"You Need to Calm Down" is a song by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. It was released on June 14, 2019, as the second single from her upcoming seventh studio album, Lover. Swift wrote and produced the song with Joel Little, who also co-wrote and co-produced the previous single "Me!". Swift addresses homophobia and her critics in the song. A lyric video was released on June 14, 2019, while the music video was released on June 17. The song debuted at number one in the charts in Scotland, while reaching the top five in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.