Slut
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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Flamingo pink
Sunrise Boulevard
Clink, clink
Being this young is art
Aquamarine
Moonlit swimming pool
What if all I need is you?
Got lovestruck, went straight to my head
Got lovesick, all over my bed
Love to think you'll never forget
Handprints in wet cement
Adorned with smoke on my clothes
Lovelorn and nobody knows
Love thorns all over this rose
I'll pay the price, you won't

But if I'm all dressed up
They might as well be looking at us
And if they call me a slut
You know it might be worth it for once
And if I'm gonna be drunk
Might as well be drunk in love

Send the code, he's waiting there
The sticks and stones they throw froze mid-air
Everyone wants him
That was my crime
The wrong place at the right time
And I break down, then he's pullin' me in
In a world of boys, he's a gentleman

Got lovestruck, went straight to my head
Got lovesick, all over my bed
Love to think you'll never forget
We'll pay the price, I guess

But if I'm all dressed up
They might as well be looking at us
If they call me a slut
You know it might be worth it for once
And if I'm gonna be drunk
I might as well be drunk in love

Half asleep
Taking your time
In the tangerine, neon light
This is luxury
You're not saying you're in love with me
But you're going to
Half awake
Taking your chance
It's a big mistake
I said it might blow up in your pretty face
I'm not saying do it anyway
But you're going to

And if they call me a slut
You know it might be worth it for once




And if I'm gonna be drunk
Might as well be drunk in love

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Taylor Swift's song "Slut!" convey themes of youth, rebellion, and the desire to break free from societal expectations. The vibrant imagery of flamingo pink, sunrise boulevard, aquamarine, and moonlit swimming pool evoke a sense of freedom and excitement. The singer embraces her youth and sees it as art, unapologetically exploring her desires and living in the moment.


The lyrics also touch on the complexities of love and its consequences. The singer feels lovestruck and lovesick, with the intoxicating feeling of being in love consuming her thoughts and actions. She is willing to pay the price, even if it means facing judgment and being labeled a slut. She challenges societal norms and suggests that being called a slut might actually be worth it, showing her defiance against the judgments of others.


The song also explores the power dynamics within relationships. The singer describes being drawn to someone who is seen as desirable by everyone else, but their connection feels forbidden due to the circumstances. Despite the risks, she allows herself to fall for him, even if it might blow up in her face. She acknowledges that although he might not explicitly say he is in love with her, she believes he will eventually.


Overall, "Slut!" is a bold and daring anthem that celebrates embracing one's desires and pushing boundaries, even in the face of judgment and societal expectations.


Line by Line Meaning

Flamingo pink
In a vibrant and attention-grabbing way


Sunrise Boulevard
Embarking on a new journey filled with hope and possibilities


Clink, clink
Celebrating and toasting to the moment


Being this young is art
Embracing the freedom and creativity that comes with youth


Aquamarine
Diving into a refreshing and exhilarating experience


Moonlit swimming pool
Engaging in a romantic and enchanting atmosphere


What if all I need is you?
Contemplating the possibility of finding true happiness in a person


Got lovestruck, went straight to my head
Experiencing a strong infatuation that overwhelms one's thoughts and emotions


Got lovesick, all over my bed
Feeling physically and emotionally affected by love, even in private moments


Love to think you'll never forget
Desiring to be memorable and leave a lasting impression on someone


Handprints in wet cement
Leaving a permanent mark and symbol of connection


Adorned with smoke on my clothes
Having evidence of enjoying wild and exhilarating experiences


Lovelorn and nobody knows
Feeling heartbroken and unrequited without anyone realizing


Love thorns all over this rose
Enduring pain and hardships in the pursuit of love and happiness


I'll pay the price, you won't
Being willing to face the consequences and sacrifices for love, even if the other person won't


But if I'm all dressed up
When I present myself in my best form


They might as well be looking at us
It's worth capturing their attention and admiration


And if they call me a slut
Even if they label me with derogatory words


You know it might be worth it for once
It could be worth the judgment and criticism just to experience true happiness


And if I'm gonna be drunk
If I'm going to lose control and indulge myself


Might as well be drunk in love
It's preferable to be intoxicated with love and passion


Send the code, he's waiting there
Taking the risk and sending a message to someone who is interested


The sticks and stones they throw froze mid-air
The hurtful words and actions from others are powerless to affect me


Everyone wants him
He is desirable and sought after by many


That was my crime
My mistake was wanting him too


The wrong place at the right time
Finding myself in a situation where the timing is perfect but circumstances are not


And I break down, then he's pullin' me in
Overwhelmed by emotions, but he offers comfort and support


In a world of boys, he's a gentleman
In a society full of immaturity and disrespect, he stands out as a respectful and decent person


Got lovestruck, went straight over my head
Falling deeply in love and being oblivious to everything else


Got lovesick, all over my bed
Being consumed by love and its effects on one's physical and emotional state


Love to think you'll never forget
Hoping to leave a lasting impression and remain in their thoughts


We'll pay the price, I guess
Accepting that there will be consequences and sacrifices in this love


But if I'm all dressed up
When I present myself in my best form


They might as well be looking at us
It's worth capturing their attention and admiration


If they call me a slut
Even if they label me with derogatory words


You know it might be worth it for once
It could be worth the judgment and criticism just to experience true happiness


And if I'm gonna be drunk
If I'm going to lose control and indulge myself


I might as well be drunk in love
It's preferable to be intoxicated with love and passion


Half asleep
In a state of partial consciousness


Taking your time
Moving slowly and deliberately


In the tangerine, neon light
In an atmosphere that is vibrant and evocative


This is luxury
This moment and experience feel incredibly indulgent and exclusive


You're not saying you're in love with me
You're not explicitly expressing your feelings of love towards me


But you're going to
I can sense that it's inevitable and you will eventually confess your love


Half awake
In a partially awakened state


Taking your chance
Seizing the opportunity and taking a risk


It's a big mistake
Recognizing that this decision may have negative consequences


I said it might blow up in your pretty face
I warned you that this could lead to trouble and cause you harm


I'm not saying do it anyway
I'm not encouraging you to proceed regardless of the risks


But you're going to
I know that you're determined and will go ahead with it


And if they call me a slut
Even if they label me with derogatory words


You know it might be worth it for once
It could be worth the judgment and criticism just to experience true happiness


And if I'm gonna be drunk
If I'm going to lose control and indulge myself


Might as well be drunk in love
It's preferable to be intoxicated with love and passion




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Jack Michael Antonoff, Patrik Jens Berger, Taylor Alison Swift

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