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Sweet Things Lyrics

Evil knocking at my door
Evil making me its whore
I don't mind if you take what's yours, but give me mine

Evil wants you to know,
I'm much too young to be owned.
I don't mind if you take what's yours, but give me mine.

Hey there, little...

  1. anonymous
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    Nov 29th report

    I never thought of this as being about her life. I've always interpreted it to be like a short thriller about a pedophile, thinking he's preying on a little girl, and then it turning out that the little girl is evil and she's the one who's preying on him instead. Just imagine a man thinking that he's abducted a young girl to abuse her, and that he's convinced her that he's taking care of her, but when he goes to bed, he wakes up chained down. She does all sorts of sick stuff to him and he has to endure it, while regretting snatching her for all the sick things he wanted to do. I don't care what the actual interpretation is supposed to be. I like mine LOL... I think it would be an awesome movie.

  2. anonymous
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    Nov 20th 2020 report

    I disagree with the idea that it's about a little boy because of the reference to drag makeup. That's all about the heavy makeup used on child actors. The entire song is about the acting industry and what it does to children. There's a reason Taylor stopped acting, and it wasn't because she didn't have the looks or the talent.

  3. anonymous
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    Aug 22nd 2020 report

    I always thought it was about Taylor’s time as a child actor, which she hated, it always kinda made sense to me, but I can definitely see some of the other interpretations too

  4. anonymous
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    Dec 29th 2019 report

    I think it intuprates the process of what a child goes through in a relationship with a pedophile staring a little weary and unsure. To being convinced it's a mutual decision and they are the same. Then lastly showing the need for the pedophiles approval in the end due to the child being reliant on the phedophile for self worth or gratification.

  5. anonymous
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    Sep 25th 2018 report

    I think it's kinda about drugs and devil and stuff. The song is the best I've ever heard

  6. anonymous
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    Apr 2nd 2018 report

    It's about a little boy - seeing as the man used the phrase drag-queen, and drag queens are men who dress up as women - who is being manipulated by the older man, abused into believing that he is his knight.. or his ''savior'' as the song said. It's dark and twisted, but, the song is KILLER and AMAZING.

  7. MeAnne Along
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    Mar 21st 2017 report

    2 words: pedophilia and/or incest.

  8. anonymous
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    Nov 26th 2016 report

    Definitely about being a lolita ie being sexualised as a child

  9. anonymous
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    May 30th 2016 report

    I think its about Taylor and the devil

  10. anonymous
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    Feb 12th 2015 report

    Her struggle making it in a evil male dominated music world. The song is awesome.

  11. anonymous
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    Jan 2nd 2015 report

    Something about a paedo in a van with some sweets...


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