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Taylor Swift – Blank Space lyrics
[Verse:]
Nice to meet you, where you been?
I could show you incredible things

Magic, madness, heaven sin
Saw you there and I thought
Oh my God, look at that face
You look like my next mistake

Love's a game, want to play?
New money, suit & tie
I can read you like a
magazine
Ain't it funny, rumors, fly
And I know you heard about
me
So hey, let's be friends
I'm dying to see how this one
ends
Grab your passport and my hand
I can make the bad guys good for a
weekend

[Pre-Chorus:]
So it's gonna be forever
Or it's gonna go down in
flames
You can tell me when it's
over
If the high was worth the
pain
Got a long list of
ex-lovers
They'll tell you I'm
insane
Cause you know I love the players
And you love the
game

[Chorus:]
Cause we're young and we're reckless
We'll take this way too
far
It'll leave you breathless
Or with a nasty
scar
Got a long list of ex-lovers
They'll tell you I'm
insane
But I've got a blank space baby
And I'll write your
name

[Verse 2:]
Cherry lips, crystal skies
I could show you incredible
things
Stolen kisses, pretty
lies
You're the King baby I'm your
Queen
Find out what you want
Be that girl for a month
Wait the worst is yet to come, oh
no
Screaming, crying, perfect storm
I can make all the tables
turn
Rose gardens filled with
thorns
Keep you second guessing
like
"Oh my God, who is she?"
I get drunk on
jealousy
But you'll come back each time you leave
Cause darling I'm a nightmare dressed like a
daydream

[Pre-Chorus:]
So it's gonna be forever
Or it's gonna go down in
flames
You can tell me when it's over
If the high was worth the
pain
Got a long list of ex-lovers
They'll tell you I'm
insane
Cause you know I love the players
And you love the
game

[Chorus:]
Cause we're young and we're reckless
We'll take this way too far
It'll leave you breathless
Or with a nasty
scar
Got a long list of ex-lovers
They'll tell you I'm insane
But I've got a blank space baby
And I'll write your
name

[Bridge:]
Boys only want love if it's torture
Don't say I didn't say I didn't warn
ya

[Bridge:]
Boys only want love if it's torture
Don't say I didn't say I didn't warn
ya

[Pre-Chorus:]
So it's gonna be forever
Or it's gonna go down in flames
You can tell me when it's over
If
the high was worth the pain
Got a long list of ex-lovers
They'll tell
you I'm insane
Cause you know I love the players
And you love the game

[Chorus:]
Cause we're young and we're reckless
We'll take
this way too far
It'll leave you breathless
Or with a nasty scar
Got a long list of ex-lovers
They'll tell you I'm
insane
But I've got
a blank space baby
And I'll write your name
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    Blank space is not about any of her past relationships, or her "trust issues", this song isn't even really about her. It's about how the media is portraying her as a crazy jealousy junky bitch who uses men over and over for relationships that always wind up in a song. This song has nothing to do with her past relationships or anything like that, this song is about how the world is seeing her for somethig that she's not. And by everyone just assuming that it's about some ex that we've never been informed about is just proving exactly what she's saying in the song.
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    cassidyb
    Blank space is not really about Taylor Swift or her relationships but about the media and what they say or think about her. They make her seem like a crazy, jealous person who uses men. The media always says she crazy so she did this song to show how crazy she can really be.
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    This is about how everyone assumes things about her, like Shake it Off. They say she uses boys, has 'stolen kisses and pretty lies 'only to make him think that 'your the King baby I'm your Queen.' If you watch the music video it shows you this cycle - she meets the guy, could show him 'incredible things' they fall in love, but he is cheating and they fight repeatedly and Taylor gets her revenge - then another guy comes and the cycle supposedly repeats.
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    The song tells that she needs the true love in she is searching in every boy and she is having a blank space for her real and true love to whom she can trust for her whole life n as she was in search she notice that the boys are playing games with her relationship.
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    I do heard about this song before, but I have no time to listen what was it all about. But now, I'm hearing it again, it felt like it was near to me because people always said that I am a player, just because of I have a lot of ex. And now I'm starting to love this song and will put this song into my Zune's playlist. Its a story of life!
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    angelicablanchechavez
    The song tells you that you need to love a boy not from its appearance but from its inside character. Before you choose a man whom you will love forever pick the right one, the one you can trust with because in life the most important thing for the lovers is trust. You know. If I had to live with a person I love, I must be needing his trust. In the Taylor swift blank space. The man broke his trust and its not easy to forget and heal the pain. For Taylor you need to get a scar when you live a girl behind. Screaming, crying, perfect storms that's how girls reacts to anger. So I have your 2 tips: be sure you're the one I can trust with and girls are strong, one day we are down because of heartbreaks but the next day we are fully alive again. Boys take care of the girls. Because you'll never know that the girl you hurt is one of the most important person in you life. Do not broke your trust to them. As the saying goes "i am good enough person to forgive you but I'm not the fool one to gain your trust again. Taylor? You are the best, hopefully your album will continue the best. Love ya Taylor.
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    SilverWolf
    Taylor Swift means that the first time he saw the boy she thought she was his everything and she can show or give it to the boy anything he wants. And before that he keeps waiting for the boy so he keep asking where he's been because she keeps waiting for him. But in the end. Taylor just been cheated again (many times already) And she hates his ex forever. That's why you should stop to insist. He hates her. Period.
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    Whatever the meaning of the song is, all I know taylor swift is a great singer. Whether it has something to do with her or none. This is music. This is art. We wont recognize the true meaning of this song not unless we are attached to it personally. Art has different meanings for different people. But the true meaning of this song for Taylor lies beyond our thoughts. And so she wants to say to us. I'm a song writer too but only few people could understand what my song means and some really can't explain it. Well that's how I understand music. Some appreciate it some cannot. And I really love this song.
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    She's so freaking hot but she's so freaking scary. I think this song's about what Taylor needs in a boy, and even through all her previous boys she still has an open space in her heart that only her true love can fill in.
    Wow. My brain hurts from all that philosophical thinking and trying not to plagiarise anybody else's reply. I even think I'm hearing colors. I need a doctor.
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    I love this song it explains every past relationship she has gone through. How she gives them the key to her heart but on the way they lose it, or they never really accepted it. How she tried to be the good girl, but it just never worked out. How even though she is famous she still has feelings. There is no exception for famous people. Boys still break her heart. Like how at the beginning of the video this new guy shows up. We don't know who he is he could be famous or he could be just anyone. He looks perfect on the outside. She finds out later on that he isn't as good as his appearance may be. Then, the next guy comes along. He might be the one, but he may not be. You have to really think about the things she says. I f you don't it will leave you clueless. This is one of my favorite songs for a reason. Not because it has a catchy tune, But because it teaches you something. You will have to go through a few people to find the one, but you will always get to him or her.
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    princess__lex__
    The meaning of this song was to show the world what really goes on in her life. Taylor Swift is known as being a celebrity who dates a lot of boys. The world thinks every song Taylor writes is about an ex boyfriend. The world also thinks of Taylor Swift as being a crazy girl. In the music video she shows a crazy personality. This is showing the world what they wanna see. Taylor is singing about relationships and how they never work out and someone is always left heart broken. She shows a continuous pattern about how relationships end and how they start over again. In the end Taylor is just telling the world that its not just her that this happens to. She is telling and showing the world that these things happen to everyone. This is showing the media what really goes on in her life.
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    This song is about how people are in relationships and how people see what they are not. Some people might think they are worst couple or etc, but most of all it is what they desire. Boys or men cheat on girls or even women because they think they could easily get away from relationships. Some boys always cheat on girls by dumping them and show off there new girlfriend and visa versa. This is how some relationship don't work on people they trust to be with.
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    Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" is based on what media portrays her as - a crazy bitch. This is literally her term of saying, "Ok I don't care what you say about me. I don't care if that's how you'll say that's who I am. What if I'm a crazy bitch? Ha, I don't give a f." This is why Taylor Swift rules.
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    ~Queen Lauren~
    The song is about harry styles. If you don't know who this person is here let me tell you. Harry Styles is a boy that is in the group called One Direction. Harry Styles Thought that Taylor cheated on him so Haylor Was done. So Taylor wanted people to feel how she was feeling. Like you know "The heart wants what it wants" By Taylor's Best friend A. K. A Selena Gomez was about Selena's ex bf Justin Bieber. She wanted people to feel how she was feeling. Well What's weird about Taylor Swift and her awards is that most of her hit's are about her Ex bf's. Like "We are never getting back together"Which was about Harry Styles also and "Blank space". Like come on Taylor make hit's that aren't about ex bf's. Like "Shake it off was a good song but make more!
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    Well loveэs a game wanna play in this song is about those guy who is just like most guys out there which is a pervert or a player. They will just go from one girl to the next one. You know like a love affair. When she finally finds out she gets all angry.

    They scream, they will ask like who are you texting? Who is he or she? And she will go down in anger like in flames because the things that she says can get really mean or nasty at times. For the boys only want love if it's torture means like is that how you play with our love? Didn't I warn you already? Yes I have.

    Got a long list of ex lovers means like I have been through a lot of guys like you but I still have a space to write your name.

    So for me this entire song is like a lady waiting for the right guy or the right man. This totally describes me. I would rather wait for the right man or guy for me than picking on some pervert or player. This happens to most of the ladies too. But not me. I am totally different from them. So don't you guys dare to mess with me!
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    Heyba
    It means every time she goes with a handsome, charming man something is going to come and screw it up and she's so furious because she adored him like mad but when she finds out he's cheating on her in other words he's using her she's furious and rips up his shirt and drops his cell phone in the water and then Talyor wrecked his car with those golf things and used all sorts of sharp tools to ruin the 15 paintings she done of him and then in the end another handsome and charming man came and she said "This is a charming, handsome man I'm going to go with this boy and this time I know our relationship will be the best relationship that anybody could ask for and I'm going to spend the rest of my.
    I've and we are going to have children and then our children get children and we will be the best grandparents ever and we'll give them whatever they want to have."
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    nima103
    Cause I got a blank space baby and I'll write your name. When I first heard this song I loved it. I learned the lyrics in a snap one. Easy song but I understand it very much. I had told my sister shell understand it when she is older and I will tell her what the song really means. I just told it means friendship which is not true it's about a lot of things that can't explain. Really at first I thought it was about when she first met this guy. Well not my answer is totes different from my answer any who. That's all I can really say but it's really awesome and I love it super triple super actually much but I know thousands of people who hate this song like my cousin Dez.
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    Shanika Jung Bogais
    "Blank Space" is not about any of her past relationships, or her "trust issues", this song isn't even really about her. It's about how the media is portraying her as a crazy jealousy junky bitch who uses men over and over for relationships that always wind up in a song. This song has nothing to do with her past relationships or anything like that, this song is about how the world is seeing her for something that she's not. And by everyone just assuming that it's about some ex that we've never been informed about is just proving exactly what she's saying in the song.
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    spider8itch69
    In an interview, Taylor Swift said that she got the inspiration for this song from the anime, "Death Note", hence the lyrics "I've got a blank space baby, and I'll write your name." Another example of the "Death Note" inspiration is the lyrics "Magic, madness, heaven, sin." Magic refers to how magical and strange it was to find the Death Note, madness to the way it can drive it's owner crazy, heaven refers to how the Death Note originally belonged to a god, and sin referring to the sinfulness of using the Death Note to kill people. The rest of the lyrics seem to refer to the plot of Death Note.
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    Mata Thodor
    Taylor Swift is a little b*tchy when she sings that. She is telling every guys around that she had enough experiences with sex that she can fulfill all of young men's dreams. Taylor Swift has a blank space means she want him black to be satisfied and preferably with a big desire. That's the Kantian paradox of every girl.
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    Mystery_G186
    Everyone is saying this song isn't about Taylor swift and as I read lyrics over and over they might be right bit what do I know to me this song isn't really about anything except she's trying ask people to stop looking in magazines because you wont find the truth and that's also what she means by her song "Shake it off" because she can't make the media stop but she has to deal with it in her own way personally I agree with Taylor theirs rumors and everything gonna go around but you have to make the best of it.
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    carla710
    The song tells that she needs the true love in she is searching in every boy and she is having a blank space for her real and true love to whom she can trust for her whole life n as she was in search she notice that the boys are playing games with her relationship.
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    I related to the song cause I had a boyfriend he's handsome, hot, and chicboy. I know that he's a chicboy but I answer his question if we can have a relationship. I said "yea" and after our 3rd monthsary were break cause I thought that he had another girl and now he said again to me if we can back our relation but I say to him "no!" Cause I don't want hurt anymore and I don't want to be his maid. And after 1 month he told me again if we can back our relationship and I say again "no" but after that we had a date he treat me like a princess and he say to me that he wait for my answer again to be his girlfriend and after a 5 or 6 years he told me that he had a new girlfriend and it's beautiful sexy smart girl that day I want to say "yes" to him but he had a new girlfriend so I walk out after saying to girl that she had a nice catch and I only say to the boy that he have to respect his girlfriend, that's all.
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    atchup_23
    The song tells that she needs the true love in she is searching in every boy and she is having a blank space for her real and true love to whom she can trust for her whole life n as she was in searh she notice that boys are playing games with her relationship!
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    This song basically makes fun of the media and what they think of Taylor, for example writing about every boy, getting in loads of relationships. I don't think it's really about someone for her. She's trying to portray a vicious cycle - You look like my next mistake, I can make the bad guys good for a weekend, Be that girl for a month, and other lines.
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    taija4
    She wants to tell you about her boy friends who broke up with her and she wants you to know boys are mean and cranky and they never want to support you they cheat and text other women when their already dating someone and she wants you hear all her break up songs and know all the boy friends she has dated in for ever and ever she never wants you to end up how she is and that's why she started to date girls.
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    Rambo Bicarri
    The song is not about the media stereotype of the crazy bitch who lures men. Notice blank space means fill in the next name of the long list of heartbreaks she's experienced. It is about a woman who actually is in full control everything from whoing how to lure the type of dangerous men she is attracted to the mistake types and the timetable she sets one month before the emotions sets in. He needs to decide to go all in or get out now. If any distrust sets her off he will realize to full extension of what she feels inside. She's not crazy. What we see in the video are her the physical equivalent of how she feels inside and she won't suffer alone in this. He goes from Oh My God who is this girl to OMG get me out of here!
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    That is very true. She is keeping a blank space fro the one that truly loves her personality. Right now she has a tie between take me to church and blank space. This is the best song for someone who only has a guy that plays her or that needs a true guy.
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    rater
    This song can be for other people that have to deal with a break up or with another guy they would fall in love with but they know its gonna be their next mistake again and deal with him. This is just likely to be a song for a person that falls in love with another guy as I said. People have problems with the people they like or fall in love with. There is a 50% chance it would be about her past relationship and 50% its not. Basically its about love and having someone be yours but you'd know its just like the same relationship you had back in the past.
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    crazygirlcatthingwhatever
    The meaning of this song is that she has a blank space for someone and once she gets a good friend or boyfriend probably a boyfriend they cheat or do something wrong to her. So how she gets the anger and pain out if from writing songs. I think it's satirical on the way she is portrayed in the media. "Got a long list of exlovers" is the reference to the media claiming that she has had so many boyfriends in the past, "I've got a blank space baby" is her saying that it's the same story over and over but with different men. The part of the song when she says: "find out what you want, be that girl for a month, wait, the worst is yet to come", it is referencing the perception that many 'haters' hold that she is manipulative and evil and it means that she lures these men in to a relationship with her before revealing her true self leaving her unsuspecting boyfriends asking themselves, "oh my God, who is she?" Because to her "loves a game". Obviously in this scenario she is showing psychopathic tendencies that might make her ex loves"tell you [she's] insane" This song is a dig at her haters and how she is perceived by them which is made ironic due to the fact that in saying pretty much to the world that she's a crazy bitch/psychopath it has furthered her undeniable success. This this theory is made all the more plausible by the fact that she has recently released a song about the 'haters' hating. Obviously this is all just my opinion
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    craz
    Refering to the video, she does not get cheated on but drives the boys out in a way. At first she is anything they want, then after a month she is what they don't want. In the video she totally destroys thier cars that are about $400, 000. Then the kiss. Then they run away. And then it starts all over with the next one.
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    k-onlightmusic
    Blank space is not just about her past relationships but also the media of what they think about her and what they think of how she loves about a single person and just not the media but also all the parodies of her songs cause when I saw it, it was like she was really crazy about her boyfriends like a devil or something but I really think that she is a kind person but she just wrote that because of them but maybe in the future that she can move on about all of her relationships and start making a nice and peaceful song just like her past songs not like this song.
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    Unregistered
    Blank space refers to the blank line in a contract. A contract for your soul. This song is written with the intention of speaking for the devil. Take Taylor out of the picture and in vision Satan singing the song. He's trying to tell you all he can do for you, but pain is in the price. Just like Katy Perry's "Dark Horse". It's another song introducing you and lure you to Satan. That is why they both speak of magic, black magic.
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    crashing-skies
    It's about death note from the main females view, Misa I think I her name. Blank space refers to the empty pages of the book, the list of ex's happens to be all detectives, and followed by an empty threw to write the name down. Reading like a magazine is reference to the Shimigami eyes, able to how long a person has left and their name. To actually use the book you need a persons name and face to avoid people with same names. Misa had these eyes. The line they'll tell you I'm insane is about L who had major accusations against her for being kira 2. And judging by the line it'll be forever or go down in flames, it was wrote before the show came to an end. Verse 2 describes Misa's appearance and attire. Your the king I'm your queen is Misa's feelings for light Yagami the main character of the show. Verse 1 look at that face, again a reference to the show needing a face to use the book followed by you look like my next mistake key term for next victim.
    I could keep going but many of you will probably look this up and the song will never be the same.
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    Trinity Fleenor-DiCaprio
    I don't think she is actually trying to prove a point but to try and fit the picture society has painted for her. This song is basically a call out to everyone saying that she will do anything to keep her career alive and please her fans. But I would also like to say that she has lost a nice quantity of her fans by this sell-out song of hers. Her songs used to speak out to people and relate to their problems but this is entirely about a Taylor Swift problem. Society expects too much from people and nobody sees anything wrong with it.
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    Unregistered
    Taylor is not crazy but it shows that she been through many things in life and can't handle them don't jus judge a person by their cover you hav to see and kno that they are really not crazy or not but they are people who knows what they are and how they feel about their selves and if they actually do what they say they do or if that they look how they look but every one should kno Taylor is not crazy.
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    mermaid33sing
    Taylor Swift is saying in the song that she used have a blank space in her heart for a guy who would treat her right and not cheat on her like the other guys did. When he cheats on her again, then she once again has a blank space, or basically a empty hole in her heart, and needs to find another guy that will really treat her right.
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    Rambo Bicarri
    I don't believe Blank Space is about the portrayal of a crazy bitch who lures men or the stereotype of the crazy girlfriend. I think the song is highly sarcastic notice blank space is the fill in the blank for the next guy. She also clicks her lips a gesture to mean sarcasm. I believe she is a woman in full control of the relationship so despite her attraction to fast and dangerous men she takes the chance that if they blow it after a month in when the emotions are involved it will be just as difficult situation for him as it is for her. Her alluring ways in the beginning of Oh My God who is this chick to omg get me out of this now shows how things can suddenly change if trust is betrayed.
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    musiclover1227
    I think this song is about Taylor Swift's way of mocking the exaggerated portrayal the media has on her, playing into the character that's been made up. Poor girl can't go on a coffee hangout without others without the media thinking she's with the person. You would have to have talks with the person before getting to know them. Taylor "So I'd love to hang out with you later today, however, the paparazzi are probably going to be out and about..." "So, uh, this is kinda of a date but we're not together so when hundreds of people ask about our relationship just say "no comment" Guy "...I'm more of a tea person." Poor Taylor.
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    Unregistered
    This is about a song of a girl who has had many boyfriends and all or most if them have cheated or just straight out left her and when she gets angry with them she goes crazy so all of her ex-boyfriends call her insane. Every time a new one comes she does the same routine dinner, painting pictures of the men, horse back riding, ect. That is why as you can see in her music video for this song she has a I those pictures in her hallway of all her past boyfriends. Overall I think that this is a wonderful song and hopefully Taylor has many more for us!
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