John Mayer, the talented American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, recently shared his views on his song “Paper Doll.” This song has been the subject of much debate among fans and critics alike, who believe it is about his former girlfriend, Taylor Swift. In a recent interview, John Mayer opened up about his thoughts on the song, shedding light on what it means and how it came about.
Meaning Behind “Paper Doll”
“Paper Doll” is a song that has been surrounded by controversy since its release in 2013. Many people believe that the song is about Taylor Swift, with whom John Mayer had a brief relationship. Some fans have even gone as far as to say that the song is a response to Taylor Swift’s song “Dear John,” which is believed to be about Mayer.
However, in the interview, John Mayer revealed that the song is not about Taylor Swift at all. He explained that the song was written as a response to the media’s portrayal of him. He said that he was often depicted in the media as a womanizer, and the song was his way of responding to those claims. He added that the song was meant to be an acknowledgment of the media’s portrayal of him and was not meant to be derogatory towards anyone.
Inspiration for Paper Doll
John Mayer went on to explain the inspiration behind the song. He said that the song was inspired by a scene from the movie “The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer,” in which a character is seen folding a paper doll. He said that the scene had always stuck with him and that he had wanted to write a song about it for a long time.
He went on to say that he had written the song years before he even met Taylor Swift and that the song had nothing to do with her. He said that he was surprised when he heard that people were speculating that the song was about her.
John Mayer’s recent interview sheds light on the true meaning and inspiration behind his song “Paper Doll.” Despite rumors and speculation, the song was not about Taylor Swift, but rather a response to the media’s portrayal of him. The song was written years before he met Taylor Swift and was inspired by a scene from a movie. It is always interesting to hear the backstory of a song and how it came to be, and John Mayer’s interview does just that.