Lavender Haze
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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Meet me at midnight

Starin' at the ceilin' with you
Oh, you don't ever say too much
And you don't really read into
My melancholia

I've been under scrutiny (yeah, oh, yeah)
You handle it beautifully (yeah, oh, yeah)
All this shit is new to me (yeah, oh, yeah)

I feel the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say
No deal, the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze

All they keep askin' me (all they keep askin' me)
Is if I'm gonna be your bride
The only kind of girl they see (only kind of girl they see)
Is a one-night or a wife

I find it dizzying (yeah, oh, yeah)
They're bringin' up my history (yeah, oh, yeah)
But you aren't even listening (yeah, oh, yeah)
(Ooh-whoa)

I feel the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say
No deal, the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze
That lavender haze

Talk your talk and go viral
I just need this love spiral
Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk (get it off my desk)
Talk your talk and go viral
I just need this love spiral
Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk
(Ooh-whoa)

I feel (I feel) the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say (oh, yeah)
No deal (no deal), the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze

Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk




That lavender haze, I just wanna stay
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze

Overall Meaning

The song "Lavender Haze" by Taylor Swift is an introspective exploration of being in the moment, escaping from society's expectations and societal pressure to conform. The track opens with an invitation, "Meet me at midnight, staring at the ceiling with you," which implies a shared intimacy between two people. The singer feels a sense of comfort with the person they are with, as they don't need to say too much and are not quick to judge the singer's melancholia. The singer admits to being under scrutiny and feels the weight of the pressure on them but acknowledges that the companion handles it with grace. The chorus, "I feel the lavender haze creepin' up on me, surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say, no deal, the 1950s shit they want from me, I just wanna stay in that lavender haze," is a declaration of the desire to be accepted for who they are, to not conform to the societal norms and pressures to fit in. The lavender haze symbolizes the desire to escape from reality, and its seductive pull to be lost in the moment.


The second verse reveals that the singer is plagued with society's expectations on their relationship, as they are constantly asked if they will be the person's spouse. The singer acknowledges that society only views them as either a one-night stand or a wife, and the pressure causes them to feel dizzying, as their history is brought up. However, the companion doesn't judge them and listens intently to what the singer has to say. The bridge, "Talk your talk and go viral, I just need this love spiral, get it off your chest, get it off my desk," is a message to move on and not impose society's expectation on them. The singer expresses that they only need love and wants society to get it off their chest and get it off their desk.


Overall, "Lavender Haze" is about avoiding societal pressure to fit in and conforming to societal norms. The lavender haze is the embodiment of finding comfort in escaping from reality and being in the moment with someone who they can be real with.


Interesting facts about "Lavender Haze" include:


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Line by Line Meaning

Meet me at midnight
I want to meet you late at night


Starin' at the ceilin' with you
I enjoy spending time with you and sharing moments together


Oh, you don't ever say too much
You are a person of few words and prefer to let our actions speak for us


And you don't really read into My melancholia
You don't judge me for my sadness and accept me for who I am


I've been under scrutiny (yeah, oh, yeah)
I feel like I've been closely examined and criticized lately


You handle it beautifully (yeah, oh, yeah)
You handle my stress and worries gracefully and beautifully


All this shit is new to me (yeah, oh, yeah)
Dealing with all these struggles is new and difficult for me


I feel the lavender haze creepin' up on me
I am starting to feel relaxed and content


Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say
I find it hard to believe that I don't care about people's opinions anymore


No deal, the 1950s shit they want from me
I don't want to conform to outdated ideals and expectations others have for me


I just wanna stay in that lavender haze
I just want to stay in this tranquil state and not worry about anything else


All they keep askin' me (all they keep askin' me)
People keep asking me the same question over and over again


Is if I'm gonna be your bride
They want to know if we are getting married


The only kind of girl they see (only kind of girl they see)
They only see me as either a one-night stand or a wife


I find it dizzying (yeah, oh, yeah)
I am overwhelmed and disoriented by their expectations


They're bringin' up my history (yeah, oh, yeah)
People are bringing up my past mistakes and experiences


But you aren't even listening (yeah, oh, yeah)
You are the only person who understands and truly listens to me


Talk your talk and go viral
People can say whatever they want and it will spread like wildfire


I just need this love spiral
All I need is our love to spiral upwards and stay strong


Get it off your chest
You can express your feelings to me openly and without judgement


Get it off my desk (get it off my desk)
Let's address our problems and work through them together


That lavender haze, I just wanna stay
I want to remain in this peaceful state and not worry about anything else




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Jack Michael Antonoff, Jahaan Akil Sweet, Mark Anthony Spears, Samuel Joseph Dew, Taylor Alison Swift, Zoe I. Kravitz

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Lyrics:

Meet me at midnight
Starin' at the ceilin' with you
Oh, you don't ever say too much
And you don't really read into
My melancholia
I've been under scrutiny (yeah, oh, yeah)
You handle it beautifully (yeah, oh, yeah)
All this shit is new to me (yeah, oh, yeah)
I feel the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say
No deal, the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze
All they keep askin' me (all they keep askin' me)
Is if I'm gonna be your bride
The only kind of girl they see (only kind of girl they see)
Is a one-night or a wife
I find it dizzying (yeah, oh, yeah)
They're bringin' up my history (yeah, oh, yeah)
But you aren't even listening (yeah, oh, yeah)
(Ooh-whoa)
I feel the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say
No deal, the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze
That lavender haze
Talk your talk and go viral
I just need this love spiral
Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk (get it off my desk)
Talk your talk and go viral
I just need this love spiral
Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk
(Ooh-whoa)
I feel (I feel) the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say (oh, yeah)
No deal (no deal), the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze
Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk
That lavender haze, I just wanna stay
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze



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Meet me at midnight
Starin' at the ceilin' with you
Oh, you don't ever say too much
And you don't really read into
My melancholia
I've been under scrutiny (yeah, oh, yeah)
You handle it beautifully (yeah, oh, yeah)
All this shit is new to me (yeah, oh, yeah)
I feel the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say
No deal, the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze
All they keep askin' me (all they keep askin' me)
Is if I'm gonna be your bride
The only kind of girl they see (only kind of girl they see)
Is a one-night or a wife
I find it dizzying (yeah, oh, yeah)
They're bringin' up my history (yeah, oh, yeah)
But you aren't even listening (yeah, oh, yeah)
(Ooh-whoa)
I feel the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say
No deal, the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze
That lavender haze
Talk your talk and go viral
I just need this love spiral
Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk (get it off my desk)
Talk your talk and go viral
I just need this love spiral
Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk
(Ooh-whoa)
I feel (I feel) the lavender haze creepin' up on me
Surreal, I'm damned if I do give a damn what people say (oh, yeah)
No deal (no deal), the 1950s shit they want from me
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze
Get it off your chest
Get it off my desk
That lavender haze, I just wanna stay
I just wanna stay in that lavender haze



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LETRA EN ESPAÑOL (SPANISH TRANSLATION)
0:04
Nos vemos a medianoche
0:19
Mirando el techo contigo
Oh, nunca dices mucho
Y no piensas demasiado en
Mi melancolía
0:40
He estado bajo escrutinio (sí, oh, sí)
Lo manejas maravillosamente (sí, oh, sí)
Todo esto es nuevo para mí (sí, oh, sí)
0:50
Siento la niebla lavanda acercándose a mí
Irreal, estoy condenada si me importa lo que dice la gente
No hay trato, las estupideces de los años 50 que quieren de mi
1:05
Sólo quiero quedarme en esa niebla lavanda
Lo único que me siguen preguntando (Lo único que me siguen preguntando)
Es si voy a ser tu novia [de bodas]
El único tipo de chica que ven (el único tipo de chica que ven)
Es para una noche o para esposa
1:39
Me tienen mareada (sí, oh, sí)
Están sacando a relucir mi historia (sí, oh, sí)
Pero ni siquiera estás escuchando (sí, oh, sí)
(Ooh-whoa)
Siento la niebla lavanda acercándose a mí
Irreal, estoy condenada si me importa lo que dice la gente
1:59
No hay trato, las estupideces de los años 50 que quieren de mi
Sólo quiero quedarme en esa niebla lavanda
Esa niebla lavanda
2:18
Hablen sus habladurías y háganse viral
Yo sólo necesito esta espiral de amor
Sáquenselo del pecho
[Pero ya] quiten lo de mi escritorio (quiten lo de mi escritorio)
Hablen sus habladurías y háganse viral
Yo sólo necesito esta espiral de amor
Sáquenselo del pecho
[Pero ya] quiten lo de mi escritorio (quiten lo de mi escritorio)
2:39
Siento la niebla lavanda acercándose a mí
Irreal, estoy condenada si me importa lo que dice la gente (oh, sí)
No hay trato, las estupideces de los años 50 que quieren de mi
Sólo quiero quedarme en esa niebla lavanda
3:03
Sáquenselo del pecho
[Pero ya] quiten lo de mi escritorio
Esa niebla lavanda, [en la que] me quiero quedar
Sólo quiero quedarme en esa niebla lavanda

***Contexto: El término niebla lavanda se utilizó en la década de 1950 para describir la sensación de estar enamorado de alguien. Se refiere a un resplandor de amor abarcador que te hace ajeno a todo lo demás



All comments from YouTube:

Chelcie Lynn

Without a doubt the prettiest music video I’ve ever seen. She nailed everything dude 💜💜💜

marlenna

OMG!! So crazy , I stg before I even seen your comment I was thinking of you because of the aesthetic of this video , reminded me of your taste in old timey like interior. I’ve watched every single episode of the viral podcast, never have I missed one !! Lovely to know that you are a swiftie also
🚬🔮🦅

David Batterson

She is set to direct her first feature-length movie, based on her screenplay. It will be an instant hit, that's a given.

Shantorey Wilkins

🟣

Amery Gale Maestre

I totally agreee!!!! It's perfection

jamol rizz

Word.

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Jen G

This kind of style of music is the best to listen at 2am. or literally anytime for that matter.

CO dreaming

I’m listening and it’s 1:31am 😄

Jen G

@CO dreaming loll

BlueCareBear274

It's midnight right now haha

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