Getaway Car

Album: Reputation (2017)
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  • (No, nothing good starts in a getaway car)

    He was the best of times, the worst of crimes
    I struck a match
    And blew your mind, but I didn't mean it
    And you didn't see it
    The ties were black, the lies were white
    And shades of grey in candlelight
    I wanted to leave him
    I needed a reason

    X marks the spot
    Where we fell apart
    He poisoned the well, I was lyin' to myself
    I knew it from the first Old Fashioned, we were cursed
    We never had a shotgun shot in the dark

    You were drivin'
    The getaway car
    We were flyin'
    But we'd never get far
    Don't pretend it's such a mystery
    Think about the place where you first met me
    We're ridin'
    In a getaway car
    There were sirens in the beat of your heart
    Should've known I'd be the first to leave
    Think about the place where you first met me

    In a getaway car, oh-oh
    No, they never get far, oh-oh-ahh
    No, nothing good starts
    In a getaway car

    It was the great escape
    The prison break
    The light of freedom on my face
    But you weren't thinkin'
    And I was just drinkin'
    While he was runnin' after us
    I was screamin', "Go, go, go!"
    But with three of us, honey, it's a side show
    And a circus ain't a love story
    And now we're both sorry
    (We're both sorry)

    X marks the spot
    Where we fell apart
    He poisoned the well
    Every man for himself
    I knew it from the first Old Fashioned, we were cursed
    It hit you like a shotgun shot to the heart

    You were drivin'
    The getaway car
    We were flyin'
    But we'd never get far
    Don't pretend it's such a mystery
    Think about the place where you first met me
    We're ridin'
    In a getaway car
    There were sirens
    In the beat of your heart
    Should've known I'd be the first to leave
    Think about the place where you first met me

    In a getaway car, oh-oh
    No, they never get far, oh-oh-ahh
    No, nothing good starts
    In a getaway car

    We were jet-set, Bonnie and Clyde (ohh)
    Until I switched to the other side
    To the other si-i-i-i-ide
    It's no surprise I turned you in (ohh)
    'Cause us traitors never win

    I'm in a getaway car
    I left you in a motel bar
    Put the money in a bag and I stole the keys
    That was the last time you ever saw me (go!)

    Drivin'
    The getaway car
    We were flyin'
    But we'd never get far
    Don't pretend it's such a mystery
    Think about the place where you first met me
    We're ridin'
    In a getaway car
    There were sirens
    In the beat of your heart
    (Should've known) should've known I'd be the first to leave
    Think about the place where you first met me

    In a getaway car, oh-oh
    No, they never get far, oh-oh-ahh
    No, nothing good starts
    In a getaway car

    I was ridin'
    In a getaway car
    I was cryin'
    In a getaway car
    I was dyin'
    In a getaway car
    Said goodbye in
    A getaway car

    Ridin'
    In a getaway car
    I was cryin'
    In a getaway car
    I was dyin'
    In a getaway car
    Said goodbye in
    A getaway car Writer/s: Jack Antonoff, Taylor Swift
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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