Are Calvin Harris’ “My Way” Lyrics About Breaking Up With Taylor Swift?

The plot has thickened. Calvin Harris has just released a new track, "My Way," and the early buzz is that it's a banger... and totally about breaking up with Taylor Swift. Exhibit A: The lyrics, which definitely hint at a split. The chorus sees Harris singing "You were the one thing in my way," and there's a reference to feeling "two-faced." Consider this: "Why wait to say, at least I did it my way / Lie awake, two faced / But in my heart I understand / I made my move and it was all about you / Now I feel so far removed"

Exhibit B: Harris' own statements about the song. The Scottish DJ spoke to iHeartRadio about the track's meaning. "[The] song's kind of about breaking out of a situation that you thought was a good thing," he shared. "Then, you're way more comfortable out of it. And it could be anything. It could be a job, or it could be a relationship. I had kind of the idea for the concept for a few years, but I didn't know how to work out how it sounded." Twitter has hardly weighed in with its verdict.
Advertisement
Judge for yourself by analyzing the lyric video below.
Advertisement

More from Music

R29 Original Series