"Superstar" as written by Liz Rose and Taylor Swift....
This is wrong but
I can't help but feel like
There ain't nothing more right babe
Misty morning comes again and I can't
Help but wish I could see your face

And I knew from the first note played
I'd be breaking all my rules to see you
You smile that beautiful smile
And all the girls in the front row scream your name

So dim that spotlight, tell me things like
I can't take my eyes off of you
I'm no one special, just another wide-eyed girl
Who's desperately in love with you
Give me a photograph to hang on my wall
Superstar

Good morning loneliness
Comes around when I'm not dreaming about you
When my world wakes up today you'll be in another town
And I knew when I saw your face I'd be
Counting down the ways to see you
And you smile that beautiful smile
And all the girls in the front row scream your name

So dim that spotlight, tell me things like
I can't take my eyes off of you
I'm no one special, just another wide-eyed girl
Who's desperately in love with you
Give me a photograph to hang on my wall
Superstar

You played in bars, you play guitar
And I'm invisible and everyone knows who you are
And you'll never see, you sing me to sleep
Every night from the radio

So dim that spotlight, tell me things like
I can't take my eyes off of you
I'm no one special, just another wide-eyed girl
Who's desperately in love with you
Give me a photograph to hang on my wall
Superstar
Sweet, sweet superstar
Superstar


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"Superstar" as written by Liz Rose, Taylor Swift

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  • +2
    General Commenti can totally relate to this song.<3
    cuz i got a huge celeb crush(:
    it's my fav song from her deluxe version "fearless"!
    xirenexon October 31, 2009   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningTo me, the meaning of this could be a few different things. Obviously it could just be about a famous person that you are in love with, but it could also be a crush. Someone you idolize and put up on that pedestal, so this could have two meanings. Again, just someone you can't have, but still long to.

    It should be "Good morning loneliness comes around when I'm not dreaming. . ."

    I like to think about this in the other way. The boy doesn't have to be everyone elses' Superstar, but maybe just to her.

    This song is so sad and sweet and lonely, and she sings it beautifully.
    Tayshaeeeon November 01, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSo, this is going to be far fetched. but what if it is about joe jonas. how do we know it was written when she was 14/15? some of the other songs like come in with the rain and untouchable we know were written when she was younger because she had already peformed them live but we never heard superstar before this rerelease. so lets say this is her post breakup song about joe jonas. the reason i think this is because it sounds like she has had a relationship with the person who the song is about, by saying 'this is wrong by i cant help but feel like there aint nothing more right babe' doesnt seem like somehting you say about a stranger. and i think its post break up because of lines like 'id be breaking all my rules to see you'. and its sarcastic, at points like ' give me a photograph to hang on my wall, superstar" i think she is making fun of his ego, and saying im no one special you are this superstar, when really she is a superstar, bigger than him... i dont know, just my thoughts.
    ashaaleyon November 01, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think it's about a famous person she had a crush on. Just a beautifully, sad song. It actually reminds me of something from 70's or something. So deep and heartbreaking.

    I relate to this song in a different way. For a year, I had a really big crush on a soccer player at school who was gorgeous and popular and had a lot of girls who liked him, and I always felt like he would never notice me or care if he did, because I was just like the rest of the random chicks who crushed on him. This song is basically exactly what I felt for him. "I'm no one special, just another wide eyed girl...". If only I'd heard it then to help me get through it, LOL.
    PurplePantheron November 10, 2009   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI don't think that this is necessarily literally about a celebrity. I think it's about a guy who's popular or older than her.

    "I'm no one special, just a wide-eyed girl who's desperately in love with you."

    She's daydreaming about him from afar, because she knows her chances with him are slim. She puts on a pedestal, like a celebrity. Like a crazed fan, she's wild about him, but has to accept that he'll probably never feel the same way.

    "So dim that spotlight, tell me things like, 'I can't take my eyes off of you.'"

    She wants to know what he's really like underneath it all. Even though all the girls are after him for his looks/athletic ability/whatever, she really wants him to "dim the spotlight" so she can know the real guy underneath his act.
    XxKatyKISSKILLxXon September 19, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentokay this may be far fetched but this song is something secretive that probably no one knows the subject/influence is... but i'm thinking (remember this is far fetched) that it MIGHT be john mayer. i know i know it's crazy but when i read the lyrics and also the hidden message that said, "I'll never tell." it reminded me of when they first met and also when they did a couple of songs together. the fact that this one is saying how popular the guy is compared to her and how he plays in bars and smiles his perfect smile just makes me feel like MAYBE they had a secret relationship....
    ada111on October 26, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about day dreaming about a superstar. its from your point of view whatever superstar you dream about being with
    SayChristopheron October 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti definitely agree its not about Joe..i would say it was written when she was younger and less known..going by the fact that in the song hes more well known than her..and well nowadays there isnt a great deal more people more well known than Taylor Swift...so i agree with Roseanne13..its about her younger self having a crush on a massive celeb..x
    deedee38on October 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionI think this is deffinatly about the breakup with Joe Jonas or right before the breakup when things were heading downhill. To me, there's clues in the song about Joe. It talks about the morning and morning lonliness a few times and I've heard in a past interview from Taylor that when she got up in the morning she'd try for their relationship being over to not be all she thought about. Also, the 'breaking all my rules to see you' seems obvious it's about him and not about wishing she could be with a superstar. Just an idea, but as the album says she'll never tell so we'll never know for sure! It's such an amazing sad with such a sad element to it.
    thesaltwaterroomon November 03, 2009   Link
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    General Commentit's not about Joe because Joe doesn't play in a bar. and I think it's someone that was famous when she was still not found yet. I read over the lyrics again and it is definitely that one singer she crushed on when she was younger.
    ada111on November 04, 2009   Link

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