"This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" as written by and Jack Antonoff Taylor Swift....
It was so nice throwing big parties
Jumping to the pool from the balcony
Everyone swimming in a champagne sea
And there are no rules when you show up here
Bass beat rattling the chandelier
Feeling so Gatsby for that whole year

So why'd you have to rain on my parade?
I'm shaking my head
I'm locking the gates

This is why we can't have nice things, darling
Because you break them
I had to take them away
This is why we can't have nice things, honey
Did you think I wouldn't hear all the things you said about me?
This is why we can't have nice things

It was so nice being friends again
There I was giving you a second chance
But you stabbed my back while shaking my hand
And therein lies the issue
Friends don't try to trick you
Get you on the phone and mind-twist you
And so I took an axe to a mended fence

But I'm not the only friend you've lost lately, hm hm
If only you weren't
So shady

This is why we can't have nice things, darling
Because you break them
I had to take them away
This is why we can't have nice (nice things)
Things (baby) honey
Did you think I wouldn't hear all the things you said about me?
This is why we can't have

Here's a toast to my real friends
They don't care about that he said, she said
And here's to my baby
He ain't reading what they call me lately
And here's to my momma
Had to listen to all this drama
And here's to you
‘Cause forgiveness is a nice thing to do
I can't even say it with a straight face

This is why we can't have nice things, darling (darling)
Because you break them
I had to take them away
This is why we can't have nice things, honey
Did you think I wouldn't hear all the things you said about me?
This is why we can't have nice things, darling
(And here's to my real friends)
Because you break them, I want to take them
And here's to my baby

Nice things, honey (they don't care about that he said, she said)
Did you think I wouldn't hear all the things you said about me?
This is why we can't have nice things


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"This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" as written by Jack Antonoff Taylor Swift

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    General CommentI rated this at 4 stars but I might give it a 5! Cause Taylor is throwing shots at those fake friends that betray you every single time and those people who are always trash talking about you, in this case the media! Obviously those fake friends she's talking about is Kim and Kanye, specially Kanye - "Friends don't try to trick you/ Get you on the phone and mind-twist you" which refers to the Kim snapchat incident & "But I'm not the only friend you've lost lately" that refers about Kanye "losing" Jay and Bey as friends!
    d19arteon December 01, 2017   Link

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