This was the second song released early from "1989" because Taylor thought it was more representative of the general sound of the album than "Shake It Off" (and I agree.) It is a collaboration with Jack Antonoff and the lyrics seem to point at it being inspired by Harry Styles as we will examine.
Overall I really like the song though I empathize with people who find the chorus too repetitive. Taylor described it as capturing the anxiety in a relationship where you're always fighting to be together and I hear that but I understand people who don't like it.
The case for About Harry (compiled from the more fervent 1D fans as I was mostly interested in him when he intersected with Taylor):
-"Last December" - the time frame when they were linked together
-"Your necklace hanging from my neck" - pictures of a necklace on both of them
-"Two paper airplanes flying" - said necklace looks like a paper airplane
-"Twenty stitches in a hospital room" - apparently Harry has a new scar? I'm a bit fuzzy on this one.
One last point is possibly my favorite part of the song, immortalized below. I like the whole sound in general but the way that this line has been rendered makes it one of the most vivid lyrical moments from the album: "The rest of the world was black and white/But we were in screaming color."
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