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I walked through the door with you, the air was cold
But somethin' 'bout it felt like home somehow
And I left my scarf there at your sister's house
And you've still got it in your drawer, even now

Oh, your sweet disposition and my wide-eyed gaze
We're singin' in the car, gettin' lost upstate
Autumn leaves fallin' down like pieces into place
And I can picture it after all these days

And I know it's long gone and that magic's not here no more
And I might be okay, but I'm not fine at all

'Cause there we are again on that little town street
You almost ran the red 'cause you were lookin' over at me
Wind in my hair, I was there
I remember it all too well

Photo album on the counter, your cheeks were turnin' red
You used to be a little kid with glasses in a twin-sized bed
And your mother's tellin' stories 'bout you on the tee-ball team
You taught me 'bout your past, thinkin' your future was me
And you were tossin' me the car keys, 'Fuck the patriarchy'
Keychain on the ground, we were always skippin' town
And I was thinkin' on the drive down, "Anytime now
He's gonna say it's love," you never called it what it was
'Til we were dead and gone and buried
Check the pulse and come back swearin'
It's the same after three months in the grave
And then you wondered where it went to
As I reached for you, but all I felt was shame
And you held my lifeless frame

And I know it's long gone and there was nothin' else I could do
And I forget about you long enough to forget why I needed to

'Cause there we are again in the middle of the night
We're dancin' 'round the kitchen in the refrigerator light
Down the stairs, I was there
I remember it all too well
And there we are again when nobody had to know
You kept me like a secret but I kept you like an oath
Sacred prayer and we'd swear
To remember it all too well

Maybe we got lost in translation, maybe I asked for too much
But maybe this thing was a masterpiece 'til you tore it all up
Running scared, I was there
I remember it all too well
And you call me up again just to break me like a promise
So casually cruel in the name of bein' honest
I'm a crumpled up piece of paper lyin' here
'Cause I remember it all, all, all

They say, "All's well that ends well," but I'm in a new hell
Every time you double-cross my mind
You said, "If we had been closer in age, maybe it would've been fine"
And that made me want to die
The idea you had of me, who was she? An ever-needy, ever-lovely jewel
Whose shine reflects on you
Not weepin' in a party bathroom, some actress askin' me what happened
You, that's what happened, you
You who charmed my dad with self-effacing jokes
Sippin' coffee like you're on a late-night show
But then he watched me watch the front door all night willing you to come
And he said, "It's supposed to be fun turnin' twenty-one"

Time won't fly, it's like I'm paralyzed by it
I'd like to be my old self again but I'm still tryin' to find it
After plaid shirt days and nights when you made me your own
Now you mail back my things and I walk home alone
But you keep my old scarf from that very first week
'Cause it reminds you of innocence and it smells like me
You can't get rid of it
'Cause you remember it all too well

'Cause there we are again when I loved you so (loved you so)
Back before you lost the one real thing you've ever known
It was rare, I was there
I remember it all too well (oh, oh)
Wind in my hair, you were there, you remember it all
Down the stairs, you were there, you remember it all
It was rare, I was there
I remember it all too well

And I was never good at tellin' jokes but the punchline goes
"I'll get older but your lovers stay my age"
From when your Brooklyn broke my skin and bones
I'm a soldier who's returning half her weight
And did the twin flame bruise paint you blue?
Just between us, did the love affair maim you too?
'Cause in this city's barren cold
I still remember the first fall of snow
And how it glistened as it fell
I remember it all too well
Just between us, did the love affair maim you all too well?
Just between us, do you remember it all too well?
Just between us, I remember it (just between us)
All too well

Wind in my hair, I was there, I was there (I was there)
Down the stairs, I was there, I was there
Sacred prayer, I was there, I was there
It was rare, you remember it (all too well)
Wind in my hair, I was there, I was there (oh)
Down the stairs, I was there, I was there (I was there)
Sacred prayer, I was there, I was there
It was rare, you remember it (all too well)
Wind in my hair, I was there, I was there
Down the stairs, I was there, I was there
Sacred prayer, I was there, I was there
It was rare, you remember it
Wind in my hair, I was there, I was there
Down the stairs, I was there, I was there




Sacred prayer, I was there, I was there
It was rare, you remember it

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Taylor Swift's song "All Too Well" depict a complex and poignant reflection on a past relationship. The singer vividly recalls the small moments and details shared with a significant other, such as leaving a scarf at their sister's house and the shared memories of driving together. These memories are contrasted with the realization that the magic and connection of the relationship are now gone, leaving the singer struggling to come to terms with their feelings of loss and heartbreak.


As the lyrics progress, the song delves deeper into the shared experiences and dynamics of the relationship. The singer reminisces about intimate moments like dancing in the kitchen and keeping each other's secrets, mixed with moments of betrayal and hurt. There is a sense of longing and regret as the singer grapples with the aftermath of the relationship's dissolution, questioning the authenticity of the love they once shared.


The song captures the emotional turmoil of trying to move on from a past love while still being haunted by the memories and the pain of the breakup. The bittersweet nostalgia of the past contrasts sharply with the harsh reality of the present, as the singer struggles to reconcile the idealized version of the relationship with the harsh truth of its end.


Overall, "All Too Well" is a deeply introspective and emotive exploration of love, loss, and the lingering impact of past relationships. Through its evocative imagery and raw emotions, the song conveys the complexities of heartbreak and the enduring power of memory, resonating with listeners who have experienced the ache of lost love.


Line by Line Meaning

I walked through the door with you, the air was cold
Starting a new chapter with you, even though it may not be warm


But somethin' 'bout it felt like home somehow
Something about this moment made me feel at ease, like coming home


And I left my scarf there at your sister's house
Leaving a piece of myself behind as a memory


And you've still got it in your drawer, even now
And you still hold on to that memory, even after all this time


Oh, your sweet disposition and my wide-eyed gaze
Your kindness and my admiration creating a special connection


We're singin' in the car, gettin' lost upstate
Getting lost in the moment, lost in each other


Autumn leaves fallin' down like pieces into place
Things falling into place like the changing of seasons


And I can picture it after all these days
I can still vividly remember that moment, even after time has passed


And I know it's long gone and that magic's not here no more
Realizing that what once was is now gone, the magic faded


And I might be okay, but I'm not fine at all
Putting on a brave face, but deep down still hurting




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Taylor Alison Swift, Elisabeth Wagner Rose

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the fact that she’s doing this music video with ethan hawke and josh charles (the og tortured poets ) is just INSANE

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It’s finally completed: https://youtu.be/9IqbcSKZ4ZY

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Couldn’t believe it when I saw them!

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