Umbrella
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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You had my heart, we'll never be worlds apart
Maybe in magazines but you'll still be my star
Baby 'cause in the dark, you can't see shiny cars
That's when you need me there, with you I'll always share

Because when the sun shines we'll shine together
Told you I'll be here forever
Said I'll always be your friend
Took an oath, I'ma stick it out to the end

Now that it's raining more than ever
Know that we'll still have each other
You can stand under my umbrella
You can stand under my umbrella-ella-ella-ay-ay-ay
Under my umbrella-ella-ella-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay




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Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Taylor Swift's song "Umbrella" convey the message of a loyal and protective friend who promises to stand by their loved one no matter what. The first line of the song, "You had my heart, we'll never be worlds apart," suggests a deep and meaningful relationship that transcends physical distance or differences. The next line, "Maybe in magazines but you'll still be my star," hints at the idea of fame and popularity, but assures the listener that it won't affect how they view or treat their friend. The third line, "Baby 'cause in the dark, you can't see shiny cars," emphasizes the need for genuine companionship and reminds the listener that material possessions are not everything.


The chorus of the song, "Because when the sun shines we'll shine together, told you I'll be here forever," highlights the theme of togetherness and commitment. The following line, "Said I'll always be your friend, took an oath, I'ma stick it out to the end," reinforces the idea of a loyal promise that will not be broken. The next verse, "Now that it's raining more than ever, know that we'll still have each other," continues the theme of being there for each other during tough times. The song's iconic chorus, "You can stand under my umbrella, you can stand under my umbrella-ella-ella-ay-ay-ay, under my umbrella-ella-ella-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay," emphasizes the idea of protection and suggests that the singer will always be there to shield their friend from harm.


Line by Line Meaning

You had my heart, we'll never be worlds apart
I love you and our bond is unbreakable.


Maybe in magazines but you'll still be my star
The world may judge you, but in my eyes, you are still amazing.


Baby 'cause in the dark, you can't see shiny cars
Fame and material things don't matter when we're alone in the dark.


That's when you need me there, with you I'll always share
I'll be there for you whenever you need me, and I'll always share my love with you.


Because when the sun shines we'll shine together
We'll enjoy the good times together and support each other through everything.


Told you I'll be here forever
I promise to always be here for you, no matter what.


Said I'll always be your friend
Our relationship is built on a strong foundation of friendship.


Took an oath, I'ma stick it out to the end
I promise to remain committed to you and our relationship until the very end.


Now that it's raining more than ever
Times are tough and unpredictable, but we'll get through it together.


Know that we'll still have each other
Our love and support for each other will never falter.


You can stand under my umbrella
I'll protect you and keep you safe from harm.


You can stand under my umbrella-ella-ella-ay-ay-ay
My love, care, and support will never waver, no matter what happens.


Under my umbrella-ella-ella-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay
I'll always be your shelter and your safe haven.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Christopher A. Stewart, Shawn C. Carter, Terius Youngdell Nash, Thaddis Laphonia Harrell

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Hyorim Yun

You have my heart, and we'll never be worlds apart
Maybe in magazines, but you'll still be my star
Baby, 'cause in the dark
You can't see shiny cars
And that's when you need me there
With you I'll always share
Because
When the sun shines, we'll shine together
Told you I'll be here forever
Said I'll always be your friend
Took an oath, I'ma stick it out 'til the end
Now that it's raining more than ever
Know that we'll still have each other
You can stand under my umbrella
You can stand under my umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh
Under my umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh
Under my umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh
Under my umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh



All comments from YouTube:

Well Hello There

She should do this cover again.

Luci

Taylor's version hahaha

Alex Tomlinson

@Luci umbrella (taylor's version)

WeiKei Ting

Country feel of Umbrella! Just love every cover of Taylor <3

Well Hello There

Artist of the Decade!!

PRYNKA

her voice is so sweet

Luci

And cute

ilovebubblegum57

even thought this has nothing to do with this song...i have tears in my eyes because she is such a good role model. lots of people need to follow her wonderful example. i would dream of actually getting to talk to her in person. i went to one of her concerts on the speak now tour. but i really want to just get the chance and talk to her for a while. it would be a dream come true. GO TAYLOR! never stop what you're doing! you are an amazing person.

matteo

well hi it’s been 10 years!! did u get the chance to meet her? :)

Casper

@matteo Same I'm curious too

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