“Come Back… Be Here (Taylor’s Version)” is the eighteenth track from the re-recorded version of Swift’s fourth studio album “Red”, but was re-released in November 2021 through Republic records titled “Red (Taylor’s Version)“.
“Come Back… Be Here (Taylor’s Version)” is a slow pop-country ballad where Swift details a quick but meaningful encounter with a potential lover, or a lover who is never in one place at one time. In a YouTube video where Taylor Swift details and explains each track and its meaning. For “Come Back… Be Here”, Swift states:
“t’s about the feeling of just meeting someone and having all these sparks and then they leave, they have to go somewhere else. It’s about the anxiety and wondering, “How am I gonna see you again? I want to […] There’s a lot of fear that’s involved with falling in love, especially when you’re dealing with distance.”
The lyric video for “Come Back… Be Here (Taylor’s Version)” was uploaded to Swift’s YouTube channel on the 12th November 2021. As of the 7th October 2022, the lyric video had 4.6 million views.
Read the lyrics to “Come Back… Be Here (Taylor’s Version)” here.
*All information accurate at the time of publishing.