Justin Vernon of Bon Iver is the only artist featured on “Exile,” his low, growling voice recorded in Fall Creek, Wisconsin, lamenting a betrayed love. Swift stars as the lover, her honeyed but crisp voice recorded in Los Angeles, Calif., Gives the track a bittersweet contrast.
The National’s Aaron Dessner was instrumental in the album process, tearing an “invisible string” for what Billboard ranked best song of his project, a fortuitous ode to letting the simple things in life make us happy and nothing more.
But some Detective fans believe “betty” serves as an Easter egg by revealing the name of Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s third child, while their two other daughters, James and Inez, are named in the lyrics, “You’ve heard the rumors from Inez ”and“ She said ‘James, get on, let’s drive’. “But the Swifites have spread more rumors about this mysterious but playful song like wildfire.
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