covers the whole spectrum of emotions and this cut lies at one end of the range. "I'm 22," Swift told Billboard
magazine. "I'm all over the place, so my record is all over the place. Part of this record is acknowledging [that] all these emotions are very loud and very different from one another. At one end of the spectrum you have 'Sad Beautiful Tragic,' which is a breakup song in the form of a funeral march, and you also have 'Never Ever Getting Back Together Again
,' which is a breakup song in the form of a parade."