Patti Smith Reacts to Taylor Swift 'Tortured Poets Department' Lyrics

Patti Smith has acknowledged being named alongside Dylan Thomas on Taylor Swift‘s “The Tortured Poets Division,” the title monitor from the prolific pop poet’s 31-song anthology launched on Friday (April 19).


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“You’re not Dylan Thomas/ I’m not Patti Smith/ This ain’t the Chelsea Lodge/ We’re fashionable idiots,” Swift broods out loud within the refrain of the monitor, on which she asks her lover who else will probably be there to carry him and to know him in the way in which that solely she does, then simply solutions the query herself: “No one. No-f—ing-body.”

Friday evening, Smith despatched a notice Swift’s manner through her Instagram web page, the place she shared photos of herself studying Dylan Thomas’ Portrait of the Artist as a Younger Canine, a group of his brief tales first printed in 1940.

In fittingly poetic kind, Smith posted:

“That is
saying I used to be
moved to be
talked about in
the corporate
of the good
Welsh poet
Dylan Thomas.
Thanks Taylor.”

Swift’s Tortured Poets Division mentions numerous artists within the lyrics heard all through the double set. Smith and Thomas’ names come up first on “The Tortured Poets Division” (music), which additionally brings up a private dialog about Charlie Puth — plus references to Jack Antonoff and Lucy Dacus, associates from Swift’s social circle.

Because the album goes on, listeners will choose up on the apparent name-drops of Clara Bow and Stevie Nicks on the music “Clara Bow. “Responsible as Sin?” opens with a line about The Blue Nile’s “The Downtown Lights,” and anthology monitor “The Black Canine” units the ambiance in its reference of a music by The Beginning Line.

Nicks makes a real mark on The Tortured Poets Division, having penned a poem “For T — and me…” that Swift opted to print and showcase on the album case.

See Patti Smith’s message to Taylor Swift under.

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