She is not a saint, she is not what you anticipate; she is likely to make some adjustments to a song. On the latest rendition of “Better Than Revenge” from the album Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), Taylor Swift croons, “He was attracted to danger, she possessed the ignition.”
This substitution represents a more progressive approach to the controversial line, “She’s better known for the things that she does on the mattress.”
Swift has previously acknowledged the song’s place in her life, stating, “I was 18 when I penned that,” in an interview with The Guardian in 2014.
“That’s the age when you believe someone can actually steal your boyfriend. Then you mature and realize that no one can take someone from you if they don’t want to leave.”
There has long been speculation that the track pertains to actress Camille Belle, who dated Joe Jonas after Swift. However, Swift might have noticed that Jonas has been altering his lyrics and decided to reciprocate.
During a live performance of “Much Better” last year, Jonas sang that he was “cool with superstars” instead of his previous not-so-subtle declaration of being “done with superstars and all the tears on her guitar.”
Fans previously speculated that the song might undergo a different kind of change. Apple Music revealed that “Better Than Revenge (Taylor’s Version)” had added an additional three seconds compared to the original version.
Initially, some suspected that it might adopt elements from the Speak Now World Tour rendition, where one of her backup dancers impersonates a Paris Hilton-esque character by saying, “Hey, it’s me.
Leave me a message and make it hot,” before the song begins.
If a variation of this made it onto the final version, it could have infused a playful and even more nostalgic atmosphere into a song that already holds a significant reputation.
Swift claims she “doesn’t care about anything” that occurred to her at 19, but that doesn’t mean she can’t have a little fun with it.
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