It's a love story we're all familiar with: This time three years ago, Taylor Swift and One Direction's Harry Styles dated. It didn't work out. Two years later, Taylor released 1989, an album where many of the songs were interpreted to be about that relationship. Harry and his band had no musical response…until now.
This morning, he and One Direction released "Perfect," a love song Styles wrote about a pretty public relationship. Lyrics include "And if you like cameras flashing every time we go out/Oh, yeah /And if you're looking for someone to write your breakup songs about/Baby, I'm perfect," which appears to be as thinly-veiled a shoutout to Tay as Taylor's "Style" was to well, Harry Styles. But there's nothing nasty about the single; it's very sweet...and revealing. Listen for the overlap between its and 1989's lyrics:
If only all of our exes would pay tribute to us so beautifully.
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