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Shake It Off & Party Like It’s 1989 – Episode 147 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

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Taylor’s using album five to take us back to 1989! On August 18th, Taylor held a Yahoo LiveStream event to announce a new single, “Shake It Off,” her new album “1989” (available 10/27!), and a new music video!! Taylor’s live stream was a massive unload of a bunch of new, exciting information, and your hosts are SO excited to unpack it all! We give our initial thoughts about the theme of 1989, how we love that “Shake It Off” is a complete dance party, and we marvel at the music video. Feel free to share your thoughts about the direction Taylor’s taking her new music. Enjoy the show!


Highlights from Episode 147 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – New Single “Shake It Off” And New Album 1989
– We should have know the polaroid pictures were a clue!
– Taylor was inspired by the late 1980s for her new album, a time period only Steve remembers.
– Want to meet Taylor Swift? Enter Swiftstakes (like sweepstakes, only “annoying”) for a chance to win concert tickets and meet and greets! Details to follow on taylorswift.com.
– Debate: “fake” vs. “bake.” What’s the verdict?
– The hosts conclude that “Shake It Off” is hella good.
– Swift fact: Taylor believes you can tell a lot about a person by how willing they are to dance. She even asked fans to dance with her in the “Shake It Off” music video!
– I don’t know about you, but the “Shake It Off” music video gave us SO many costume ideas for the 1989 Tour!!




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Videos Referenced in Episode 147 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift PodcastTaylor Swift – Shake It Off

“Fearless” Song Analysis — Episode 132 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

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Highlights from Episode 132 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – “Fearless” Song Analysis:
– We celebrate the anniversary of the Fearless tour, and I don’t know how Taylor Talk gets better than this.
– Fearless has became an anthem for Swifties. Sami says it’s way more than just about a first date.
– Taylor tends to write a song on every album that’s a fantasy about her perfect love.
– We discuss her performances of “Fearless” on the Fearless Tour, Speak Now Tour, and the RED Tour.

Other Topics:
– Want to win a Fearless Collector’s Edition box set? Listen to the full episode for the code word to get a bonus five entries!! Enter at taylortalk.org/fearless.
– For a limited time, each Taylor Talk tshirt purchase comes with a free beach ball! Just in time for summer.
– Taylor is nominated for Billboard’s Top Social Media artist. Maybe that’s why she’s been using Instagram so much!
– You know you’re a Swifty when you think Adam’s jokes are funny.
– What are Swifties Listening to? “A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay

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Videos Referenced in Episode 132 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift “Fearless” Music Video

“Fearless” Tour Performance 2010

“Fearless” Speak Now Tour Performance

“Fearless” RED Tour B-Stage Performance

Swifties are listening to “A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay

How Does Taylor Swift Affect Other Artists? – Episode 129 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

taylor-swift-and-hunter-hayes-in-nashville-tourThere’s no doubt that Taylor Swift is incredibly popular, but how does she use her popularity to promote other artists? In Episode 129 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast, Adam, Diane, Sami, and Steve discuss Taylor’s effect on the success of her opening acts. Enjoy the show!

Highlights from Episode 129 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion – Taylor Swift’s Influence on her Opening Tour Acts:
– Some of Taylor’s openers have made it HUGE, like Hunter Hayes and Florida Georgia Line
– Taylor Swift opens the door for her openers, they just need to walk through it.
– Did you know we interviewed Charlie Worsham, an opener for the Speak Now Tour, on Episode Four?
– Social media is the biggest game changer in the music industry.
– What’s the secret to success to Taylor’s tour openers? #Sweeran

Other Topics:
– Nobody makes fun of Taylor Swift like Taylor Swift on SNL.
– Taylor was nominated for two Billboard Awards: Top Country Artist and Top Social Artist!
– You know you’re a Swifty when your friends refer to taylor as “your girl” when they talk to you.

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Videos Referenced in Episode 129 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Videos Referenced in Episode 129 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

James Franco, Zooey Deschanel and Taylor Swift Join Seth Rogen’s ‘SNL’ Monologue

Entertainer of the Year Goes To… – Episode 128 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

BklrcZ1CEAEVyk4Entertainer of the Year went to George Strait, as predicted. Rightfully so? Or did our girl Taylor get ripped off? Listen up to Episode 128 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Talk Podcast as we discuss the 49th annual ACM Awards. Maya and Steve watched them on TV, but Adam and Diane attended the awards in person, so they offer a unique perspective that only comes with viewing a show live. Feel free to let us know what you thought of the awards. Enjoy the episode!

Highlights from Episode 128 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
– Congratulations to Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, and Taylor Swift for winning ACM Video of the Year for “Highway Don’t Care”. Listen to our interview with Music Video Director Shane Drake on Episode 62.
– That awkward moment when Adam says he doesn’t like Miranda Lambert and then… well listen to the show & find out what happened ;)
– Was George Strait winning Entertainer of the Year truly fair and unbiased?
– Fun fact: if Taylor Swift wins Entertainer of the Year again, she will be the only female to win it three times. As for the men? Garth Brooks has won it a whopping six times! Conspiracy?

Other Topics
– Taylor is a giver at heart. She visited the Hasbro Children’s hospital with her dad last week.
– If Swifties Ruled The World … there would be nothing but cats on the internet. Wait a second… It has already begun!
– What are Swifties listening to? “Sing” by Ed Sheeran

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Videos Referenced in Episode 128 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift – Presenting Vocal Duo @ ACM Awards 2014

Ed Sheeran – Sing (Coming Monday…)

“You Belong With Me” Song Analysis — Episode 126 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor_Swift_-_You_Belong_with_MeCan’t you see Taylor Talk are the ones who understand you? We are big Swifties like you, and this week, we’re analyzing the Taylor Swift classic “You Belong With Me.” Listen up in Episode 126 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast as your hosts discuss the lyrics, tour performances, and more of “You Belong With Me.” Enjoy!

Highlights from Episode 126 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: “You Belong With Me” Song Analysis:
– Fun fact: One of Taylor’s bandmates inspired the first line of the song
– Is this song autobiographical or fiction? Debate! It could be about Drew from “Teardrops on my Guitar”
– Diane’s “You Belong With Me” Youtube parody is the reason Adam is friends with her.
– Fearless, Speak Now or RED — what’s your favorite performance of “You Belong With Me” ever?

Other Topics:
– The Fowler Project Space is holding a special Taylor Swift art exhibit in New York
– Voting for ACM EnterTAYner of the Year begins March 24th. Get voting!
– If Swifties Ruled the World, everyone would have a musical or baking ability. Sounds delicious!
– What are Swifties listening to? “Saturday” by Ed Sheeran

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Videos Referenced in Episode 126 of Taylor Talk: the Taylor Swift Podcast

Diane’s “You Belong With Me” Parody

“You Belong With Me” Official Music Video – Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Live- Fearless Tour 2010 Cincinnati concert 3/28/10 “You Belong With Me”

Taylor Swift – You Belong With Me – Speak Now World Tour

Taylor Swift – “You Belong With Me” at Staples Center – Red Tour

Taylor Swift – “You Belong With Me” Acoustic- 7.12.13 HD Brisbane Red Tour

MTV VMA’s “WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW” (Taylor Swift)

Tayor Switft Visits Shelby Huff at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NYC

“The Giver” – Trailer

Weird Al – TMZ (Parody of “You Belong With Me” by Taylor Swift) Lyrics

Selena Gomez – Cover of “You Belong With Me”

Swifties Are Listening to “Saturday” by Ed Sheeran

“Cold As You” — Episode 125 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

tumblr_mlb2hxJd8T1qm7iszo2_500Here at Taylor Talk, everyone is a mess of a dreamer. In Episode 125, your hosts Adam, Sami, and Steve discuss “Cold As You” off Taylor Swift’s self-titled album. “Cold As You” may be one of Taylor’s lesser known songs, but that doesn’t make it any less powerful. Taylor herself even calls it one of her best written songs! We hope you enjoy the show. Happy listening!

Highlights from Episode 125 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast
Main Discussion: “Cold As You” Song Analysis:
– The hosts (and Taylor Swift) love the BURN fact in “Cold As You”
– Taylor considers this song one of her best written songs… what do you think?
– We draw a correlation about the “walls” in “Everything Has Changed” and “Cold As You”
– Adam learns where “mess of a dreamer” comes from! Aww baby steps….
– How would you film a music video for this song?

Other Topics:
– Raise your hand if you watched Taylor’s freakin HILARIOUS “For Your ACM Consideration” video!
– I don’t know about you, but I want to try Taylor’s Mustard Roasted Fish and Mixed Berry Pavlova that she made with Ina Garten of Barefoot Contessa.
– Share your RED Tour memories by participating in @TSwiftOnTour’s RED Tour Tag.
– You know you’re a Swifty when your friend is timing your mile run and she yells that Taylor is in front of you to make you run faster.
– What are Swifties Listening To? “Out on the Town” by Fun

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Videos Referenced in Episode 125 of Taylor Talk: The Taylor Swift Podcast

Taylor Swift – For Your ACM Consideration

Taylor Swift wins International Artist of the Year – CMC 2014

RED Tour Tag

Taylor Swift – “Cold As You” – First Time Live – RED Tour – St. Louis, MO

Swifties are Listening To “Out On The Town” by Fun

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