16 Hit Songs We *Totally* Misunderstood When We First Heard Them
Let’s be honest, we all thought Taylor Swift was bragging about her long list “Starbucks lovers” when we first heard “Blank Space” playing on the radio, and no one really knows what Adele meant when she said she was going to “Set Fire To The Rain.” Some of the most popular songs from the past few decades have completely different meanings from what we all thought, from modern hits like “Same Drugs” by Chance the Rapper to epic TBTs like “Closing Time” by Semisonic. That’s right, it’s not actually about a bar closing. Who knew? We’ve got the DL on all of the actual meanings behind your favorite songs, and we’re totally shook.