2019Released
4:53

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Interesting facts and trivia about Daylight. By Songfacts®.

Taylor Swift's Lover album is imbued with the warm, fuzzy feelings she has for her boyfriend, the Englishman Joe Alwyn. But there is also an overarching theme of leaving the past behind to make positive changes. "Daylight" is the last song on the album, symbolic of Swift coming into the light after the vitriol that inspired some of her previous album, Reputation. In a Spotify storyline, Swift said: "I chose 'Daylight' as the last song on the album because it recognizes past damage and pain but shows that it doesn't have to define you. For me, the Reputation album seemed like nighttime. The Lover album feels completely sunlit. I wrote this one alone."

Swift used several co-writers on the album, but "Daylight" is one of three songs on the set she wrote by herself. She produced it with Jack Antonoff.

This song closes with a spoken statement by Swift to conclude the album: "I want to be defined by the things that I love. Not the things I hate, not the things I'm afraid of, the things that haunt me in the middle of the night. I just think that... you are what you love."

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of Daylight.
CKey
MajorMode
4/4Time Signature
150BPM

Album

The album Daylight is released on.

Released By

The record label that has released Daylight.
Taylor Swift
© 2019 Taylor Swift
℗ 2019 Taylor Swift

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