“ The song "Dear John" is sort of like the last email you would ever send to someone that you used to be in a relationship with. Usually people write this venting last email to someone and they say everything that they want to say to that person, and then they usually don’t send it. I guess by putting this song on the album I am pushing send. ”
Dear John is a 2010 song on the album Speak Now.
The song is written about John Meyer who she had a brief relationship with. She also worked with him on a song of his called Half of My Heart.