"Wildest Dreams" as written by Taylor Swift, Johan Schuster and Max Martin....
He said, "Let's get out of this town
Drive out of the city
Away from the crowds"
I thought heaven can't help me now
Nothing lasts forever
But this is gonna take me down
He's so tall, and handsome as hell
He's so bad but he does it so well
I can see the end as it begins, my one condition is

Say you'll remember me
Standing in a nice dress, staring at the sunset babe
Red lips and rosy cheeks
Say you'll see me again even if it's just in your wildest dreams (ah ah)
Wildest dreams (ah ah)

I said no one has to know what we do
His hands are in my hair, his clothes are in my room
And his voice is a familiar sound, nothing lasts forever
But this is getting good now
He's so tall, and handsome as hell
He's so bad but he does it so well
And when we've had our very last kiss
But my last request is

Say you'll remember me
Standing in a nice dress, staring at the sunset babe
Red lips and rosy cheeks
Say you'll see me again even if it's just in your wildest dreams (ah ah) (ah ah)
Wildest dreams (ah ah)

You see me in hindsight
Tangled up with you all night
Burn it down
Some day when you leave me
I bet these memories follow you around
You see me in hindsight
Tangled up with you all night
Burnin' it down (burnin' it down)
Some day when you leave me
I bet these memories follow you around (follow you around)

Say you'll remember me
Standing in a nice dress, staring at the sunset babe
Red lips and rosy cheeks
Say you'll see me again even if it's just pretend

Say you'll remember me
Standing in a nice dress, staring at the sunset babe
Red lips and rosy cheeks
Say you'll see me again even if it's just (just pretend, just pretend) in your wildest dreams (ah ah)
In your wildest dreams (ah ah)
Even if it's just in your wildest dreams (ah ah)
In your wildest dreams (ah ah)


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"Wildest Dreams" as written by Max Martin Taylor Swift

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  • +7
    General CommentShe's basically singing about how she wants to be with this person but wants him to have fond memories of her that go beyond the physical attraction.
    PurplePantheron October 28, 2014   Link
  • +6
    Song FactThis song describes how Taylor wants to be more than a one-night stand to this guy, she will sleep with him but only if he promises that he won't abandon her afterwards.
    The strong Lana Del Rey influence can be felt in this song and I love every second of it.
    creykon October 25, 2014   Link
  • +4
    General CommentTrack 9 on 1989 is about Swift hoping her lover will remember their best moments after they’re over. It expresses mixed feelings: hoping that they last, but knowing that they’ll end.


    Surprisingly, the famous figure who gets the most elaborate attention is Lana Del Rey: Swift flat-out mimics her on “Wildest Dreams,” flitting between a fluttery soprano and deadpan alto, flipping lyrics so Lana — “His hands are in my hair, his clothes are in my room” — that it’s hard to tell if the song is homage or parody. –Billboard Magazine
    amirbeon December 30, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt’s hard to imagine that this song, which finds Swift quivering and whispering and reinventing herself as a sort of summer-dress-wearing femme fatale, wasn’t inspired by Lana Del Rey. The sultry lyrics describe a surreptitious, doomed affair that the singer enters under only one condition: “Say you’ll see me again,” she sings, “even if it’s just in your wildest dreams.” Swift’s own distinct songwriting voice gets a little lost, but she does a convincing Del Rey impression.
    amirbeon October 26, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWildest Dreams": Taylor Swift's surely extensive dress collection makes another curtsy in this image-conscious rom-com, with lots of production color and bass like a heart beat. It sounds like an Instagram that's been toyed with too much, but the "tangled up with you all night" line? Yum, give this a hard house remix, stat. Grade: B
    amirbeon November 17, 2014   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationI think this song is referring to a sexual experience with some one, and you can see that in the lines "tangled up with you all night", he's so bad but he does it so well",and "his clothes in my room".
    Lemonbalm10on March 01, 2015   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionIt definitely IS inspired by Lana Del Rey, you don't have to be a genius to notice that the obvious music of the chorus is just like Lana's "Without You". It's been personalized perfectly anyhow, lyrics are worth listening to -unlike most other tracks of 1989- and I guess it doesn't really matter if it's inspired by another artist... Taylor's recently been trying pop and let's hope she'll get better and find her genuine style of pop... Anyway I say it again, I liked the lyrics and I liked how she's made her own version of a Del Rey's method.
    Rmeenaon July 14, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy opinion is that she is saying they are In love but people don't approve and they both know that they will have to say goodbye and she wants him to remember her in her most wonderful dress and that he will never forget her as long as he imagines her looking beautiful.
    QueenTiggeron May 23, 2016   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThis song immediately consumes you. It makes you feel like there's something you're waiting for but you're not quite sure of what... for me it makes me think of a girl who is more in love with him-whoever that may be- than she ever could've fathomed but their time will inevitably come to a close but she hopes he won't ever forget their times together. Every moment is one she holds dearly and cherishes. She doesn't know what will happen but the thought of lingering in her subconscious (dreams) is more than enough since the universe is taking separating them.
    Washington24on July 09, 2017   Link

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