Taylor Swift Returns to Country Music With Sugarland Song 'Babe' -- Listen

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Taylor Swift is back to her country roots!

The 28-year-old singer and Sugarland released their latest collaboration, the single "Babe," on Friday. The twangy tune, written by Swift, is about a "babe" who made all the wrong choices in a relationship and how ultimately they blew it.

"What a shame/Didn't wanna be the one that got away, yeah/Big mistake, broke the sweetest promise/That you never should have made/I'm here on the kitchen floor/You call, but I won't hear it/You said no one else, how could you do this, babe?/You really blew this, babe/We ain't getting through this one, babe/This is the last time I'll ever call you, babe," Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles and Swift croon.

Following the single's release, Swift took to Instagram to thank everyone for their sweet messages.

"It’s a song that I wrote with [Train's] Pat Monahan when I was making the Red album and I'm so happy that it gets its own life, and I'm so happy that Sugarland wanted to record it and has done such a great job with it," she expressed. "I'm so stoked to be able to sing on it too. So, just wanted to say thanks and 18 days until tour and I can't wait to see you."

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ET caught up with Sugarland at the ACM Awards last weekend, where they teased that the song may be inspired by one of Swift's former lovers.

“I'm going to close my mouth and let her tell that story -- I'm going to let the song tell that story,” Nettles slyly told ET. “She’s very confessional in what she does with her songwriting. She lives her life out there through it, and you will see.”

Hear more of what the group shared in the video below.

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