August 14th, 2012
06:42 PM ET
Taylor Swift, the country-pop princess of confessional lyrics, has started a new round of speculation with her latest single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."
The 22-year-old Grammy-winner revealed the track while hosting a Web chat on Monday, and admitted that this one's dedicated to an old flame.
"This is, like, a really, really romantic song ... a really romantic song to my lovely ex-boyfriend," Swift deadpanned.
We're not sure which ex-guy Swift's singing this to, but he may want to find some Ben & Jerry's before listening in - Swift makes it simplistically clear that they're not getting back together, "like, ever."
Entertainment Weekly pegs the single as "an earworm," albeit one of the more "juvenile" variety, particularly compared to the songs Swift crafted for her 2010 album "Speak Now."
We'll see if "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" is part of a larger theme when Swift's upcoming effort, "Red," arrives October 22. She revealed during the Web chat that "Red" will boast 16 songs, including one with Brit favorite Ed Sheeran.
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