It was quickly assumed when the album came out that one of the songs was “Betty,” which is told from the perspective of someone who was dating or was in love with Betty, but who also had a summer fling with another. girl.
Fans have spent the past two weeks theorizing about the other two songs from the triangle. Most believe that “Cardigan”, the first single from the album, is the story told from Betty’s point of view, while “August” or “Illicit Affairs” is told from the other girl’s point of view.
Some have even speculated that every song on the album could be related in some way to the story of the love triangle.