New John Mayer Song: A Diss to Taylor Swift?

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John Mayer has released his latest track, a single titled "Paper Dolls," and it has the Internet buzzing.

But not because some woman is strolling around in the video showcasing her prancercise skills. Even though she is.

Instead, the Twitterverse and Facebook worlds are abuzz with chatter that this is Mayer's revenge against Taylor Swift - and there's strong evidence to back this claim up.

“You’re like twenty two girls in one/And none of them know what they’re runnin’ from,” reads one lyric, making listeners think of Swift's “22.”

Then there's Mayer's reference to someone painting "another sky," which would seem to be a rebuttal to Taylor's 2010 single "Dear John." It included the words:

“You paint me a blue sky and go back and turn it to rain.”

Mayer kicks off his summer tour July 6 in Milwaukee.

In the meantime, listen to his latest effort above and react: Is he going off on Swift in "Paper Dolls?" And is he out of line if so? Or does Taylor have this coming?

She did once tell ex-boyfriends to bring it, after all.

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I actually think the song is about Katy Perry. He's talking about a girl who changes her look so often, she's like a paper doll. Who does that? Katy. He also mentions making a pair of angel wings. Who wore angel wings to awards show? Katy. The number 22 and painting a new sky are the flimsiest examples to suggest its about Taylor. Also, this clearly isn't a revenge song, its more of a "you're gone, I miss, why did you leave song?"

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Swift had it coming... John didn't deserve her public crucifixion. If she wants to write about past loves she shouldn't tear them apart and out them in the process. John didn't call his song "Paper Taylor" and his lyrics are subtle and done with class and talent. Perhaps a dose of her own medicine will help Ms Swift grow up a little.

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Well Taylor even came out to say that she welcomed having someone write a diss song about her....so it really doesn't matter since she's cool with it!"