Taylor Swift is busy rehearsing for her upcoming tour, however she’s nonetheless ensuring to maintain the content material coming! At midnight on Jan. 27, she launched the third music video from the Midnights album, which got here out in October. The video was for the album’s opening observe, “Lavender Haze,” and informed the love story as sung by Taylor within the poppy track.
The video begins with Taylor laying in mattress subsequent to a hunky boyfriend. As she wakes and dances round in a t shirt and underwear, she conjures a cloud of purple haze across the Nineteen Seventies fashion bed room — full with retro turntable and bedside flip clock. She then crawls via a lounge coated in lavender flowers to step via a tube television into….a galaxy of fish. And whereas it appears trippy, that’s as a result of it’s meant to be — bear in mind, we’re in a lavender haze.
The video’s most hanging imagery, and one which will communicate most to followers of Taylor’s hanging fashion, is of the singer immersed in purple water — hair slicked again, lips deeply purple, and clothing-free physique surrounded by lavender petals.
“Lavender Haze” is likely one of the many love songs for Joe Alwyn on Midnights. The album is a glance again at a few of the many sleepless nights all through Taylor’s life, and a few of these sleepless nights had been impressed by falling in love along with her present beau, who she’s been courting since 2016. Earlier than Midnights got here out, Taylor revealed that she heard the time period “lavender haze” on an episode of Mad Males and was impressed to make use of it in a track.
“Lavender Haze” refers back to the interval if you’re falling deeply in love with somebody. Taylor sings about what she went via with Joe after they first received collectively, which was throughout a time when she was receiving plenty of criticism within the public eye. “I’ve been beneath scrutiny, you deal with it superbly, all this s*** is new to me,” she sings within the first verse. Within the refrain, Taylor sings about wanting to remain within the “lavender haze” interval for so long as potential. Within the second verse, she goes again to the concept Joe was by no means fazed by what the general public was saying about her. “I discover it dizzying, they’re mentioning my historical past, however you weren’t even listening,” she croons.
Taylor beforehand launched movies for 2 different Midnights tracks, “Anti-Hero” and “Bejeweled,” but it surely’s been three months of ready for this subsequent installment to return out. In the meantime, she’ll be hitting the street for her Eras tour on the finish of March, and has been arduous at work rehearsing for the present.
When Taylor celebrated her thirty third birthday in December, she additionally teased that she was spending the day within the studio along with her longtime collaborator, Jack Antonoff. Whereas she didn’t specify what undertaking she was engaged on, followers are anxiously ready the discharge of 4 extra re-recorded albums from Taylor. Within the “Bejeweled” music video, she dropped a number of hints that Converse Now could be the subsequent re-recorded album to drop, however Taylor has not confirmed a launch date at the moment.