Taylor Swift Responds to Sophie Turner's Praise Amid Fan Theories That 'Mr. Perfectly Fine' Is About Joe Jonas
The singer released her second 'from the vault' song on Wednesday.One of six new-to-fans songs, which were written at the same time as Swift's other tracks on her 2008 album, "Mr. Perfectly Fine" certainly fits in that era, as it's about a guy who lied about his intentions and moved on with someone new.
Taylor Swift has broken a chart record set by The Beatles after her re-released version of 'Fearless' took the number one spot in the Official Albums Chart. © Bang Showbiz Taylor Swift (c) Official Charts
The 31-year-old singer scored her third chart-topping album in just 259 days for 'Fearless (Taylor’s Version) ', after the success of 'Folklore' (July 31) and 'Evermore' (December 18), meaning she now holds the record for the fastest accumulation of three Number 1 albums in the UK chart.
Before Taylor took the record, The Beatles - made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - held it for 54 years after they secured three number one albums in 364 days between 1965-1966, with their LPs, 'Help!', 'Rubber Soul', and 'Revolver'.
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I've been Miss Misery since your goodbye!
Taylor Swift released her first re-recorded studio album 'Fearless (Taylor's Version) on April 9, 2021, following the sale of her master recordings to American businessman Scooter Braun. The album - which was originally released in 2008 - features 27 songs, including six never-before-released tracks and several revamped classic hits. Here's everything you need to know about the album's biggest songs...
Love Story (Taylor's Version)
The country pop song was the first re-recording released from the new album. It was orignially released to widespread acclaim and is still one of Swift's best-selling singles to date. The re-recording was also met with critical acclaim and topped the US Hot Country Songs chart, giving Swift her eighth number-one single on the chart.
You All Over Me
Swift collaborated with Maren Morris for the album's second single "from the vault" that did not make the original 2008 album. She said of teaming up with 30-year-old singer: "One thing I’ve been loving about these From The Vault songs is that they’ve never been heard, so I can experiment, play, and even include some of my favorite artists." It peaked the Billboard Country Digital Songs and Country Streaming Songs, reached number 6 on the combined Hot Country Songs, and number 51 on the Hot 100.
Mr. Perfectly Fine
Swift released another vault track for the album's third single that is reportedly about her relationship with Joe Jonas. The couple dated from July to October 2008 when he famously broke up with her over the phone. Music critics were pleasantly surprised with the track as they praised Swift's lyricism and nostalgic breakup theme.
Breathe (Taylor's Version)
Keith Urban is not the only country singer Swift collaborated with as she also reached out to Colbie Caillat to re-record her vocals from the original 2008 song. The duo wrote the song in the late 00s and was met with a Grammy nomination. It peaked at number eighty-seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and was also certified gold.
Fearless (Taylor's Version)
The country pop song was Swift's final single of the original album in 2008. She wrote it about the fearlessness of falling in love and eventually titled her second studio album after the song. It peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum.
Today Was A Fairytale (Taylor's Version)
Swift recorded the initial version for her film debut 'Valentine's Day' in 2010. Critics dubbed it the best song on the soundtrack and became Swift's first number-one song in Canada. The song also debuted and peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100.
Forever & Always (Taylor's Version)
Swift re-recorded two version of the 2008 pop rock song for her latest album. As well as replacing the vocals, she also released a piano version titled 'Forever & Always (Piano Version) (Taylor's Version)'. The original track was a last-minute addition to the 2008 album and peaked within the top 40 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
You Belong With Me (Taylor's Version)
The country pop song was Swift's third single from the 2008 album. It won Favorite Song at the 2010 Kids' Choice Awards, and received nominations at the 2010 Grammy Awards for Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. The song is one of the best-selling singles worldwide, with worldwide sales of more than 7 million units.
Elsewhere, Justin Bieber sat at number two with his album 'Justice', followed by Dua Lipa's LP 'Future Nostalgia', Ariana Grande's 'Positions' and Harry Styles' 'Fine Line'.
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Taylor had previously revealed her plans to release new versions of her early records after Scooter Braun's Ithaca Holdings bought the rights to her back catalogue.
Speaking about her decision to re-record her tracks, she said: "It’s going to be fun, because it’ll feel like regaining a freedom and taking back what’s mine. When I created [these songs], I didn’t know what they would grow up to be. Going back in and knowing that it meant something to people is actually a really beautiful way to celebrate what the fans have done for my music."
Announcing 'Fearless (Taylor's Version)' on social media, she wrote: "I'm thrilled to tell you that my new version of 'Fearless (Taylor's Version)' is done and will be with you soon. It has 26 songs including 6 never before released songs from the vault. 'Love Story (Taylor's Version)' will be out tonight."
Taylor Swift presses on in the studio working on next re-recorded album .
Taylor Swift is back in the studio preparing her next re-recorded album following the release of 'Fearless (Taylor's Version)'.The pop megastar released the first of six re-recorded albums, 'Fearless (Taylor’s Version)', earlier this month.