you can recognize this is taylor right

Scott Borchetta interview with Alan Cross for Canadian Music Week (April 2017)


AC: [talking about recognizing a special character] If you come into contact with a true superstar and there is a charisma that comes off of them effortlessly, the kind of person when they walk into the room and your back is to the door - you know they’re in the room…
SB: Yeah, I always say that colors in the room change, like if Steven Tyler walked in right now you’d be going […starts turning around…], Steven is here, okay, I got it… because it’s just that thing. And I’m sure any of you can remember a moment, whether you got to meet Mick Jagger or Taylor, and you just went: “WOW! There’s a lot more juice in this person than everybody else”.

AC: So you were gonna build “Big Machine” the way you thought a record label needed to be built, from ground up. And you had no office, no money, no staff, you had nothing except your eye on this 14-year-old girl. You were scouting this 14-year-old talent?
SB: Yeah, so the irony is I get a package, this is an October 2004 and my deal with Universal goes through September 2005, so I get Taylor’s package in October and I meet her November 2nd 2004, I was blown away… and I go to see her two nights later at the Bluebird Cafe, go to meet the family and I’m just completely knocked out by her being, how smart she was at 15-years-old, how incredible the songs were. And then I go back for a second meeting and say: “If you wanna be signed at Universal I will introduce you to the executives and try to help you get signed, but you need to know something - I’m leaving in a year, I’m gonna start my own label, don’t know what it’s called but I can make you one promise tonight - when I start it, you have a deal with me”. And they looked at me and  just kinda went […motions a blank stare…]. They go: “Wow, we finally found someone who gets her and he’s crazy”. So couple weeks later, Taylor had just turned 15, and she called me herself and said: “Hey, just wanna let you know I’ve made up my mind and I’m waiting for you”. And it wasn’t from a manager, wasn’t from a parent, and I said: “Well, you’ve made my day”.
AC: Why do you think she made that decision?
SB: I think because she have had a deal at RCA priors, she had a development deal and they did not believe in her songs and they were trying to get her to work with other songwriters, different producers and they didn’t feel that they understood her and I was immediately fascinated with her songs. And I didn’t realize it back then but, when she came into the office, she literally came into Universal and she played me a song, a second song, and for those of you who know Taylor’s music, the second song was “Picture To Burn” and I said that’s a hit song. And I think from that moment she thinks: “Okay, I think this guy gets me and understands my songs”. I’ve never once brought up to her idea of doing an outside song. So she know that I believe… at her being she’s a songwriter, yes - incredible at everything else, but in her being, the most important thing and 50 years from now when you look back at this moment they’ll go - oh, the Michelangelo of the moment was Taylor Swift.

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Holsom soulmate AU where your soulmate’s first words to you are written on your skin. Several people requested this one, so hope y’all like it!

For a while, Ransom is pretty convinced Taylor Swift is his soulmate.

His soulmark happens to be the first line from the first song off her first mainstream album, written in a loopy script. He doesn’t know this until he hears Fearless playing on the radio, at which point he almost crashes his car in shock. He’s heard of Taylor Swift, sure, but he’s never heard her – he’s twenty-one, and he thinks he’s found his soulmate.

Of course, as several people worldwide reveal their Taylor Swift lyric soulmarks over the coming years, Ransom realizes there’s a good chance it’s not her.

But she’s the first person he hears sing those words, and even if she’s not his soulmate (he intends to meet her at some point just to check) Fearless becomes his favorite song. The twang of the guitar, the distinctly country feel – he’s never been one for country, but he lets it slide this one time. After all, it’s basically his song.


Medical school is hard.

Really hard. And Ransom’s a delicate coral reef at the best of times, so he’s learned to manage his study time carefully. He gauges his mood and decides if he needs pure silence, moderate noise or overwhelming heavy metal to study in. His habits come down on the side of pure silence more often than not, but he has on occasion gone down to the music rooms just to sit outside the door and zone into his studying with a dreadful screeching and the crash of drums in his ears.

Today, though, Ransom decides that he’s itching for something else. Brown is an elite school and there are plenty of coffee shops littered around trying to capitalize on the highly stressed student population, but he’s not in the mood for seeing several other frazzled people with papers strewn across tables. Instead he opts for something slightly further out from college, about ten minutes away by bus, and hops off at Bits and Pieces at 2pm sharp. He’s never been to the cutesy café-bakery before, but he’s heard only good things about it from April, March’s girlfriend, so he decides to give it a try. He approaches the pale blue storefront and pushes open the door to the tinkle of bells.

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[Martha opens the door and is shocked to see a face all too familiar but one she’s not expecting to see]


“Hey! Geez, thank God you opened the door. I’m so fucking nervous.”

“What are you doing here?”

“I’m here to see Taylor.”

“Does she know you’re coming?”


“Then why are you here? Are you out of your mind?”

“Hunt, you’re the one who said I should try harder.”

“So this is my idea?”

“No…yes. Sort of.”

“You’re fucking not telling Taylor this is my idea.”

“You’re such a wuss.”

“She’s gonna kill me.”

“So are you gonna let me in or not?”

“Karlie this is not my house. I’ll ask Taylor first if she wants to see you.”

“You’re kidding, right?”

“You know I’m not. I’m gonna be quick. Just stay here.”

[Martha closes the door leaving Karlie outside]

“Unbelievable.” [Karlie says under her breath]

[Martha goes to the kitchen and finds Taylor checking the oven temperature]

“Um, Tay.”

“5 more minutes and dinner is done!”

[Taylor looks up and is surprised to see Martha alone without Todrick]

“Where’s Todrick?”

“Um, well, he’s not yet here.”

[Taylor gives her a confused look]

“But the door bell rang.”

“Yes, it did actually. But it wasn’t Todrick… Tay, someone else is here to see you.”

“Really who? I’m not expecting any other visitors.”

“Exactly. So I want you to stay cool, okay?”

“Martha, you’re freaking me out. Just tell me who it is.”

“Hi, Tay. It’s me.”

[Taylor immediately recognizes that voice. She looks at Karlie and feels a sudden rush of blood to her head. She can’t believe Karlie is actually standing in her kitchen right at this very moment]

“Damn it, Kloss! I told you to wait outside… So, Tay, as I was saying. Someone is here to see you and it’s Karlie.”

“Yeah, I can see that.” [Taylor says as nonchalantly as possible as she can]

“Taylor, I’m sorry if I came unannounced. I just really want to talk to you…to see you.. I’m kinda desperate here…Please?”

[Taylor looks away from Karlie and gives out a deep sigh. The way she said desperate breaks her heart a little. She turns her back on Karlie and Martha pretending to look for something inside the kitchen drawer. Martha and Karlie look at each other, confused.]

“Have you had dinner yet?”

“Actually, not yet.” [Karlie answers nervously. This is driving her crazy. She’s so happy to see Taylor after months of not seeing her and yet she’s also afraid of this moment]

“You can stay for dinner.”

[Martha and Karlie look at each other clearly surprised of this gesture from Taylor]

“Thank you. I really appreciate it.”

“Martha, can you try to get hold of Todrick please?”

[Taylor goes on to check the oven again]

“Oh, so Todrick’s coming?”

[Todrick always lightens up everyone’s mood so Karlie is relieved to know he’s joining them for dinner. She hopes his presence will somehow ease the tension between her and Taylor]

“Yes he’s coming and he’s super late! Let me try and call him.”

[Martha opens her Contacts on her iPhone and looks for Todrick’s number.]

“So um, what’s on the menu?”

“We’re having salmon. Tay is cooking this amazing honey-mustard salmon on rice.”

“Oh wow, that’s my favorite.”

“What a lovely coincidence!”

[Martha is obviously teasing her friends. Taylor looks at her as if to say “really?” Martha simply smiles back at her sheepishly, phone on her ear.]

“Must be my lucky day.”

“Don’t push your luck.” [Taylor says coldly. Awkward silence]

“He’s not answering.” [Martha quick to break the silence]

[The door bell rings. Martha offers to get the door]

“I hope that’s Todrick and not another surprised ex lover.”

“Martha!” [Taylor exclaims, giving her the stare]

“Sorry, love you both.”

[Martha blows the exes kisses before leaving the kitchen].

Which celebrity other than Taylor Swift:
  • Stays up late on tumblr for Taylurking and joking around with fans.(Taylurking=stalking)
  • Knows your name and can recognize you from any crowd and then hangs out with you.
  • Send you gifts and presents (chosen and wrapped by herself) during x’mas and valentines’ day and even visits you in your home
  • Rolls eyes at the bodyguard who says,”you can’t meet your fans right now”.
  • Takes a break from tumblr just for shooting music videos…
  • Considers fans as BFFs
  • Does many amazing things for fans but get called “greedy b**ch” just because she pulled off her music from Spotify. (Her music is available on Google Play Music and Apple Music)
  • Get called “an attention seeker” because the tabloids and magazines talks about her Charity Work.( Haters think that it is Taylor who informs the media when she does something good. Sorry haters, its actually the swifties who work in buzzfeed/Mtv etc., and the managers of Charitable Trusts who inform the media)
  • Gets called a “slut” or “serial dater” for dating just 6 guys in 10 years
  • Gets hated for liking a random post by a fan on tumblr.
  • Has haters who stalks her everyday and thinks that they know EVERYTHING about her and that whatever she does is to be hated.
  • Gets called “White Feminist” for writing a song about the feelings she had when she found out that a person who acted as a loyal friend cheated her in a way she never expected.
  • Gets hated for whatever her label does (like pulling off her music from YT, IG and vine).
  • Still don’t care about these haters and slays every sold out tour with her loyal fans….

We all must learn from her to shake haters off and get going with your business and your life


Okay so we arrived to the club at like 9:45 pm aprox. while they were setting our table i went to the restrooms with my friends and suddenly we heard people screaming and running out of the bathroom and we were like oh shit they are here, so we ran outside and it wasn’t Tayvin but BABY BURNS THE NEW LOVE OF MY LIFE!!! people were excited about him and that made me so so happy because i’ve seen him open for Calvin a few times before and no one really paid attention but now everyone was cheering for him :))))) !!!!! anyway….

We went back and our table was ready and i almost throw up because i was SO FREAKING CLOSE TO THE DJ BOOTH!! The VIP area was still empty, none of Burns or Calvin’s friends, just my table and another one right next to mine which was weird because of the hour so i started to wonder if the reason was because Taylor was coming and they reserved all the tables right next to the dj booth so she could be there with her friends or if no one from the squad was actually coming but i decided to let it go and don’t even think about that anymore because i didn’t want to be disappointed so i decided to go to the main floor to record Burns with a better view and suddenly there he was, Emil was right behind Burns talking to Christina and some other dude and that’s when i started to lose it, a few minutes later out of nowhere uncle Charlie appeared with his new fiance :) and in less than 15 minutes ALL THE FRONT TABLES WERE FULL OF HIS FRIENDS, LIKE GUYS AT ONE POINT THE LEGEND, UNCLE CHARLIE, WAS SITTING BACK TO BACK WITH MY BOYFRIEND AND I WAS LOSING IT!!! 

I watched the clock and it was like 11:40 and i knew where Calvin was coming out because i’ve seen him play at Omnia a couple of times, so i decided to stand by that door so i could get a clear view of him and Taylor (if she was coming) i dragged my bf there because i didn’t want to miss my midnight kiss (which i totally did because i was busy recording Calvin fml what have this fandom done to me i swear..) anyway… a few minutes after at like 11:45 Calvin came out with Ian and some other guy and my heart dropped to the floor because Taylor wasn’t there but little did i know that a couple of minutes after Taylor fucking Swift was gonna walk right in front of me!! i swear my heart stopped beating for a minute when i saw her coming out of the door in that lacey jumpsuit, everyone around me started freaked out when they saw her and the girl next to me who went by herself kept screaming “wtf this is gonna be a wild night” and i felt a big connection with her at moment so i invited her to our table LMAO and also because SHE WAS THE ONE WHO SCREAMED THAT SHE WAS HUGGING HIM FROM BEHIND AND THANKS TO THAT MY BRAIN AND HEART STARTED FUNCTIONING AGAIN AND I SAW THAT BEAUTIFUL LITTLE DANCE!! SHE WALKED TO THE TABLE AND HUG HIM FROM BEHIND AND THEY DID A LITTLE SWAY FROM SIDE TO SIDE BEFORE HE TURNED AROUND TO TALK TO HER ( i guess this is when this picture was taken  but i’m not really sure tho… )

They were together just a few minutes guys, like they came out approximately 10 minutes before midnight and Calvin had to be up at the dj booth ready to play as soon as the countdown was over and Taylor and everybody else except Ian left a song before he ended his set so i hope you understand why there was no midnight kiss and why there are just a few pictures of them together. ( here is the video of the countdown and Calvin starting his set )

So while Calvin was doing his set, Taylor was dancing and talking to all of his friends :))) i’m pretty sure Theo was the one who spent most of the night with her ( btw i didn’t know much about him but after that night i LOVE him, he looks like a blast and i love his style and it looks like him and Tay really get along because they were talking and dancing a lot!! ) also Christina is goals AF, not only she’s sooo pretty in person but she was a fan of T and now she’s hanging out with her WEARING FREAKING FACE MASKS AND TAKING CUTE PICTURES TOGETHER AND THEY LOOKED LIKE BEST FRIENDS DANCING AND TALKING AND HUGGING AND I LOVE THIS NEW FRIENDSHIP SO MUCH!! 

Taylor, Emil, Burns and Theo at some point were dancing together and they were kinda imitating and making fun of Calvin and his dance moves LMAO and that was perfect because getting along with your significant other friends is so important and Taylor gets along with them great!!

She went to talk to Nicole ( U Charlie’s fiance ) who was sitting with some friends on the table right next to hers and stayed there for a few minutes ( )

Calvin´s set was amazing like always and the whole club was singing along and partying like crazy and baby couldn’t stop smiling all night long, he looked genuinely happy and excited. He kept turning around to see Taylor and smile at her and every single time i wanted to cry because they were so cute!! and she would occasionally point at him. She was singing along to his songs and dancing like Taylor dances, you know with all the mom crooning and arms and hands everywhere LMAO it was so cute and i still can’t believe i got to witness her in full action a few steps away from me!!! If i like front lifted my arm i could touch her shoulder but i didn’t #1 because i honestly didn’t want to bother her #2 because if i tried her bodyguards would have amputated my arm and #3 because i swore my bf i was gonna behave like a grown up and wasn’t gonna fangirl all night long or make anything embarrassing lol.

For anyone wondering about Austin and Alana, as much as i want them to date i don’t think they are? i mean i wasn’t paying much attention to them but they didn’t look like a couple to me, they spent most of the time talking to other people and Austin was talking to some girls which is not a big deal because he obvs can talk to whoever he wants but i mean don’t mark my words on this because maybe they are dating and their rs is not the type to be glued to each other idk but if she’s not dating him SOMEONE GIVE ME HIS NUMBER BECAUSE WHAT THE FUCK?! HE IS SO HOT IN PERSON AND TALL AND WITH A GREAT BODY, THE PANTS HE WAS WEARING MADE HIS ASS LOOK GREAT LMAO 

These is everyone i saw that night: Taylor, Calvin, Emil, Christina, Burns, Theo, Charlie, Nicole, Derek, Connor ( he did talk to T for a while but he had to be taking pictures of C so it wasn’t enough i needed and wanted more bc they need to be close friends) Este and Alana Haim, Austin, Ruby Rose and more people who i either didn’t recognize or don’t remember right now.

So i can officially say i spent NYE with the Squad :))) !!!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Obviously this is what i personally saw and i hope you understand that i was there celebrating NYE with my boyfriend and friends so i didn’t spend my whole night stalking Taylor so i may have missed some things, in that case if anyone of you have any cute story feel free to add it. Having said that, please stop sending asks telling me i should have done more for the fandom and the pictures and videos i posted are not enough and calling me selfish :) thanks.

The issue here isn’t Nicki or Taylor’s personal beliefs. They are both right. Black women are not recognized in music as much as they should be. Regardless of your personal opinion on the quality of the song and video “Anaconda,” it DID impact our culture. It’s a pervasive song.

Where Nicki went wrong, as Taylor pointed out, was shading other women. You can express your frustration with social injustice without throwing shade at other artists. How else are we supposed to take it when Nicki is favoriting tweets bad mouthing Taylor and she calls out “other” girls in a category where Beyoncé and Taylor are the only “other” girls?

Nicki was right to speak up, but the way she chose to speak up was hurtful and hypocritical. We can have these important conversations about race without excluding people. White people like me get frustrated when we try to understand and be an ally and instead of someone saying “look this is how it is” we get dragged and made to feel like shit just because our lens of life is different. I want to understand better and be able to participate in conversations about race intelligently. We have to work together to fix these issues.

Hi Taylor!

I’m not entirely sure what the likelihood of this showing up on your dash is, but nevertheless it is worth a shot.

Basically, I know that you follow a ton of Swifties on here, myself included (which by the way thanks again like what even I still can’t process) but I do think there’s a ton of great people you’re still missing out on having bless your dashboard every time you come on here. These three in particular are all pretty grand and I know they’d most likely cry for several years if you followed them. So! Without further adieu…..

First up we have Eden aka lyricalmistakes. For starters, this girl is just an incredibly nice person. She just really appreciates any effort people put into helping her try to get noticed and I always see her constantly thanking anyone that tags her in things or reblogs her stuff. However, I think her true superiority is most portrayed through this video of her dancing to Style. After you watch it, you’ll feel guilty if you don’t follow her.

Next up we have Amanda aka meowae. Amanda is 23 years old and isn’t too cool to talk to a lame 17 year old like myself which I really appreciate. She’s super kind and whenever you see a picture of her, she just looks like that kind of happy positive person you’d want to talk to even if you don’t know her at all. You don’t have to take my word for it though. See for yourself with this great selfie and get to know her a little more as well by clicking here

Finally, we have Carson aka whomightactually. Carson is someone that I’ve known for like…a day..maybe. Probably less than that. However, I can recognize genuinely good people when I see them and she is one of those people. I think the real selling point here is the fact that she has a cat who not only is super adorable but is also named…that’s right…you guessed it..Taylor. If you’d like to see this amazing cat and the even more amazing Carson, click here to be redirected to her post.

taylorswift if you do read this and follow all three of these lovely people I’d be super happy and I’m sure they would be as well. Thanks for reading!

anonymous asked:

I'm like so confused right now! Can you please catch me up on what is going on with Taylor Swift?

Some guy two years ago sexually assaulted Taylor by pulling up her skirt and grabbing her butt at a Pepsi event/ Meet & Greet thing, There were witnesses who saw it and Taylor reported it and the guys Radio Station decided to fire him for the act of sexual harassment and NOW two years later HE is suing HER for being fired from his job and let’s all take a second to recognize the fact that Taylor did not publicly speak about this and no one knew about it but this pig is suing her for his disgusting acts against her how fucked up it that and it gets even worse because people think it’s okay to make jokes about it??? How is it ever okay to make jokes about someone being sexually harassed, all people seem to see is “Taylor Swift” and the word “Lawsuit” next to it. Society already makes it hard for any woman to speak up for themselves against their offenders but this entire situation just disgusts me. He should have never touched Taylor inappropriately and then he wouldn’t have been fired from his job. Why did this asshole even wait two years to file his lawsuit if Taylor “lied” like he’s claiming. Makes him more of a pig in my eyes. It was wrong and Taylor shouldn’t have to put up with all this jokes because of it.

nothing lasts forever - chapter 3

Summary: after 8 years of marriage, Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris are in the middle of a divorce being closely watched by the media. Between protecting their kids from the attention and moving on with the divorce, life (and truths) can be tougher than expected for these two superstars.

Chapter 1 | Chapter 2

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