Taylor Swift’s New Song ‘The Lakes’ Is About Joe Alwyn—But Not Their Engagement

Jason Pham
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Since its release in July, Folklore has been described as one of Taylor Swift’s lyrically best albums. So, of course, we also had to decipher Taylor Swift’s “The Lakes” lyrics meaning, now that the deluxe track is out. For those who aren’t Swifties, “The Lakes” is the bonus track from the deluxe edition of Swift’s eighth album, Folklore.

The song, which is the 17th track on the album, was written and produced by Swift and Bleachers member Jack Antonoff, who has also collaborated with the “Cardigan” singer on her past three albums, Lover, Reputation and 1989. Unlike many of Folklore‘s tracks, which talk about a breakup caused by a love triangle between three people, “The Lakes” is a love song about England’s Lake District, a national park famous for its...

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