Taylor Swift has yet ANOTHER great track, this time it’s “The Archer”
TSwift took to Instagram Live Tuesday afternoon to announce “The Archer.” co-produced by Swift and Jack Antonoff. It will be track five on her upcoming 18-track album, Lover, which is set for release in exactly one month.
“I really wanted to give you track five before the album came out,” Swift said during her Instagram Live, which she did from the set of her new music video. “As I was making albums, I was putting a very vulnerable, personal, honest, emotional song as track five.” Fun fact: Archer is the zodiac symbol for Sagittarius, which happens to be Swift’s astrological sign. The track appears to be a nod to Swift’s relationship with her longtime love, actor Joe Alwyn. In “The Archer,” Swift wonders, “Who could stay?” But, by the end of the song, she has a realization, singing, “You could stay.” “Combat, I’m ready for combat, I say I don’t want that/But what if I do?”
The 29-year-old Grammy winner also added the bow emoji, the direct hit emoji, the eyes emoji and the arrow up emoji in her caption. Swift actually hinted at “The Archer” song title in her “ME!” music video, which features the word “Lover.” The word is shown in the music video with an arrow through a heart. Prior to her reveal on Tuesday, it was announced that Swift earned 10 nominations for this year’s 2019 MTV Video Music Awards! Lover is available on Aug. 23.