Here Are the Lyrics to Taylor Swift's 'I Forgot That You Existed'

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Taylor Swift attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on Aug. 26, 2019 in Newark, N.J.

In the opening track of her latest album Lover, Taylor Swift is feeling pretty indifferent with “I Forgot That You Existed.” The song is spending its first week on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 28, following Lover's debut.

She’s done with the haters and anyone else who “got out some popcorn as soon as my rep started going down, down, down,” in a reference to her sixth studio album reputation. In her upbeat clapback, Swift announces how she’s at peace cutting out the negative people in her life by alternating singing with stating the facts.

Check out the tongue-in-cheek lyrics below.

How many days did I spend
Thinkin' 'bout how did me wrong, wrong, wrong
Lived in the shade you were throwin'
'Til all of my sunshine was gone, gone, gone
And I couldn't get away from you
In my feelings more than Drake, so yeah
Your name on my lips, tongue tied
Free rent, livin' in my mind
But then something happened one magical night

I forgot that you existed
And I thought that it would kill me, but it didn't
And it was so nice
So peaceful and quiet

I forgot that you existed
It isn't love, it isn't hate
It's just indifference

I forgot that you
Got out some popcorn
As soon as my rep starting going down, down, down
Laughed on the schoolyard
As soon as I tripped up and hit the ground, ground, ground
And I would've stuck around for ya
Would've fought the whole town, so yeah
Would've been right there front row
Even if nobody came to your show
But you showed who you are, then one magical night

I forgot that you existed
And I thought that it would kill me, but it didn't
And it was so nice
So peaceful and quiet

I forgot that you existed
It isn't love, it isn't hate
It's just indifference

I forgot that you
Sent me a clear message
Taught me some hard lessons
I just forget what they were
It's all just a blur

I forgot that you existed
And I thought that it would kill me, but it didn't
And it was so nice
So peaceful and quiet

I forgot that you existed
I did, I did, I did
It isn't hate, it's just indifference
It isn't love, it isn't hate
It's just indifference (so yeah)
 

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Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Written by: Adam King Feeney, Louis Bell, Taylor Swift

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