Folklore reveals a more introspective side to Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s eighth studio album is her least radio-friendly work and her least autobiographical. But it is arguably her most intimate, too.

Taylor Swift learned to write songs from the movies. “I’d never been in a relationship when I wrote my first couple of albums, so these were all projections,” she explained in a 2015 interview with Elle magazine. “They were based on movies and books and songs and literature that tell us that a relationship is the most magical thing that can ever happen to you.”

A classic Taylor Swift song is like a romcom in miniature: a taut, three-minute country-inflected pop song...
source: New Statesman

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