Taylor Swift is “dressing for revenge” on the scathing new observe, “Vigilante S***,” from her tenth studio album, Midnights. The track, which is the one self-written observe on the album, is Taylor singing instantly at one in every of her nemeses. Nevertheless, it isn’t till the second verse that jaws actually drop. “She wanted chilly, arduous proof, so I gave her some,” Taylor sings. “She had the envelope, the place you skinny she acquired it from? Now she will get the home, will get the youngsters, will get the pleasure. Image me thick as thieves along with your ex-wife.”
There have been loads of individuals who scorned Taylor over time, however two of them just-so-happened to undergo very public divorces previously two years: Scooter Braun and Kanye West. Kanye and Kim Kardashian cut up in Feb. 2021, whereas Scooter and Yael Cohen known as it quits in July 2021. Taylor and Kim have additionally feuded previously, however their points all stemmed from Kanye. In the meantime, Yael stood up for Scooter after Taylor publicly known as him out when he purchased her masters from Scott Borchetta in 2019. It’s unclear, although, whether or not Taylor made good with both of those girls behind the scenes.
Within the bridge of “Vigilante S***,” Taylor continues to sing in regards to the energy of ladies uniting in opposition to a person who scorned them. “Women at all times rise above, girls know what folks need,” she croons. “Some are candy and sort and enjoyable, the women merely had sufficient.” She then will get particular with allegations in opposition to the unidentified topic of the track, persevering with, “He was doing traces, and crossing all of mine, somebody advised his white collar crimes to the FBI.”
The refrain of “Vigilante S***” is all about getting revenge, which Taylor mentioned was one of many issues that has “stored her up at evening” over time, in the end inspiring Midnights. “I don’t begin s*** however I can let you know the way it ends,” Taylor sings. “Don’t get unhappy, get even. So on the weekends, I don’t costume for associates, currently I’ve been dressing for revenge.”
Along with this scathing track, Midnights additionally options 12 different model new songs. The album was impressed by “13 sleepless nights” all through Taylor’s life, so a number of the themes and topics contact again on years’ previous. Nevertheless, there are additionally songs, like “Lavender Haze” and “Mastermind,” that debate her present relationship with Joe Alwyn.