Even if you have only casual knowledge of Swift’s music—there may be six or seven souls left on the planet who can’t sing all the words to “Shake It Off”—you’re aware that Swift has become not only one of the most successful recording artists ever, but also an unrivaled power broker who has prevailed in a volatile media economy and brought today’s music overlords to heel.
Swift’s 2015 stare-down of Apple—she declined to put her hit album on Apple’s nascent streaming-music service when the company said it would not pay artists during its initial launch; Apple changed its policy immediately and paid everyone—was a seismic example of a single artist’s toppling corporate might.
Shortly thereafter, Swift began dating actor Tom Hiddleston, 35, but the couple split three months later.
Taylor Swift is the debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, released on October 24, 2006, by Big Machine Records.
Swift experimented with several producers, ultimately choosing Nathan Chapman, who had produced her demo album.
Musically, the album is country music styled, and lyrically it speaks of romantic relationships, a couple of which Swift wrote from observing relationships before being in one.
BY NOW YOU KNOW that the past few years have been extraordinary ones in the life of Taylor Swift.Returning to the place where you grew up can be a bit of a mind-bender for anyone, and Swift is no different.relationship ended in 2011 (with Susannah Fielding).Lyrics also touch on Swift's personal struggles in high school.Five singles were released from the album, all of which have been certified platinum by the RIAA.Unfortunately, the couple didn't make it long enough to see the premiere as a couple, having broken up in late 2009.