Only The Young - Featured in Miss Americana


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This politically charged track plays over the end credits of Taylor Swift's Netflix documentary Miss Americana. Swift originally penned the song following her disappointment at the 2018 midterm elections when the two Democratic candidates she publicly endorsed in her home state of Tennessee both lost.

It keeps me awake, the look on your face The moment you heard the news You're screaming inside and frozen in time You did all that you could do In a cover story with Variety, Swift explained she'd written the song after seeing all the young people who had canvassed hard see their hopes dashed. She added: "I found that to be particularly tragic, because young people are the people who feel the worst effects of gun violence, and student loans and trying to figure out how to start their lives and how to pay their bills, and climate change, and are we going to war - all these horrific situations that we find ourselves facing right now."

Swift co-wrote and co-produced "Only the Young" with Joel Little, who worked with Swift on four tracks on her Lover album. The Miss Americana documentary shows her demoing the track. The viewers see Swift explain to Little that the message she wants to send to the millions of young Americans who become old enough to vote before the next election is, "don't lose hope."

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