“Soon You’ll Get Better” by Taylor Swift (ft. Dixie Chicks)
“Soon You’ll Get Better” is considered to be the most heart-wrenching and personal song, by both Taylor Swift and her fans, on Tay Tay’s 2019 album Lover. The song is about Taylor’s mom, Andrea Swift’s, battle with cancer, and the emotional toll this reality has had on the songstress.
The title of the song is based on the idea that Swift cannot help but to remain optimistic concerning the situation. She has no other choice but to be optimistic, for doing otherwise would be too much for her to bear emotionally.
So basically this is a composition of pain and faith. Taylor is hurting due to her mother’s deadly illness. And the associated trauma has forced Swift to once again believe in concepts which under normal circumstance she does not subscribe to, such as a reliance on “Jesus”.
And overall, this heart-wrenching song reads like a short narrative of this sad situation from both Andrea’s but primarily Taylor’s perspective. They are rightfully disturbed. However, at the same time they are also displaying an attitude of making the best of the given circumstances and hoping for a favorable outcome.
All in all, this is without a shred of doubt a truly touching, personal and hopeful song.
A Swift-Antonoff Collabo
“Soon You’ll Get Better” is the result of another brilliant collaboration between Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff. Both wrote and produced this track.
The song is featured on Taylor Swift’s renowned album titled Lover, which came out on August 23rd, 2019. Other notable songs from Lover include the following:
Is “Soon You’ll Get Better” the first time Swift worked with Dixie Chicks?
Yes! Prior to “Soon You’ll Get Better”, Taylor Swift had never officially collaborated with the Dixie Chicks. This is apparently another reason why this song is a special one.
When was Taylor Swift’s mother diagnosed with cancer?
Andrea Swift was sadly diagnosed with cancer somewhere around April of 2015.