Taylor Swift and Joe Jonas reportedly dated for a number of months in 2008. She might be seen within the 2009 movie Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience, performing alongside him and his brothers in footage from an August 2008 present. Swift and Jonas had been noticed hanging out on the MTV Video Music Awards that yr. They allegedly cut up someday in October 2008.
More than a decade later, Swift and Jonas are on pleasant phrases. Both have lengthy since moved on to actors (Swift is with Joe Alwyn, whereas Jonas is married to Sophie Turner) and have attended lots of the identical award exhibits and business occasions. However, the file of their relationship lives on. Here are Swift’s songs about Jonas and the way they charted on the Billboard Hot 100.
‘Forever & Always’
By now, this story is notorious. Appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in November 2008, Swift spoke about Jonas. She stated there was “one song” about him, a last-minute addition to her album Fearless. After explaining that they’d damaged up lately, Swift referred to him as “the boy who broke up with me over the phone in 25 seconds when I was 18.”
The tune is about questioning what you probably did flawed as a relationship falls aside, and reflecting on previous guarantees. As Swift informed DeGeneres, Jonas was her first superstar relationship, making it much more traumatic of an expertise. “We haven’t spoken since,” she added. “Forever & Always” peaked at No. 34, remaining on the Billboard chart for 3 weeks.
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For Swift’s subsequent album, Speak Now, she was in a position to dig deeper into her relationship with Jonas. Released in 2010, it’s the one album in her catalog during which she wrote each single tune with none co-writers. Because of this, it — much more than her others — reads like a diary, with references to no less than a few her well-known ex-boyfriends.
“Last Kiss,” which made the Billboard chart for every week at No. 71, is considered about Jonas. In the tune, she sings, “I ran off the plane/That July 9th,” which followers famous as a date she attended a Jonas Brothers live performance in 2008. Additionally, the tune’s liner notes secret message spelled out “Forever and Always,” indicating the songs are about the identical particular person.
‘Better Than Revenge’
Aside from “Forever & Always,” “Better Than Revenge” is the tune most Swifties say is about Jonas. The Speak Now observe isn’t a mournful ballad a few misplaced relationship, however moderately a vengeful tune. In it, she sings about getting again at a girl who’s now together with her ex, warning him that she is “an actress.”
When listeners linked the dots, it turned clear that Swift was referring to actor Camilla Belle, who Jonas met when she starred within the music video for the Jonas Brothers tune “Love Bug.” Belle and Jonas turned official very quickly after he and Swift broke up, courting till 2010. “Better Than Revenge” spent one week on the Billboard chart at No. 56.