STORY OF SONG
“my tears ricochet” is the 5th track on Taylor Swift’s eighth studio album “folklore”, which was released through her new label Republic Records on the 24th July 2020. “my tears ricochet” was written and produced by Swift, with production credits also going to Jack Antonoff.
“my tears ricochet” tells the story of a dead lover watching a toxic ex-partner cry at the wake of the dead lover. On Instagram, Swift stated that the track was about an “embittered tormentor showing up at the funeral of his fallen object of obsession”. However, some fans believe that the song is actually about Swift’s dispute with Scott Borchetta, the founder of her former label Big Machine Records, who betrayed Swift when she left the record label and brought up issues of copyright from Swift’s old songs with the label.
The official lyric video to “my tears ricochet” was uploaded to Swift’s YouTube channel on the 24th July 2020 and shows a sea at night while the lyrics are shown above the sea. As of the beginning of October 2020, the video has 10.1 million views and 219 thousand likes.
Release Date: 24th July 2020
Songwriter: Taylor Swift
Producer/s: Taylor Swift & Jack Antonoff
Chart Rankings: “my tears ricochet” reached the peak chart position of #10 on the US Billboard Alternative Digital Song Sales chart.
The lyrics to “my tears ricochet” can be viewed here: LINK