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All Too Well is a song recorded by American recording artist Taylor Swift. It was written by Swift and Liz Rose. It serves as the fifth track from her fourth studio album Red. The song has received acclaim from music critics so far.

Background and release

While collaborating with different writers on Red, Swift wrote the song along with Liz Rose. The song has been inspired from Swift's ex-boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal according to some blogs .[1]. The song has been produced by Swift and Nathan Chapman.

Swift has a said that the song was "the hardest to write on the album", saying: "“All Too Well” [was difficult to write emotionally] because it took me a really long time to filter through everything I wanted to put in the song without it being a 10 minute song, which you can’t put on an album. I wanted a story that could work in the form of a song and I called my co-writer Liz Rose and said, ‘Come over, we’ve gotta filter this down,’ and it took me a really long time to get it."[2]

Critical Reception

The song has received acclaim from music critics, who praised her song writing skills, and her ability to tell a story through a song, with many highlighting it as a standout on the album. Billboard gave a positive review to the song saying "Just like that, Swift snaps back to her core demographic: "All Too Well" is sumptuous country, with Swift "dancing 'round the kitchen in the refrigerator light" in the memory of a romance that has seemingly been buried in time. The tune would have fit snugly on "Speak Now," and even touches upon some of the same themes as "Mine," but on "Red" it serves as a reminder that these songs will always remain in Swift's wheelhouse."[3] About.com gave the song 4 out of 5 stars, saying that the song is "A mincing guitar figure." [4]

Chart Performance

The week her album Red was released, all of the songs charted in different countries due to its strong digital sale downloads. With this, the song debuted at number 80 on Billboard Hot 100, at number on 59 the Canadian Hot 100 and number 17 on the Hot Country Songs

Weekly Charts

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5]
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US Country Songs (Billboard)[6]
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17


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US Billboard Hot 100[7]
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References

External links


Taylor Swift singles
Taylor Swift
Fearless
Speak Now
Red
Featured singles
Soundtrack singles
Promotional singles
Other singles
Other songs
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