Taylor's Swift's New Breakup Song: Who's She Singing About?

Taylor Swift: 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' - Who's It About?
Clockwise, from top left: John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Lautner and Joe Jonas; Taylor Swift (center)
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08/14/2012 10:00AM

She's at it again!

Taylor Swift, whose heartfelt tunes famously reflect the status of her real-life relationships, unveiled a new song Monday night during an online chat with fans.

"I have some really big news," she said. "I'm really excited because I have a new album coming out on Oct. 22."

The album is called Red, and the first new single, which is already out on iTunes, is called "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."



In an interview that aired Tuesday on Good Morning America, Swift, 22, admitted that the song is based on a real relationship and a breakup that just wouldn't stick.

While recording with songwriters Max Martin and Shellback, she said, "This guy walks in who is a friend of my ex's and starts talking about how he's heard we're going to get back together. And that was not the case. ... So I start telling them the story: break up, get back together, break up, get back together – just, ugh, the worst! And I picked up the guitar and Max said, 'This is what we're writing.' "

Here's the song's chorus:

No, we are never ever, ever getting back together
We are never ever, ever getting back together
You go talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to me
But we are never ever, ever, ever getting back together ...


And here's the spoken bridge:

So he calls me up and he's like
"I still love you" and I'm like, I'm just ...
This is exhausting, you know like
We're never getting back together
Like ever


So, whom do you think the song is about? Vote in our poll below or tell us in the comments.

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