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The Future of Music According to Taylor Swift – Episode 142 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift Wall Street Journal Future of Music is a Love StoryJoin us as we discuss Taylor’s biggest news this month! Although it’s not an album five announcement, Taylor Swift has now been published in the Wall Street Journal! In Episode 142 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, your hosts talk about the WSJ entitled “For Taylor Swift, the Future of Music is a Love Story.” It’s a wonderful piece, full of great “nuggets” of industry insider information. Feel free to share your thoughts on the article, and enjoy the episode!

Highlights from Episode 142 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – Taylor Swift’s Wall Street Journal Article
– Taylor admits piracy is on the rise, but believes artists should “realize their worth and ask for it.”
– Adam gets heated over what type of music is considered “art”
– Raise your hand if you plan on sharing Taylor’s music with your grandkids!!
– Taylor has always been a fan of the element of surprise (notice I did not say shock).
– Taylor Talk also enjoys the element of surprise… the people who’ve bought Taylor Talk t-shirts know this ;)
– Which would you rather have: an autograph or a selfie with a celebrity?
– Awesome alert: Taylor has finally addressed the eternal genre question!

Other Topics:
– Did you know that you can help raise money for charity AND get the chance to meet the cast of The Giver?
– Vote for Taylor so she can dominate the Teen Choice Awards!
– You know you’re a Swifty when you go to your parent’s office and fax other companies various pictures of Taylor….. Oops. Good going.
– What would Taylor do if Tim McGraw wrote a song called “Taylor Swift”?
– Swifties are listening to “Not In That Way” by Sam Smith

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Sam Smith performs ‘Not In That Way’ at Abbey Road | BRITs Critics’ Choice 2014

“Invisible” aka YBWM 1.0 – Episode 139 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

600_Taylor-Swift-Photoshoot-006I just want to open your eyes and make you realize… a new episode of Taylor Talk is out! In Episode 139 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, your hosts discuss “Invisible,” Taylor’s beautiful ballad of unrequited love. We also talk about cooking with Barefoot Contessa, Taylor’s new kitten, and touch on Ed Sheeran’s new album. Enjoy the episode!

Highlights from Episode 139 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – “Invisible” Song Analysis:
– We flash back to a song from Taylor’s high school days, “Invisible.”
– Steve calls this song the first draft of “You Belong With Me.”
– We debate who or what exactly is invisible in this song.
– Adam never fails to find a way to relate Harry Potter to Taylor Swift!
– How does the fact that Taylor wrote this song with a co-writer change the song?
– We wonder why this song was a bonus track rather than being on the original album.

Other Topics:
– Taylor Swift says she won’t hang out with boys who are on a diet… just so you know.
– There’s a new kitty in Taylor’s life: Olivia Benson! Does this mean she’s a cat lady now?
– Be sure to vote for Taylor in the Teen Choice Awards.
– You know you’re a Swifty when you name your hermit crab “Swift!”
– MASSIVE end of tour sale going on at the Taylor Swift Online Store! Get it while it’s hot and RED!
– Swifties are listening to Ed Sheeran’s new album “X”

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Fan Made – “Invisible” Taylor Swift Music Video

Taylor Swift Impressive Food Network Magazine Cooking Spread!

What are Swifties Listening To? Ed Sheeran – One [Official Video]

The Top 13 Moments of the RED Era – Episode 138 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

red-tour-st-louis-01having post-red tour depression? we are too. in episode 138 of tayLor talk: the taylOr swift podcast, we give you our top 13 momeNts of the red era. as there were so many amazinG moments, we are bound to have missed a few of your favorites, so Let us know what you loved about the red era (samI also adVisEs you to put your red Tour memorieS in the memory boxes of life). enjoy the episode!

Highlights from Episode 138 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – Top 13 Moments of the RED Era:
– It is actually the end of the RED Tour… so we decided to recap our Top 13 Moments of the RED Era.
– Fun fact: “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” was Taylor’s first number one on the Billboard Top 100!
– That awkward moment when Adam gets confused for Prince William.
– The RED Tour broke so many records, including playing in Shanghai, China for the first time (and selling out the show in one minute!!)
– The tour included so many special guests AND introduced us to someone who has now become one of our favorite artists: Ed Sheeran!
– Remember that time Taylor performed “All Too Well” at the Grammys because the fans asked her to?! Good times.
– Let us know what your top RED Era Tour memories were! We’d love to hear them!

Other Topics:
– We want to wish a very happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there, including Scott Swift, Taylor’s #1 fan!
Ed Sheeran and Scott Borchetta said potentially conflicting things about Taylor’s upcoming 5th album… who’s right?
– Taylor Swift is featured in Ed Sheeran’s “Nine Days and Nights of Ed Sheeran” Special. Watch it to support this BFFL team!
– You know you’re a Swifty when you make “secret messages” in your writings ;)

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Taylor Swift Dancing to Ed Sheeran’s “Sing”

Taylor Swift Dancing to Ed Sheeran’s “You Need Me Man I Don’t Need You”

Taylor Swift – Nine Days And Nights Of Ed Sheeran Deluxe Edition HD

Taylor Swift in Singapore – “Long Live”

Swifties Are Listening To: The GOASTT (The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger) – “Animals”

Taylor Swift Brings the RED Tour to Asia! — Episode 136 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

tumblr_n6ihcoJptY1qb86xno1_500The RED Tour goes to Asia! In Episode 136 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, we cover Taylor’s shows so far in Asia. We also discuss the changes Taylor has made throughout the RED Tour as it traveled to different countries. If you’re going to one of the RED shows in Asia, we’d love to hear from you! Let us know what you thought of the RED tour! Happy listening :)

Highlights from Episode 136 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: The Many Changes of the RED Tour:
– We discuss the logistics of Taylor Swift moving the RED Tour from country to country.
– You know how Taylor has buses and planes with her face on it? We think she should invest in a ship.
– We theorize about her setlist choices based on each place the RED Tour goes.
– Maya can’t wait for Taylor to sing “Our Song” on the b-stage again….
– Special offer to Thai Swifties: they have reserved tickets for the Singapore show just for you!!

Other Topics:
– Taylor Swift says the fifth album is her favorite thing EVER!
– We’re so thankful to @TSwiftOnTour for keeping us updated on the Asian leg of the RED Tour.
– As our Nashville CMA Fest correspondent, Steve will be attending the 2014 CMT Awards! Lucky him. It will air this Wednesday, June 4th at 8/7c on CMT.
– Please help us find a way to tell Taylor Swift Sami named her cat after her :P
– Swifties are listening to “How To Be A Heartbreaker” by Marina and the Diamonds

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Taylor Swift’s Interview (TV Press Conference at Shanghai, May 29th 2014)

テイラー・スウィフト来日で空港大パニック!TAYLOR SWIFT Arrived in JAPAN! Fans Go ABSOLUTELY CRAZY!!

What are Swifties Listening To? Marina and the Diamonds – How To Be a Heartbreaker

God Bless Andrea Swift – Episode 133 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

taylor swiftThis episode goes out to Mama Swift, and all the moms out there this Mother’s Day. We discuss Andrea Swift’s involvement in Taylor’s career and how, if not for her mother’s tremendous support, Taylor’s music wouldn’t be the same. Enjoy the show!
Also, if you’re able to this Mother’s Day, please consider donating to the Ronan Thompson Foundation to help fight childhood cancer. Every little bit counts.

Highlights from Episode 133 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion:
– This mother’s day we celebrate the woman who gave us Taylor Swift.
– How did Andrea’s support and influence shape Taylor’s career?
– Taylor’s mom provided a strong model of a hard-working woman. We think that’s why Taylor never does anything halfway.
– We discuss the HUGE impact parenting has on a child’s personality and the way they treat others.
– If Andrea had raised Taylor in any other way, her music would not be the same.
– Andrea is so thankful to the fans for supporting her daughter. If you ever meet her, she’s SO nice.
– Adam shares a story that proves what an amazing mama bear Andrea is!

Other Topics:
– You only get ONE vote for the CMT Awards… so make sure you vote TSwift!
– Also, vote for Taylor Swift at the Canadian Much Music Awards.
– We cover the 12 Things You Never Knew About Taylor Swift, straight from the Keds event!
– You know you are a Swifty when you feel obligated to write everything you want to tell Taylor each time you post something on Instagram, because what if she likes/comment and you don’t have another chance?
– What are Swifties listening to? “She Looks So Perfect” by 5 Seconds of Summer.
The Fearless Box Set Giveaway is still open! Listen to the entire episode for a code word to get more entries ;)

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5 Seconds Of Summer – She Looks So Perfect (Lyric Video)

“Last Kiss” Song Analysis — Episode 131 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

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Highlights from Episode 131 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – “Last Kiss” Song Analysis:
– Our panel looks into “Last Kiss” and reveals some dirty little secrets…
– Taylor didn’t include a 27 second intro for just any reason ;)
– Steve talks about the importance of a manly handshake.
– That awkward/awesome moment when Taylor Swift sang “Last Kiss” to Joe Jonas at a Speak Now show.
– We discuss the similarities between “Last Kiss” and “All Too Well.”
– It’s amazing how Taylor can fit a world of emotions into a single lyric.

Other Topics:
– The 2014 Billboard Music Awards air on May 18 on ABC at 8pm. Taylor is nominated for Top Social Artist and Top Country Artist.
– You know you’re a Swifty when it’s uncomfortable when people use the Satisfaction font when it’s not about Taylor.
– Swifties are listening to Sam Smith!

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Taylor Swift – Last Kiss (Live)

Last Kiss – Taylor Swift @ San Jose, CA 9/1/2011

Memorable Moment: Taylor Swift on Joe Jonas

Much Better – Jonas Brothers

Sam Smith – Nirvana (Acoustic)

Sam Smith – Stay With Me (Official Video)

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