Should've Said No

Album: Taylor Swift (2006)
Charted: 33
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  • This cheating number was one of three tracks on the album that Swift wrote on her own. The teenage Country star penned this song a week before her final recording.
  • This comes from an unfortunate chapter in Swift's life. She explained: "I wrote this song by myself, and it literally took me just 20 minutes to write before we recorded it. I was living every line in this song at the time. I wrote this song about a guy who cheated on me who shouldn't have."
  • Swift compared this to another of her songs that concerns a relationship which went wrong: "Picture To Burn." Says Swift: "'Picture To Burn' has an 'angry and I'm-done-with-him attitude,' while 'Should've Said No' is "more of a moral statement. It's an 'I love you, we were awesome and great together, but you messed this up and I would still be with you' kinda thing. You said yes, and you should've said no."
  • When this song reached the Top 10 of the Hot Country Songs in July 2008, Taylor Swift became the first solo female artist to score five top 10 hits from a debut album since the album chart was first published in 1964. Her previous four chart entries had been "Tim McGraw," "Teardrops on My Guitar," "Our Song" and "Picture To Burn."
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Comments: 8

  • Alisa from Canis, Australiai sing this song every day
  • Ashleigh from ?????, MoBeen there. I totally get what she's saying. I agree with all three of you.
  • Anita from Citrus Heights, Calol. ya i agree w/ kaitlyn and hope! haha..wat a jerk of that dude. =. . .but yet good for taylor cuz she gets to let it all out, and shes hecka popular now, hes probably not even w/ that other girl. hes missing out!! haha..
  • Hope from Naperville, Ilkatie---haha that is really cool that its the guys name! and i agree with kaitlyn!
  • Kaitlyn from Grovedale, AbI like this song because taylor wrote a song that her ex will have to hear everyday and hate himself for it
  • Stephanie from Nashville, TnI like taylor Swift. I can relate to her songs, espicially this one and Picture to Burn.
  • Jenn from Buffalo, NyI absolutely love Taylor Swift, she is awesome, and an inspiration to all young aspiring singers. I hope she continues to entertain the millions that know and love her music! Go Taylor!!
  • Katie from Los Banos, CaThe hidden message in the lyrics for this song on her CD is "Sam Sam Sam Sam Sam"
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