Sad Beautiful Tragic Lyrics

Taylor Swift


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Taylor Swift
album: Track in album Red
release date: 2012-10-22
popularity : 5 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Reggae Blues Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country
length: 4:45
producer: Taylor Swift and Nathan Chapman
drums: Nathan Chapman
lead vocals: Taylor Swift
mixer: Justin Niebank
electric guitar: Nathan Chapman
recorded by: Nathan Chapman
bass: Nathan Chapman
background vocals: Taylor Swift
acoustic guitar: Nathan Chapman
percussion: Nathan Chapman
ukulele: Nathan Chapman
assistant mixer: Drew Bollman
keyboard: Nathan Chapman
composer: Taylor Swift
lyricist: Taylor Swift

Cover Art

Taylor Swift Red cover art
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Long handwritten note, deep in your pocket
Words, how little they mean, when you're a little too late
I stood right by the tracks, your face in a locket
Good girls, hopeful they'll be and long they will wait

We had a beautiful magic love there
What a sad beautiful tragic love affair

In dreams, I meet you in warm conversation
We both wake in lonely beds in different cities
And time, is taking its sweet time erasing you
And you've got your demons, and darling they all look like me

'Cause we had a beautiful magic love there
What a sad beautiful tragic love affair

Distance, timing, breakdown, fighting
Silence, this train runs off its tracks
Kiss me, try to fix it, could you just try to listen?
Hang up, give up, for the life of us we can't get back

A beautiful magic love there
What a sad beautiful tragic, beautiful tragic, beautiful

What we had, a beautiful magic love there
What a sad beautiful tragic love affair

We had a beautiful magic love there
What a sad beautiful tragic love affair


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 State of Grace
  • 2 Red
  • 3 Treacherous
  • 4 I Knew You Were Trouble
  • 5 All Too Well
  • 6 22
  • 7 I Almost Do
  • 8 We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  • 9 Stay Stay Stay
  • 10 The Last Time
  • 11 Holy Ground
  • 12 Sad Beautiful Tragic
  • 13 The Lucky One
  • 14 Everything Has Changed
  • 15 Starlight
  • 16 Begin Again
    CD 2
  • 1 The Moment I Knew
  • 2 Come Back... Be Here
  • 3 Girl at Home
  • 4 Treacherous (original demo recording)
  • 5 Red (original demo recording)
  • 6 State of Grace (acoustic version)