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Breaking Down Taylor Swift's New Song "The Archer"

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Taylor Swift has been teasing elements of her upcoming album "Lover" for months, and she just dropped a new track. Coming on the heels of the upbeat "ME!" and the diss track "You Need to Calm Down," Taylor's latest single is rawer and more emotional. She released the third single, "The Archer" during an Instagram live session.

From the song's spot on the album to its intense lyrics, what exactly is the meaning of Taylor Swift's "The Archer?"

What's the meaning behind Taylor Swift's "The Archer"?

Taylor revealed that "The Archer" is going to be the fifth song on her album, which has a lot of significance for her fans. During the Instagram live session she said, "Track 5 is kind of a tradition that really started with you guys because, I didn't realize that I was doing this, but as I was making albums, I was instinctively putting very vulnerable, personal, honest, emotional songs as track 5."