Fans have been speculating that Harry Styles' new song, "Two Ghosts," is about his relationship with Taylor Swift, which ended over four years ago.
After dropping his debut solo album on Friday, the 23-year-old singer responded to claims that he wrote a song about his ex-girlfriend during an interview with BBC Radio 1's Breakfast Show With Nick Grimshaw. "I mean, I think it’s pretty, like, self explanatory," Styles said, attempting to dodge the question. "Help me, Jeffrey!" he added, appearing to look over at his manager, Jeffrey Azoff.
The lyrics for "Two Ghosts" describe a former fling. "Same lips red, same eyes blue / Same white shirt, couple more tattoos," Styles sings. "But it's not you and it's not me / Tastes so sweet, looks so real / Sounds like something that I used to feel / But I can't touch what I see / We're not who we used to be / We're not who we used to be / We're just two ghosts singing in the..."
Also of note, Swift mentions a white shirt and red lips in her song, "Style," which her fans have speculated is about the One Direction member. It's also rumored that "Out of the Woods" is about her ex.
Further fueling the rumors that "Two Ghosts" is about the "Shake It Off" singer, Grimshaw declared before Styles performed the song, "Here we go, the one about Taylor Swift." Styles exclaimed, "Oh, no!"
Swift and Styles briefly dated in 2012, and in a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Styles revealed whether he thought his 27-year-old ex-girlfriend wrote "Style" and "Out of the Woods" about their time together. "I mean, I don't know if they're about me or not…but the issue is, she's so good, they're bloody everywhere," he said. "I write from my experiences; everyone does that. I'm lucky if everything [we went through together] helped create those songs. That's what hits your heart."