Taylor Swift All You Had To Do W
Taylor Swift All You Had To Do Was Stay
All You Had To Do Was Stay is a song by American singer-songwriter , who also produced the track along with Shellback and Mattman & Robin. The song was released as the fifth promotional single from the album on October 27, 2014.
The song is a synth-pop and electropop track that features a high-pitched "stay" in the chorus, which was inspired by a dream that Swift had. The song's lyrics describe a relationship that falls apart due to the partner's indecision and lack of commitment. Swift said that the song is about "the fragility of some relationships and how you can be so frustrated with someone for not being there for you when you need them, but then when they try to come back, it's too late."
The song received positive reviews from music critics, who praised its catchy chorus, Swift's vocal performance, and the production. The song also performed well commercially, peaking at number 50 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 44 on the UK Singles Chart. The song was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for selling over one million units in the US.
The song has been performed live by Swift on several occasions, including on her 1989 World Tour, where she sang it while wearing a light-up dress. The song was also featured in the 1989 World Tour Live concert film, which was released on Apple Music in 2015. A fan-made video for the song, using footage from the tour, was uploaded on YouTube by EAS Music Channel in 2020.
You can listen to the song on YouTube [here], watch the fan-made video [here], or read the lyrics [here].