Did Taylor Swift Write 'Better Man' About Calvin Harris?

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(Radio.com) If Taylor Swift's fans thought it would take until her next album to learn why she and Calvin Harris broke up earlier this year, they may have just received a big clue.

Swift isn't releasing a new album soon, but it turns out that she penned Little Big Town's latest single off their forthcoming album, and the lyrics are, shall we say, interesting. Swift has made an art out of personalizing her romantic experiences, and many thought when she and Harris called it quits that he would inevitably make his way into her songwriting. Although Swift hasn't said one way or another who "Better Man" is about, some of the lyrics are very revealing, and re-listening to the song it seems possible to draw the connection to him.

"I know I'm probably better off on my own/ Than lovin' a man who didn't know/ What he had when he had it/ And I see the permanent damage you did to me/ Never again, I just wish I could forget when it was magic," Swift wrote in the opening verse. The words could be about anybody, but since Harris was her last long-term relationship (we're not counting the blip that was Hiddleswift) it seems reasonable that she's opening up in her own way about what went wrong, and why she felt she needed to end things.

But it's the bridge that contains the biggest punch to the gut, and if it's about Harris then someone please hand the man a box of tissues. "We might still be in love/ If you were a better man/ You would've been the one/ If you were a better man," she wrote. Read more here.

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