Category: performances

‘The drama and the trauma of the relatio…

‘The drama and the trauma of the relationship you have when you’re 16 can mirror the one you have when you’re 26. Life repeats itself.’

‘I’m nice to everybody, but if you’re ho…

‘I’m nice to everybody, but if you’re horrible to me I’m going to write a song about you and you won’t like it.’

“But if I was told all this, I still wou…

“But if I was told all this, I still would have wanted this life; the idea that I get to write songs as a job is so good that it outweighs anything trivial or ridiculous or irritating.”

I don’t know if I could do this with the same…


I don’t know if I could do this with the same energy, and in the same way – all the costume changes and glitter and hair and makeup – all the time. When I’m in my 50s, I kind of think I’ll want to be in a garden.

“My mom went to a psychic when I was 12 years …

“My mom went to a psychic when I was 12 years old and was told the whole world will know your daughter’s name. But my mom thought that meant I was going to be kidnapped.”

I think some people think [my life] is just ap…

I think some people think [my life] is just apple pie and sunshine and sprinkles and ponies, which is just funny…it’s not as simple as ponies and rainbows. Though I do love ponies and rainbows.

Fearless is having the courage to say goodbye …

Fearless is having the courage to say goodbye to someone who only hurts you, even if you can’t breath without them.

When you walk out onstage in front of 65,000 p…

When you walk out onstage in front of 65,000 people, it can bring you to tears. If you really take it in at the end of a song and you hear that many people screaming, it will make you cry.

I’ve learned that you can’t predict love or pl…

I’ve learned that you can’t predict love or plan for it. For someone like me who is obsessed with organization and planning, I love the idea that love is the one exception to that. Love is the one wild card.

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour (…

Taylor Swift’s reputation Stadium Tour (2018)