizing someone who does not value me in return is not worth the effort.


And by the way, I'm going out tonight
I am going out and enjoying myself, without worrying about pleasing you.


Best believe I'm still bejeweled
I still have value and worth, even if you failed to recognize it.


When I walk in the room
My confidence is still intact, and I still make an impact wherever I go.


I can still make the whole place shimmer
My presence and personality can light up a room and make everyone around me feel happy.


And when I meet the band
Even when I am surrounded by talented musicians, I am still able to shine.


They ask, 'Do you have a man?'
People may assume that I am incomplete without a romantic partner, but I know that I am already whole on my own.


I can still say, 'I don't remember'
I am not looking backward or dwelling on past relationships, as I am focused on my own growth and success.


Familiarity breeds contempt
Being too comfortable or reliant on someone can lead to resentment and disappointment.


Don't put me in the basement
Don't underestimate me or treat me as inferior, as I am capable of great things.


When I want the penthouse of your heart
I don't settle for mediocre love or weak connections; I strive for deep, authentic bonds with others.


Diamonds in my eyes
I have a dazzling and unique perspective on life, which sets me apart from others.


I polish up real, I polish up real nice
I continue to improve and refine my skills and personality, becoming an even better version of myself.


Sapphire tears on my face
I have experienced hurt and heartache in the past, but I have not let it defeat me.


Sadness became my whole sky
At times, I have felt consumed by negative emotions, but I try to focus on the beauty and positivity around me.


But some guy said my aura's moonstone
Someone once told me that I have a unique and valuable energy, which uplifted my spirits.


Just 'cause he was high
Although the person who said that to me may have been under the influence, their words still resonated with me.


And we're dancin' all night
I am able to let go of my worries and have fun, enjoying the present moment.


And you can try to change my mind
Others may try to bring me down or convince me to settle for less, but I know my worth.


But you might have to wait in line
I am not rushing to commit to anyone or anything that does not feel right for me.


What's a girl gonna do?
As a woman, I face unique challenges and expectations, but I am capable of overcoming them.


A diamond's gotta shine
I am not afraid to stand out and pursue my goals, like a brilliant and valuable diamond.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Jack Michael Antonoff, Taylor Alison Swift

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