Taylor Swift delighted Swifties throughout the globe with the discharge of Converse Now (Taylor’s Model) on Friday (July 7). Along with a number of beforehand unreleased “From the Vault” tracks, the file additionally options re-recorded songs from the 2010 album — together with “Dear John (Taylor’s Version),” which is essentially purported to be about Swift’s relationship with John Mayer when she was 19 years outdated.
On the evening previous to the discharge of Converse Now (Taylor’s Model), Mayer shared a message through Instagram, together with a carousel of photographs from his Lifeless & Co. live performance at Colorado’s Folsom Discipline. “It doesn’t get better than three nights at Folsom Field in Boulder with @deadandcompany. Oh wait no yes it does… it gets way better when Dave Matthews (@davematthewsband) shows up and for four songs makes everyone believe they’re dreaming. The afterglow is still shining bright…”
The ultimate photograph within the carousel options holograms within the sky that learn “Please Be Kind” — a message that had Swifties elevating their eyebrows.
“I know this isn’t supposed to be funny but… posting this tonight is the funniest thing John Mayer has ever done,” one Twitter person wrote. In the meantime over on Instagram, a person commented, “Y’all see the caption? He’s telling us to stream ‘Afterglow’ by Taylor Swift,” whereas one other added, “It’s funny because I bet he’s listening to ‘Dear John (Taylor’s Version)’ like ‘damn me breaking her heart made her write an amazing a– song about me.’” Different followers spammed Mayer’s feedback part on the publish with the whole thing of the “Dear John (Taylor’s Version)” lyrics.
Throughout the Minneapolis cease of Swift’s Eras Tour final month, she urged her followers to be sort forward of the discharge of the re-recorded album and insisted that any perceived drama about anybody on the file is water underneath the bridge. “I’m 33 years old. I don’t care about anything that happened to me when I was 19,” she mentioned. “I was hoping to ask you, that as we lead up to this album, I would love for that kindness and that gentleness to extend onto our Internet activities. Right? I’m not putting this album out so you can go on the Internet and defend me against someone you think I wrote a song about 14 million years ago. I do not care, we have all grown up, we’re good,” she mentioned earlier than enjoying “Dear John” for the primary time in a decade.
See Mayer’s Instagram publish right here and fan reactions to “Dear John (Taylor’s Version)” beneath.