Nothing New (From The Vault)

Feat. Phoebe Bridgers | RED (Taylor's Version) [2021]

“Nothing New” is a song written and recorded by Taylor, featuring American singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers, for her re-recorded album RED (Taylor’s Version).

Background and Release

Following the dispute regarding her masters, Taylor announced RED (Taylor’s Version), a re-recording of her 2012 album RED, on June 18, 2021. Alongside the deluxe edition of the album, she revealed she would release nine songs, all dubbed “From The Vault” that did not make the 2012 album, one of them being “Nothing New.”

Lyrical Content

Taylor originally wrote “Nothing New” alone while on tour in Australia. The song title first got mentioned in one the diary entries she published with her Lover (2019) album:

«'Nothin’ New' is about being scared of aging and things changing and losing what you have»

Taylor Swift, March 2, 2012


I’m getting older and less sure of what you like about me anyway
How can a person know everything at 18 and nothing at 22?
And will you still want me when I’m nothing new?

General Information
AlbumRED (Taylor’s Version)
FeaturePhoebe Bridgers
ReleasedNovember 12, 2021
WrittenMarch 2, 2012
LabelRepublic Records
SongwriterTaylor Swift
Better ManNothing NewBabe
Diary Entry from 2012