Taylor Swift's collab with Florence + The Machine 'Florida!!!' is 'one hell of a drug'

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The only song in Taylor Swift's discography to include three exclamation points, "Florida!!!" is one of two collaborations on "The Tortured Poets Department.”

Swift teams up with Florence + The Machine for Track 8. Swift's dad, Scott, told fans in Florida, the song about the state was his favorite off the album. Cue the drums, bum-bum-bum-bum-bum.

“Florida!!!” is “one hell of a drug.”

The suspense-filled track builds in the verse until the chorus punches like an exclamation point (or three) bursting from the drums. The song mentions a timeshare in Destin, a northwest city located near Pensacola on the panhandle tip of the state. The area is known as a tourist destination because of Gulf of Mexico beaches, golf courses and resorts.

Although it seems like a retreat, the song wraps the sunny paradise in looming darkness tissue paper and stuffs it in a hurricane-sized bag. Welch sings about hoping a natural disaster will come and wash her away. “Barricaded in the bathroom with a bottle of wine. Well, me and my ghosts, we had a hell of a time.”

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'The Tortured Poets Department'

If you didn't get the memo from the department's Chairman, "Tortured Poets" is Swift's 11th era album with 16 tracks and four bonus songs (four versions of the album each have a different bonus track).

Swift announced the project at the Grammys, when she won her 13th career Grammy for pop album of the year. Post Malone and Florence and The Machine are two contributors on the pop album.

Its track titles are brutal. Fans speculated the album was about Swift’s six-year relationship with English actor Joe Alwyn and their breakup. Both stars kept the relationship out of the public eye. The back of the first version of the album reads, “I love you, it’s ruining me,” serving as a dagger-to-the-chest harbinger.

The album was released during Swift's two-month break from her massively popular and economically fruitful Eras Tour. "Tortured Poets" serves as an exclamation point to the behemoth success the billionaire has seen over the past year since the three-plus-hour show launched in Glendale, Arizona. Swift will return to the stage in Paris, France, on May 9. Fans anticipate that her newest era will be added to the show.

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This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Taylor Swift's song 'Florida!!!' is 'one hell of a drug'