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“My Way” might be pretty famous song lyric for a certain New Yorker, but Scottish recording artist Calvin Harris has today used these two words to stir up some controversy on social media.
Debuting his latest track on YouTube, “My Way” boasts some summer house beats with lyrics sung by Harris himself… and lyrics that the internet believes cites his feud with former partner Taylor Swift.
Harris and Swift haven’t exactly seen eye to eye recently, especially since the duo’s July 2016 Twitter war surrounding Harris’ other 2016 hit, “This is What You Came For”. The track, which featured Rihanna, was co-written by Swift under a pseudonym.
Calvin Harris’ new track boasts some contentious lyrics that has social media a-twitter
Thanks to these coincidental factors, some Twitter users are pretty sure that Harris is referencing Swift as “two-faced” and “the one thing in [his] way” in the track.
— Heartless Gay (@HeartlessGayyy) September 16, 2016
Taylor Swift after listening to my way pic.twitter.com/ZtV6xNOnEf
— Dee (@hausofdee) September 16, 2016
I swear My Way is Calvin throwing shade at Taylor 😂👏🏼
— Linda Martinez (@Lindaa_Martinez) September 16, 2016
Twitter also took some time to poke fun at Harris’ uninspired and simple lyrical structure.
— Taylovely 😽 (@cindyzarin) September 16, 2016
— Katamani Edem Kojo (@23rd_story) September 16, 2016
Others also noted that if “My Way” is indeed a break up song aimed at Swift, Harris should probably run away. Right now.
is ‘my way’ the best calvin could come up with as a break up song for taylor ?? does he know who he’s playing against
— eda (@viewsgambino) September 16, 2016
The track, which first appeared as a lyric video on Friday 16 September, accrued well over 490 000 views and 72 000 reactions at the time of writing.
Harris hasn’t yet explained exactly what the focus of the track is, but what are your thoughts? Have a look and listen to the track below and be sure to jot down your reaction in the comments section at the foot of the article.
Feature image: James via Flickr