5 Songs From Taylor Swift’s “Tortured Poets” That Got Everyone Talking

Taylor Swift at the Teen Choice Awards 2019.
Taylor Swift at the Teen Choice Awards 2019. Photo by Michael Buckner/Variety/Shutterstock (10359323cg)

Taylor Swift’s The Tortured Poets Department is one of the buzziest albums to hit the shelves this spring, and it’s given us some amazing new tracks. Swift never had trouble starting a conversation with her songs, and here are five that got everyone talking.

“Fortnight” ft. Post Malone

Released as the lead single from Tortured Poets, “Fortnight” sees Swift joining forces with Post Malone. It perfectly illustrates the album’s themes and serves as the string connecting the rest of the album.

“So Long, London”

Songs on Swift’s latest album walk a fun line between vulnerable and vengeful, and “So Long, London” is definitely one of its most personal songs—and also the very best.

“The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived”

Fans believe that many of the songs on Swift’s latest album are inspired by her brief relationship with Matty Healy, and she’s given us many Easter eggs on “The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived”.

“But Daddy I Love Him”

In addition to seeing her explore another doomed romance, “But Daddy I Love Him” also sees Swift getting brutally honest about the parasocial relationship the public has with her, with the scathing line “God save the most judgmental creeps /Who say they want what’s best for me.”

“Florida!!!” ft. Florence Welch

At its core, Tortured Poets is a vindictive breakup album, but it also features a few songs that are just there for fun, and the Florence Welch collaboration “Florida!!!” is a case in point.