Taylor Swift is posing with her guitar on the cover of the June issue of Elle. And in the accompanying article (written by her friend Tavi Gevinson), Swift discusses her songwriting process, and in particular her 1989 closer "Clean."
"I wrote it as I was walking out of Liberty in London," she explained about the inspiration. "Someone I used to date -- it hit me that I'd been in the same city as him for two weeks and I hadn't thought about it. When it did hit me, it was like, 'Oh, I hope he's doing well.' And nothing else."