2019Released
3:43

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"Afterglow" finds Taylor Swift apologizing to her beau after overreacting to an incident. The songstress admits their fight was caused by her tendency to assume the worst. I blew things out of proportion, now you're blue Put you in jail for something you didn't do Taylor desires to keep the fire going in the romance and asks her lover to forgive her for the outburst. I don't wanna lose, I don't wanna lose this with you I need to say, hey, it's all me, just don't go Meet me in the afterglow The singer wants a reconciliation so their relationship can shine again.

Swift teased the song title in the music video for "Lover" during a scene when a hand plays the words "After" and "Glow," on a scrabble board. The board is titled "King of Hearts," a nod to her Reputation track "King Of My Heart, which is about her boyfriend Joe Alwyn. Swift is likely indicating that the two songs are about the same person.

Swift has apologized before in a song for the way she mistreated a lover. Her Speak Now track "Back To December" finds her saying sorry to a former boyfriend for the way she messed up their relationship.

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of Afterglow.
AKey
MajorMode
4/4Time Signature
111BPM

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Taylor Swift
© 2019 Taylor Swift
℗ 2019 Taylor Swift

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