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"Clean" is the thirteenth and last track from Taylor Swift's fifth studio album, 1989. It was written by Swift and Imogen Heap.

When she performed this during The 1989 World Tour, she said a speech before performing the song, about being genuine and happy with yourself.

Hidden Message

Hidden Message: She lost him but she found herself and somehow that was everything.

Explanation: Taylor's hidden message story has a kind ending with a good moral. She showed that she only needed herself to find true happiness. She was able to find who she truly wanted to become and be satisfied.

This message was also featured in the Out Of The Woods music video.

Lyrics

[Verse 1]
The drought was the very worst
When the flowers that we'd grown together died of thirst
It was months and months of back-and-forth
You're still all over me like a wine-stained dress I can't wear anymore

[Pre-Chorus]
Hung my head as I lost the war
And the sky turned black like a perfect storm

[Chorus]
Rain came pouring down
When I was drowning, that's when I could finally breathe
And by morning, gone was any trace of you
I think I am finally clean

[Verse 2]
There was nothing left to do
When the butterflies turned to dust, they covered my whole room
So I punched a hole in the roof
Let the flood carry away all my pictures of you

[Pre-Chorus]
The water filled my lungs, I screamed so loud
But no one heard a thing

[Chorus]
Rain came pouring down
When I was drowning, that's when I could finally breathe
And by morning, gone was any trace of you
I think I am finally clean

Rain came pouring down
When I was drowning, that's when I could finally breathe
And by morning, gone was any trace of you
And I think I am finally clean

[Bridge]
Ten months sober, I must admit
Just because you're clean don't mean you don't miss it
Ten months older, I won't give in
Now that I'm clean, I'm never gonna risk it
The drought was the very worst
When the flowers that we'd grown together died of thirst

[Chorus]
Rain came pouring down
When I was drowning, that's when I could finally breathe
And by morning, gone was any trace of you
I think I am finally clean

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