It’s hard to tell since I’ve been obsessed with songwriting artists my whole life, but Taylor Swift is probably the artist most responsible for making me obsessed with pop music. I’ve been listening to her music since her very first album when I was in elementary school. The melodies, the almost mathematical pop structures, and the extreme gut-punch cathartic catchiness of her writing blew my mind as a kid and still inspires me every single day.
Conan Gray lists Taylor as one of his biggest musical influences - MTV
(October 17th 2019)