no body no crime
Taylor Swift Lyrics


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He did it
He did it

Este's a friend of mine
We meet up every Tuesday night for dinner and a glass of wine
Este's been losing sleep
Her husband's acting different and it smells like infidelity
She says, "That ain't my merlot on his mouth"
"That ain't my jewelry on our joint account"
No, there ain't no doubt
I think I'm gonna call him out
She says

"I think he did it but I just can't prove it"
I think he did it but I just can't prove it
I think he did it but I just can't prove it
No, no body, no crime
But I ain't letting up until the day I die
No, no
I think he did it
No, no
He did it

Este wasn't there
Tuesday night at Olive Garden, at her job, or anywhere
He reports his missing wife
And I noticed when I passed his house his truck has got some brand new tires
And his mistress moved in
Sleeps in Este's bed and everything
No, there ain't no doubt
Somebody's gotta catch him out
'Cause

I think he did it but I just can't prove it (he did it)
I think he did it but I just can't prove it (he did it)
I think he did it but I just can't prove it
No, no body, no crime
But I ain't letting up until the day I die
No, no
I think he did it
No, no
He did it

Good thing my daddy made me get a boating license when I was fifteen
And I've cleaned enough houses to know how to cover up a scene
Good thing Este's sister's gonna swear she was with me ("She was with me dude")
Good thing his mistress took out a big life insurance policy

They think she did it but they just can't prove it
They think she did it but they just can't prove it
She thinks I did it but she just can't prove it
No, no body, no crime
I wasn't letting up until the day he
No, no body, no crime
I wasn't letting up until the day he




No, no body, no crime
I wasn't letting up until the day he died

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Taylor Swift's song "no body no crime" tell a story of a woman named Este who suspects her husband of cheating on her. The singer and Este are friends, and they meet up every Tuesday night for dinner and wine. During one of their dinners, Este confides in the singer about the changes in her husband's behavior, and she suspects infidelity. She sees evidence of their joint account having expenditures and jewelry not purchased by her. She believes that her husband is cheating but she just can't prove it. She says, "That ain't my merlot on his mouth” which suggests that he came home with another woman, which is why she suspects him.


In the second verse, the singer finds out that Este has gone missing, and Este's husband reports her missing. The singer then drives by his house and sees that he has brand new tires on his truck. The husband's mistress has moved into Este's bed, which raises more suspicion. The singer thinks that the husband is responsible for Este's disappearance and is covering it up. She is unable to prove it but is determined to catch him out.


The third verse reveals that the singer is playing a role in the cover-up. She has a boating license and knows how to clean up evidence. Este's sister will vouch for the singer, and the mistress has taken out a life insurance policy. The final lyric, "No body, no crime," reflects the theme of the song. As there is no evidence of a murder, there can't be any murder charges. However, Este's disappearance remains a mystery, and the singer is determined to get justice for her friend.


Line by Line Meaning

He did it
Este's friend is implying that her husband is guilty of infidelity, although she has no concrete evidence to support the claim.


Este's a friend of mine We meet up every Tuesday night for dinner and a glass of wine Este's been losing sleep Her husband's acting different and it smells like infidelity She says, "That ain't my merlot on his mouth" "That ain't my jewelry on our joint account" No, there ain't no doubt I think I'm gonna call him out She says
Este is the singer's friend who is married to a man who is acting suspiciously, leading Este to suspect infidelity. The singer has been meeting up with Este regularly and knows about the situation. Este has noticed evidence of infidelity such as a strange wine taste on her husband's mouth and jewelry on their joint account that she did not purchase. Este plans to confront her husband about his behavior.


"I think he did it but I just can't prove it" I think he did it but I just can't prove it I think he did it but I just can't prove it No, no body, no crime But I ain't letting up until the day I die No, no I think he did it No, no He did it
Este believes that her husband is guilty of infidelity but cannot prove it. The repetition of the phrase "I think he did it but I just can't prove it" emphasizes Este's frustration with not being able to gather evidence against her husband. The lines "No, no body, no crime / But I ain't letting up until the day I die" suggest that the singer is determined to help her friend uncover the truth, even if there is no concrete evidence to support their suspicions. The final lines "No, no / I think he did it / No, no / He did it" strongly imply that Este's husband is indeed guilty, despite the lack of proof.


Este wasn't there Tuesday night at Olive Garden, at her job, or anywhere He reports his missing wife And I noticed when I passed his house his truck has got some brand new tires And his mistress moved in Sleeps in Este's bed and everything No, there ain't no doubt Somebody's gotta catch him out 'Cause
Este is missing, and her husband has reported her disappearance. The artist has noticed suspicious behavior from the husband, such as buying new tires for his truck and allowing his mistress to move into Este's home. The repetition of the phrase "No, there ain't no doubt" emphasizes the artist's certainty that Este's husband is guilty. The artist believes that someone needs to expose the husband's wrongdoing.


I think he did it but I just can't prove it (he did it) I think he did it but I just can't prove it (he did it) I think he did it but I just can't prove it No, no body, no crime But I ain't letting up until the day I die No, no I think he did it No, no He did it
The repetition of the phrase "I think he did it but I just can't prove it" implies that the artist remains convinced of the husband's guilt. The lines "No, no body, no crime / But I ain't letting up until the day I die" suggest that the artist is determined to uncover the truth about Este's disappearance, even if there is no concrete evidence. The final lines "No, no / I think he did it / No, no / He did it" strongly imply that Este's husband is indeed guilty.


Good thing my daddy made me get a boating license when I was fifteen And I've cleaned enough houses to know how to cover up a scene Good thing Este's sister's gonna swear she was with me ("She was with me dude") Good thing his mistress took out a big life insurance policy They think she did it but they just can't prove it They think she did it but they just can't prove it She thinks I did it but she just can't prove it No, no body, no crime I wasn't letting up until the day he No, no body, no crime I wasn't letting up until the day he No, no body, no crime I wasn't letting up until the day he died
The final verse reveals that the singer has taken matters into her own hands, and is planning to take revenge against Este's husband for what she believes he has done. The first three lines of the verse are delivered in a tone that suggests the singer is confident in her ability to cover up any evidence of wrongdoing. The line "they think she did it but they just can't prove it" suggests that Este's husband's disappearance is being investigated, but the police cannot find any evidence against the singer. The repetition of the phrase "No, no body, no crime" reinforces the idea that the singer has hidden any evidence of her wrongdoing. The final lines "I wasn't letting up until the day he died" hint at the singer's intention to kill Este's husband as a form of revenge for his infidelity and possible involvement in Este's disappearance.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Taylor Alison Swift

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@MTV

I just can’t believe Taylor is giving us a whole new album right now

@anchanrithy20

That’s unexpected

@alaine2256

me either but I'm glad 😂

@popcraze4127

"Not a lot going on at the moment"

@nothingreallyhappens7340

You gotta believe it

@melisaquitral523

Bc she's a genius queen

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@lost-in-space4666

In this song “He did it” is said 13 times. I love her mind.

@twistytrombone2453

I was looking for a pattern😅

@shivangisahu2013

Can you pls explain ??

@twistytrombone2453

@shivangi sahu 13 is a lucky number for taylor, so the fact that she said "he did it" 13 times, is special. She does things like this a lot.

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