Love Story

Album: Fearless (2008)
Charted: 2 4
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  • We were both young when I first saw you
    I close my eyes and the flashback starts
    I'm standin' there
    On a balcony in summer air
    See the lights, see the party, the ball gowns
    See you make your way through the crowd
    And say, "Hello"
    Little did I know

    That you were Romeo, you were throwin' pebbles
    And my daddy said, "Stay away from Juliet"
    And I was cryin' on the staircase
    Beggin' you, "Please don't go," and I said

    Romeo, take me somewhere we can be alone
    I'll be waiting, all there's left to do is run
    You'll be the prince and I'll be the princess
    It's a love story, baby, just say, "Yes"

    So I sneak out to the garden to see you
    We keep quiet, 'cause we're dead if they knew
    So close your eyes
    Escape this town for a little while, oh oh

    'Cause you were Romeo, I was a scarlet letter
    And my daddy said, "Stay away from Juliet"
    But you were everything to me
    I was beggin' you, "Please don't go," and I said

    Romeo, take me somewhere we can be alone
    I'll be waiting, all there's left to do is run
    You'll be the prince and I'll be the princess
    It's a love story, baby, just say, "Yes"
    Romeo, save me, they're tryna tell me how to feel
    This love is difficult, but it's real
    Don't be afraid, we'll make it out of this mess
    It's a love story, baby, just say, "Yes"
    Oh, oh

    I got tired of waiting
    Wonderin' if you were ever comin' around
    My faith in you was fading
    When I met you on the outskirts of town, and I said

    Romeo, save me, I've been feeling so alone
    I keep waiting for you, but you never come
    Is this in my head? I don't know what to think
    He knelt to the ground and pulled out a ring
    And said, "Marry me, Juliet
    You'll never have to be alone
    I love you and that's all I really know
    I talked to your dad, go pick out a white dress
    It's a love story, baby, just say, "Yes"
    Oh, oh, oh
    Oh, oh, oh, oh
    'Cause we were both young when I first saw you Writer/s: Taylor Swift
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 34

  • Nigel Fishman from Great Barrier ReefI LOVE THIS SONG, the flow is as perfect as the ocean and I love how the lyrics tell a story its so creative and bright like the coral surrounding me!! totally recommend!
  • Emil Daise from ArcticThis songs a proper bop! In love man innit
  • Nick Fearless from HollandShe made iT for me
  • Prerana Niranjan from Mysore, IndiaRomeo take me somewhere we can be alone
    All thats left to do is run
    You Be the prince and ill be the princess
    its a love story baby just say yes
    This one was for Niraj Kumar
  • Tiffany from Boston, MaLove Story is about Martin Johnson. They dated, and people didn't want them together because he wasn't good for her reputation. Breathe and White Horse are also about him.
  • Gericka Venice from Pasay, PhilippinesThis is the first song of Taylor Swift that I really love...... It makes my life happy and with love
  • Carrie from Roanoke, VaThere are lots of things to dislike about this song, such as Taylor's mis-application of the Scarlet Letter symbol. With that said, the idea behind the song was kind of cute. Although I am a Shakespeare afficionado, it was sweet of Taylor to put a happy twist on the ending. I also liked that her Romeo said he'd help her pick the wedding dress, because most men aren't at all interested in the wedding preparations. A perfect Romeo for the 21st century.
  • Joey from Millville, NjIn School Were reading this Story right now, and all i can think about is this song when we read it. It's better then the real story though.
  • Katy from Pleasant View, TnHahaha Slipknot is awesome, but I prefer Avenged Sevenfold. Anyways.....Taylor Swift is very talented and I like her stuff. This song is a good one, but I've heard it so much it's annoying. I still love Taylor tho. xD
  • Mike from Denver, Cothiz song annoys the crap out of me. i hear it every day and my mom and sister sing it all the time when they visit me. imagine listening to slipknot or lamb of god in your car and suddenly you hear a whiny voice in another car blast out "Romeo take me somewhere we can be alone..." god its HORRIBLE. i hear this song every day if im changing the radio. WAT THE HELL? overplayed, and its a horrible, cliche and just retarded song. i like the whole true love idea tho. nothing against that. i have a girlfriend ive been dating for 8 years since freshman year of high school. we r getting married in a few months, and yes, she hates this song too. i guess you can say we have a fairytale ending, but the song at our wedding will most definitely NOT be this one.
  • Breanna from Henderson, NvI hear this song way too much! I hate it! I like Shakesphere's version where they die at the end better!
  • Lauren from Wellington, New Zealandawesome song bout romeo and juliet
  • Ashleigh from Pocatello, United Kingdomi love that song!!!!!!!!!!!! it is so amazing. i could so totally see Taylor sneaking out to meet a boy that could be her romeo:)
  • Jimmy from Philadelphia, PaIts still a very ambiguous reference and doesn't make much sense. Theres no inference that her Dad is, or would even be, talking to the dude.
  • Radu from Reidsville, Nchey dumbasses, it means that the dad is telling the dude she likes to stay away from her.
  • Jimmy from Philadelphia, PaI am following up with lyse,from Sydney. It drives me nuts when she says "And my Daddy said Stay away from Juliet"! I need to find an answer! The only thing I could think of is that she infers her Daddy wants her to stay away from "being like" Juliet.
  • Maddie from Scarborough, United KingdomThis song is amazing! Every girl can relate to this song... so well done Taylor! x
  • Ashleigh from ?????, MoGreat Song! Everyone can relate to it because everyone wants their own fairytale ending.
  • 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. Love Story's message is: SOMEDAY I'LL FIND THIS.
  • Ashley from Houston, Txthe coolest song ever
    thanks for putting it in song facts
  • Jake from Onida, SdThis song is amazing!!! I think i have fallen in love with Brianna Berglund of Gettysburg, because of this song. Thank you Taylor Swift
  • Louraince C. Lee from Novaliches Quezon City, PhilippinesI really Love all Taylor Swift song!!!! I hope She would visit Phillippines someday!!!! Romeo and Juliet was a real character and like a song of Taylor she was real inlove on joe but at the story end they were not meant 4 each other!!!! I hope you find more deserving than him!
  • Kyle from Shropshire, United Kingdomwell im a boy and i like it!!!!
  • Natalie. from Beverly Hills , Calove this song so much. for the same reason everyone else does----everyone wants that fairytale ending.
  • Emily from Around Chicago, IlI love this song so much!!! Really, do I have to say more? I've actually read Romeo and Juliet-it's a great story-and, well, the lyrics and the music are just beautiful.
  • Makayla from Louisville, Kymy friend could really compare to this song a lot because she thinks she is in love
  • Lyse from Sydney, --what do you think it means by "stay away from juliet?"

    stay away from her as the cahracter, or stay away from girls aka dont be a lesbian?
  • Mitchie from Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaLOVE IT! I just could not stop listening to it , its wonderful!
  • Jake from Groveland, FlThis song is the most awesome song ever written. I'm a guy, and it is my favorite song. Just change it from saying, "I said Romeo take me..." to "You said, Romeo take me..." Either way, I love it. It takes a wonderful person to take a tragic story and change it into a witty and easy to relate to Love Story.
  • Amelia from Gallup, Nmi really love thiz song because i think that it iz very sweet and awsome but i really like taylor swift
  • Sarah from New Castle, Pathis song is good hearing this from a metal head like me its gotta b i dnt understand how this song relates to romeo and juliette tho i mean yea they loved eachother but the video seems to b impersonating it well hello romeo dies.
  • Desiree from Ap, FlLove the song, but the line about the scarlet letter makes no sense to me...
    I've read the book The Scarlet Letter, and see no relevance in this song.
  • Kaitlyn from Grovedale, Abits like a song where a taylor follows the story of romeo and juliet and she doesnt think hes coming back and when he does he marries her and they are in love forever and ever
  • Kate from Poughkeepsie, NyI love this song because it's so sweet and any girl can relate to this song. The music video for it is amazing! I love how it flashes from nowadays to yesteryear. In the video, "Romeo" is Justin Gaston. Justin was also on Nashville Star this past summer.
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