You're Not Sorry

Album: Fearless (2008)
Charted: 11

Songfacts®:

  • In this song Taylor Swift realizes that her wayward boyfriend is not sincere in his apologies and is a first-class liar. She explained to The Morning Call that this tune is an "angry, 'you know what, you're not sorry for anything you did' song. Someone can apologize and you know it's not sincere."
  • Swift explained to That's Country the song's protagonist is based on an actual person. Said the singer: "It is about this guy who turned out to not be who I thought I was. He came across as prince charming. Well, it turned out prince charming had a lot of secrets that he didn't tell me about. And one by one, I would figure them out. I would find out who he really was. I wrote this when I was at the breaking point of, 'You know what? Don't even think that you can keep on hurting me.' It was to a point where I had to walk away."
  • A re-mixed version of this song featured in episode 198 of the TV show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, which co-starred Taylor Swift. After being made available on iTunes, the remix sold in sufficient quantities to return the song to the Top 40 of the Hot 100.

Comments: 7

  • Snickers from Forks, Waumm no i don't think it's about 'sam' from "should've said no" it's been rumored that it's about joe jonas.

    i could totally relate 2 this song when my ex-bf told me he was sorry 4 trying to separate me from my friends so that i could only hang out with him. cuz u kno what? that's what he said the last time. it's been almost 2 years since then i'm sooo over him.
  • Katy from Pleasant View, TnYeah I do
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  • Hope from Naperville, IlDoes anyone think it's about 'Sam' from Should've Said No?
  • Anita from Citrus Heights, Cai love this song!! sometimes i start crying wen i hear it... ahh memories. =)
  • Emily from Around Chicago, IlIn the booklet that comes w/the CD, there are hidden messages in the lyrics. You take all the capital letters and put them in order to spell a phrase. You're Not Sorry's message is: SHE CAN HAVE YOU. It always makes me wonder who "she" is.
  • Kayla from St. Paul, MnThis song is really catchy. If you really listen to the words, you can really relate to it, if you have had a relationship like this. Some people can and some can't it's all on who that person was or became.
  • Jake from Groveland, FlThis song has a great meaning. Just because your x lover says they're sorry, they probably aren't. They're just saying that to stop you from attacking them. Played this one when my x tried to tell me she was sorry and get back with me...
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