As Stevie once said, "Silver Springs is a great old song."
In the Rookie podcast with Tavi Gevinson and Lorde, Lorde talks a lot about the challenge of making music that sounds like the inside of your brain. Silver Springs is exactly that type of song. Stevie's words at the end are like a curse. It's a beautiful song from the first listen, but as Courtney Love points out, it builds very gradually to the climax. Once you relate to the song, it becomes more devastating. You really understand the inside of Stevie's brain and what this relationship meant to her. The writer of the article did a great job researching the song from many angles!