“This time around I’ve chosen the brave and bold way of going about things. Because with this album I’ve completely changed the sound of everything I’ve done until now. So it’s interesting to not be afraid of that. You know, I don’t want to hurt people’s feelings, I don’t want to betray Nashville, whatever, but essentially it comes down to challenging yourself as an artist.”
If you think about human nature, our favorite pair of shoes are the ones we bought yesterday, our favorite thing is the newest thing that we have, and if you think about the thing we’ve seen the most and for the longest period of time, is our reflection in the mirror, so obviously, that’s going to be our least favorite thing.
My personal definition of ‘beautiful’ is exhibiting an identity. I am so intrigued and drawn to people who know exactly who they are, who know what they want, who live life on their own terms. And that can be anything - it’s not defined by ‘wear less makeup’ or ‘try a nice red lip’ or ‘walk with your shoulders back’. It’s about embracing your identity.
"Taylor Swift songs are meant to be sung aloud in the shower, danced around to in the middle of the street and cried to when you’re home alone with nothing but chocolate ice cream. But above all else, they’re supposed to speak to you.”