"This Love " as written by and Taylor Swift....
Clear blue water
High tide, came and brought you in
And I could go on and on, on and on
And I will, skies grow darker, currents swept you out again
And you were just gone and gone, gone and gone
In silent screams, and wildest dreams
I never dreamed of this

This love is good
This love is bad
This love is a life back from the dead, oh
These hands had to let it go free
And this love came back to me, oh
Oh, oh

Tossing, turning, struggle through the night for someone new
And I could go on and on, on and on
Lanterns burning, flickered in the mind only you
But you were still gone, gone, gone
Been losing grip, on sinking ships
You showed up, just in time

This love is good
This love is bad
This love is a life back from the dead, oh
These hands had to let it go free
And this love came back to me, oh

This love left a permanent mark
This love is glowing in the dark, oh
These hands had to let it go free
And this love came back to me, oh

This love, this love, this love, this love (Oh)
This love, this love, this love, this love (Oh)
This love, this love, this love, this love (Oh)
This love, this love, this love, this love

Your kiss, my cheek
I watched you leave
Your smile, my ghost
I fell to my knees
When you're young, just to run
But you come back to what you need

This love is good
This love is bad
This love is a life back from the dead, oh
These hands had to let it go free
And, this love came back to me, oh

(This love) This love that's a permanent mark
(This love) This love is glowing in the dark, oh
(This love) These hands had to let it go free
(This love) And this love came back to me, oh

This love, this love, this love, this love (Oh)
This love, this love, this love, this love (Oh)
This love, this love, this love, this love (Oh)
This love, this love, this love, this love (This love came back to me, oh)


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"This Love" as written by Taylor Swift

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  • +6
    General Commentthis song Just became special to me. It reminded me How my relationship with my current boyfriend started. On how when we were friends I had a crush on him and he didn't notice. Then idk why we drifted away from each other and I was losing the possibility of been an "us" one day. So i let him go. I meet different ppl but in the end of the night, he was the one I needed. And one day he text me, just in time and we started hanging out again for a couple months.. And next thing we know... we've been together for a year, four months, one day.. It also reminds me on our struggles as a couple, in good or bad we come back to each other . I love him and I never been so happy with someone. This love made me believe in love on first site. This love thought me how to let go. But most important, this love thought me that if we are meant to be.. We are always gonna find our way back to each other. 071313.
    betzaida92on November 24, 2014   Link
  • +4
    General CommentThe slowest, haziest song on the album, “This Love” opens with a wash of synths seemingly meant to evoke waves on the ocean shore. These ocean currents provide the song’s central metaphor, which is about hoping that, if you let it go, love will come back to you just like the tide.
    amirbeon October 26, 2014   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningThis song talks about how even if a relationship is not perfect, it is still worth being in it for the good moments it gives to you.
    It is shown that the problem in the relationship was that the guy wasn't always there when she needed him, but she focuses more on what is good about them being together, it is mean to express that enchanted feeling of being in a working relationship.
    creykon October 25, 2014   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationThe songs meaning for is one more personal where at some stage in life the person lost there ability to love then once again found it.
    richard641on December 06, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song references several others on the album. "In silent screams, and wildest dreams" refer to 'Out of the Woods' and 'Wildest Dreams', respectively. I think the "Clear blue water, High tide, came and brought you in" is another reference to 'Clean'. And the chorus is a riff on the idea of "If you love someone, set them free; if they come back they’re yours".
    Egerkranson February 07, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis Love was one song I always used to skip on 1989 until I had a bad breakup that ripped me apart--then this song was the only one I could listen too. So beautiful, so raw and passionate.
    GoddessofLoveon September 07, 2015   Link

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