Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift (Taylor Alison Swift) is an American country-pop singer-songwriter born on December 13, 1989. She started writing songs and playing 12-string guitar when she was twelve. By the time she was fourteen, her family decided to move to an outlying NashvilleNashville's songwriters' venue, The Bluebird Café, catching the attention of Scott Borchetta who signed her to his newly-formed record label, Big Machine Records. She also became the youngest staff songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Tree publishing house. suburb. When Swift was fifteen, she rejected a development deal with RCA Records because the company refused to allow her to record her own songs. Swift then performed at

Swift's singing influences include her grandmother, Tim McGraw and LeAnn Rimes. Although her grandmother was a professional opera singer, Taylor's tastes always ran more toward country and she developed a love for Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton at an early age. She also credits the Dixie Chicks and Shania Twain for demonstrating how much impact can be made by "stretching boundaries".

In 2006, she released her debut single "Tim McGraw", which peaked at number six on the Billboard country charts. Later in October 2006, she released her self-titled debut album, which produced five hit singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts and was certified 3×Multi-Platinum by the RIAA. The New York Times described Swift as "one of pop's finest songwriters, country’s foremost pragmatist and more in touch with her inner life than most adults".

In November 2008, she released her second album, titled Fearless. Like the first album, it contains songs she's written and co-written.

According to Nielsen SoundScan, Swift was the biggest selling artist of 2008 in America with combined sales of more than four million albums. Swift's Fearless and her self-titled album finished 2008 at number three and number six respectively, with sales of 2.1 and 1.5 million.

Taylor Swift is one of the most successful singers of this generation.


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Album:


Taylor Swift (2006)

  1. "Tim McGraw"
  2. "Picture to Burn"
  3. "Teardrops on My Guitar"
  4. "A Place in This World"
  5. "Cold as You"
  6. "The Outside"
  7. "Tied Together with a Smile"
  8. "Stay Beautiful"
  9. "Should've Said No"
  10. "Mary's Song (Oh My My My)"
  11. "Our Song"


Enhanced edition track listing of Taylor Swift (2006)


  1. "Tim McGraw"
  2. "Picture to Burn"
  3. "Teardrops on My Guitar"
  4. "A Place in This World"
  5. "Cold as You"
  6. "The Outside"
  7. "Tied Together with a Smile"
  8. "Stay Beautiful"
  9. "Should've Said No"
  10. "Mary's Song (Oh My My My)"
  11. "Our Song"
  12. "I'm Only Me When I'm With You"
  13. "Invisible"
  14. "A Perfectly Good Heart"
  15. "Teardrops On My Guitar (Pop Version)"


Fearless (2008)


  1. "Fearless"
  2. "Fifteen"
  3. "Love Story"
  4. "Hey Stephen"
  5. "White Horse"
  6. "You Belong with Me"
  7. "Breathe" (featuring Colbie Caillat)
  8. "Tell Me Why"
  9. "You're Not Sorry"
  10. "The Way I Loved You"
  11. "Forever & Always"
  12. "The Best Day"
  13. "Change

For more details, visit http://taylorswift.com/

1 comments:

Justin Guarini said...

I like her new song love story..

 
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