Taylor Swift continues to prove she is a force in the music industry. The forever the artist recently made history after being the only artist in Billboard history to release the same song and album at the albums. But what makes Swift so successful? In Swift’s mind, a big part of her success is due to the fact that she writes her own music.
Swift has always been honest about not being where she is today if she didn’t make the decision to write all her songs. From her first album, Taylor Swift, the 31-year-old has written or co-written all of the songs on her album. When people in the media began to question her influence in writing her songs, she closed critics by releasing her third album, Speak now, which she wrote independently.
Taylor Swift has written or co-written all of her songs
Although Swift has not released another album without co-writers since Speak now, singer “marjorie” has since written several solo songs. Trace the title from her seventh album, Sweetheart, actually earned a Grammy nomination for Song of the Year and was written entirely by Swift. Swift recently wrote “my tears ricochet” from her album, folklore, independently as well as “delight” from her latest album, forever by herself.
Swift and Antonoff wrote the bridge for a fast-paced ‘Getaway Car’
After seven years of working together, Swift and Antonoff have a fairly smooth flow to their songwriting process. Fans got an insight into their creative process in Netflix’s Swift documentary: Miss Americana. One scene, in particular, that fans noticed as the duo wrote the song Car Getaway together. One of the most popular songs on Swift’s sixth album, Cliu, fans were delighted that Swift and Antonoff wrote the bridge to that song in just 28 seconds. Clearly, the songwriters have a special connection. We’re sure fans are looking forward to seeing what other songs they collaborate on in the future.