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I Know Places We Can Hiiiiiide – Episode 172 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

i know placesI know places you can listen to Taylor Talk… Episode 172 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast is all about one of Taylor’s coolest sounding tracks on 1989, “I Know Places.” Taylor wrote this song about elements that try to ruin a love (ex. friends, media, paparazzi, etc.), but the “foxes” escape the “hunters” in the end. What do you think of the song? What would the music video for “I Know Places” look like if you could direct it? We’d love to hear your thoughts. Enjoy the show!

Highlights from Episode 172 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: “I Know Places” Song Analysis
– Taylor sent co-writer Ryan Tedder a rough draft version of “I Know Places” before recording it.
– Did you know Tay can make up lyrics on the spot? That’s the mark of a great songwriter.
– It’s fascinating how this song moves from a song about running to a song about love.
– Fun Fact: Taylor says her spirit animal is a fox.
– What would you rate “I Know Places” out of 13?

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Jingle Ball to Billboard’s Woman of the Year — Episode 163 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift BillboardWho else has won Billboard Woman of the Year TWICE? Just Taylor Swift. In Episode 163 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss all the latest goings-on in Taylor’s life, from the Jingle Ball in Los Angeles and London, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, her Grammy nominations, and Taylor’s Woman of the Year interview with Billboard. What do you think of Taylor’s recent accomplishments? They keep racking up! Enjoy the episode!

Highlights from Episode 163 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: Taylor News – Billboard to Jingle Ball
– Scott Borchetta, the President of Big Machine Records, will be a mentor on the next season of American Idol.
– Taylor Swift performs at three Jingle Ball events around the world. Is her setlist a hint at what she’ll perform on the 1989 tour? Taylor gave KIIS FM the details on her 1989 tour.
– Look out, Tay, three Grammy nominations coming your way!
– Taylor Swift becomes the two-time winner of Billboard’s Woman of the Year. Read her cover story on Writing Her Own Rules, Not Becoming a Cliche and the Hurdle of Going Pop.
– “I wouldn’t be a singer if I weren’t a songwriter. I have no interest in singing someone else’s words.” – TS

Other Topics:
– Get ready Aussies, Taylor Swift is bringing the 1989 tour to Australia!
– Taylor filmed the Victoria’s Secret Fashion show this week. Be sure to tune in on Dec. 9th on CBS!
– I don’t know about you, but Taylor Swift will be feeling TWENTY FIVE on Saturday!
– You know you’re a Taylor Swift when…
– What would Taylor do if she showed up to a concert and there were only guys in the audience?
– Swifties are listening to “The Hanging Tree” from the Hunger Games soundtrack.
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iHeartRadio Performance — Episode 152 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift iHeartRadio

Since we heart Taylor Swift, we’re talking about iHeartRadio! In Episode 152 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss Taylor’s incredible 2014 iHeartRadio performance! She performed her top pop songs, including “Shake It Off” and a special remix of “Love Story.” What did y’all think of the show? We’d love to hear your thoughts. Happy listening!

Highlights from Episode 152 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: Taylor Swift’s iHeartRadio Performance
– Taylor opened the iHeartRadio weekend with a hilarious secret agent-esque video
– What did you think of Taylor incorporating horn instruments in her band?
– I’m in love love love with Taylor’s revamp version of “Love Story.”
– We wonder if her iHeartRadio performance will be representative of the 1989 tour.
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Behind the Scenes of “Shake It Off” & the 2014 VMAs — Episode 148 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift Shake It Off
Hey, hey, hey, we just can’t shake off “Shake It Off”! In Episode 148 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, special guest, Ashley, takes us all behind the scenes of the “Shake It Off” music video — A place where no Swifty has gone before!! The team also takes a look at Taylor’s first ever LIVE PERFORMANCE of “Shake It Off” from the MTV Video Music Awards!! We had a blast recording this, so we hope you enjoy it. Happy listening!


Highlights from Episode 148 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: Taylor Swift’s VMA Performance of “Shake It Off”
– We interview Ashley, a fan, who got to be an extra in the “Shake It Off” music video! (Read her blog about it)
– How did Ashley get chosen? What was the audition process? How did Taylor do as a director??
– Enter now, Taylor Swift, the sensational pop superstar!!
– What did you think of Taylor Swift’s modern flapper costume? What about her rompin’ around in a romper on the Red Carpet?
– Sami thinks Taylor’s “almost” jump off the 1989 sign was to remind people she’s still awkward; She’s still our Tay.
– Do you think this performance will inspire Taylor’s tour performance of “Shake It Off”?

Other Topics:
– Who watched Taylor’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?!
– Taylor told Good Morning America that in order to beat the haters, “you have to have more fun than them.”
– You know you’re a Swifty when it saddens you to hear the end of a Taylor Talk Episode because you need to wait another week for the next one… exceptnowtheepisodeissoversorry…

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Videos Referenced in Episode 148 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Fifth Album is Coming! – Episode 146 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

taylor-swift-album-5UPDATE!!!Taylor has OFFICIALLY announced a Live Stream on August 18 at 5p.m.ET/2p.m.PT. Please enjoy this episode as our last silly speculation from BEFORE this was officially announced, and head to TaylorSwift.com for more details on the Live Stream!

Say goodbye to the Red Era… album five is coming! In Episode 146 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, your hosts — Adam, Diane, and Sami — discuss the three clues Taylor released on Twitter and Instagram that possibly relate to her upcoming album. What’s the relationship between an elevator, Olivia, a polaroid camera, and yahoo.com? Listen up to hear our theories and be sure to share your own. Enjoy the show!

Highlights from Episode 146 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – Fifth Album Clues
– An 18th elevator button, a cat, a polaroid camera, and yahoo… what does it all mean??
– Yahoo may have spilled the beans, even though Scott Borchetta says nothing has been confirmed.
– Is there any significance to certain things being cut out of the Instagram pictures?
– We wonder if these clues also hint to the subject of the new single, not just the album announcement.
– That awkward moment when the album five announcement is actually Taylor announcing her retirement… (just kidding)
– Only the Taylor Talk hosts would have an entire discussion about capitalization 😛

Others Topics:
– A preview of Taylor in the The Giver has been released! What did you think?
– Be sure to check out Taylor Swift on the Tonight Show and Late Night this week!
– Raise your hand if you want a review of The Giver mini-episode this weekend! (I hope Steve & Maya are okay with this idea)
– You know you’re a Taylor Talker when you listen to Taylor Talk on the elliptical at your gym, and the lady working there has to ask you to get off the machine because you’ve been on for two hours and didn’t realize it!!
– Swifties are listening to “If You Ask Me To” – MacKenzie Porter

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Videos Referenced in Episode 146 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift Presenting at the Teen Choice Awards

Ew! It’s Natalie! (Taylor Swift, the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon)

What are Swifties Listening To? “If You Ask Me To” – MacKenzie Porter

National Geographic Moment of the Day: Jaguar Attacks Crocodile

“Stay Beautiful” Song Analysis – Episode 144 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift takes a Central Park strollHey, by the way… the newest episode of Taylor Talk is out!! In Episode 144 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we discuss one of the die-hard Swifties’ favorite songs: “Stay Beautiful.” Although this is a song Taylor wrote when she was in her teenage years, in light of a recent Instagram post, she still believes in the selfless of unrequited love. Be sure to share your thoughts on the song. Happy listening!

Highlights from Episode 144 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – “Stay Beautiful” Song Analysis
– Taylor probably wrote this song about her fourth grade crush: Cory Robertson referenced in the Target commercial.
– We decipher how someone could possibly “smile like the radio.”
– Have you ever had such a huge crush on someone that you couldn’t talk to them? Adam says he hasn’t. I think he’s lying.
– We marvel at Taylor’s continued poignant admiration of unrequited love, most recently in an Instagram post.
– For some reason, Adam and Sami break into a short rendition of “Summer Lovin” Grease.

Others Topics:
– Sami found her wings in New York City too!
– Fun fact: if you tell Taylor it’s your birthday in Central Park, she may buy you dinner!
– Taylor Swift is performing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival! We assume her newest single will be out before then :)
– You know you’re a Swifty when you pay your siblings to be quiet when you’re listening to Taylor Talk :’D
– Swifties are listening to “Mother & Father” by Broods.
– Please leave Taylor Talk a GOOD voicemail! A lot of them are creepy….

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Videos Referenced in Episode 144 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift Speak Now Target Commercial

Broods – Mother & Father (Official Audio)

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