"22" as written by Martin Max, Johan Karl Schuster and Taylor Alison Swift....
It feels like a perfect night to dress up like hipsters
And make fun of our exes, uh uh uh uh
It feels like a perfect night for breakfast at midnight
To fall in love with strangers uh uh uh uh
Yeah
We're happy free confused and lonely at the same time
It's miserable and magical oh yeah
Tonight's the night when we forget about the deadlines, it's time uh oh

I don't know about you but I'm feeling 22
Everything will be alright, if you keep me next to you
You don't know about me, but I bet you want to
Everything will be alright, if we just keep dancing like we're 22, 22

It seems like one of those nights
This place is too crowded, too many cool kids uh uh, uh uh
It seems like one of those nights
We ditch the whole scene and end up dreaming instead of sleeping
Yeah
We're happy free confused and lonely in the best way
It's miserable and magical oh yeah
Tonight's the night, when we forget about the heartbreaks, it's time uh oh

I don't know about you but I'm feeling 22
Everything will be alright if you keep me next to you
You don't know about me, but I bet you want to
Everything will be alright if we just keep dancing like we're 22 uh uh ah ah ah 22 uh uh uh

I don't know about you, 22 uh uh 22 uh uh

It feels like one of those nights
We ditch the whole scene
It feels like one of those nights
We won't be sleeping
It feels like one of those nights
You look like bad news I gotta have you, I gotta have you ohh, uh, yeah

I don't know about you but I'm feeling 22
Everything will be alright if you keep me next to you
You don't know about me but I bet you want to
Everything will be alright if we just keep dancing like we're 22 uh uh, 22 uh uoh,

22 uh uh, yeah, 22 uh uhoo, yeah yeah

It feels like one of those nights uh uh
We ditch the whole scene
It feels like one of those nights uh uh
We won't be sleeping
It feels like one of those nights uh uh
You look like bad news I gotta have you, I gotta have you


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"22" as written by Max Martin Taylor Swift

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  • +6
    General CommentSwift sings of the conflicted emotions of being aged 22 on this collaboration with Swedish producers Max Martin and Shellback. She told Billboard magazine: "For me, being 22 has been my favorite year of my life. I like all the possibilities of how you're still learning, but you know enough. You still know nothing, but you know that you know nothing. You're old enough to start planning your life, but you're young enough to know there are so many unanswered questions. That brings about a carefree feeling that is sort of based on indecision and fear and a the same time letting lose. Being 22 has taught me so much."
    musicrocks13on November 10, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is all about having a good time and being free :)
    Vegancocoon October 31, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is an awesome song im glad taylor swift is writing and singing a new variety of songs
    happy, free, confused, and lonely at the same time?/in the best way - i think shes met a guy she likes
    ezmryderon February 12, 2013   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningThis songs about living in the moment of being 22 and going out for a night and having fun. Being happy, free, confused :)
    brightlighttson January 06, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me, this song seems to describe college, especially the more fun parts of college. Even just the lyric "We're happy, free, confused and lonely at the same time." I know Taylor's probably never lived in a dorm or had the traditional college experience, but I guess that's how the song applies to my life.
    jtaggarton March 01, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwell on youtube there was this guy going crazy because he got the lyrics heard wrong he thought it said "
    It feels like one of those nights. Dress up like Hitler. Make fun of our accents. ....Why the hell would she say that???
    707on March 01, 2015   Link
  • -6
    General CommentWait... how old is she??????? But she is growing up.. we should respect that.
    natwong88on March 29, 2013   Link
  • -6
    General CommentThis song is a blatant ripoff of Rebecca Black's "Friday." It is also grossly inferior. Watch both videos back to back. Rebecca's complete inexperience and lack of self awareness inspires pity, while Taylor's practiced, yet inept vamping is embarrassing on a completely different level. Rebecca's lyrics are funny, albeit unintentionally so, while Taylor's lyrics are the kind of vacuous fluff used to sell soft drinks to teenagers. "Friday" sticks in my head for hours after I hear. I just listened to "22" and I already forgot the tune. And whose party would you rather be at? OK, I'd rather be at Taylor's party too, but at least Rebecca has one black friend.
    frogoracleon April 04, 2013   Link

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