Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Lyrics Decoded

Swift announced the news of her album, its cover, new single, and upcoming music video for "You Need to Calm Down" on an Instagram live stream on Thursday (June 13). However unlike her recent release 'ME!', with Panic!

"You are somebody that we don't know/But you're comin' at my friends like a missile/Why are you mad when you could be GLAAD?" she sings, referencing the LGBTQ organization.

Swift's newest song appears to hit out at internet trolls and those who discriminate against the LGBTQ+ community.

As promised, the "Me!" singer revealed a bunch of new and exciting details regarding her upcoming record.

So oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-ohYou need to calm down, you're being too loudAnd I'm just like oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh (Oh)

You need to just stop, like can you just not step on my gown?
The meaning behind Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" lyrics are iconic.

According to Time, the singer announced on an Instagram livestream the new album, titled "Lover", will release on August 23 and will feature 18 tracks. Also in the song, Taylor doesn't forget to stand up for her fellow women in the industry and call out anyone who tries to pit her against her peers.

You can now listen to T-Swift's new single on Deezer. "I think you can find romance in loneliness or sadness or going through conflict or dealing with things in your life".

Brendon Urie, left, and Taylor Swift perform Me! at the Billboard Music Awards. There will also be four deluxe editions available at Target, each with unique content.

Check out Lover's dreamy, pastel-colored artwork above, and start those countdowns - August 23 will be here before you know it, and you do NOT need to calm down about it. 8+2+3=13, which is Swift's all-time favorite number. "And a caption on one of Lindsay's studio pics included the hashtag "#ME", which was the title of Taylor's first single from Lover. But something tells us that Swift will keep us on our toes for the next few months.


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