Here's every song Taylor Swift wrote herself (2023)

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Explore Blur Damian Albarn Taylor Swift Related "The Outside" -Taylor Swift(2006) "should have said no" -Taylor Swift(2006) "Our song" -Taylor Swift(2006) “Christmas must be more” –Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection(2007) "Fifteen" -Fearless(2008) "Love Story" -Fearless(2008) "Hello Stefan" -Fearless(2008) "You're not sorry" -Fearless(2008) "Forever Always" -Fearless(2008) "The best day" -Fearless(2008) "change" -Fearless(2008) "Jump, then fall" -Fearless (Platinum Edition)(2008) "The other side of the door" -Fearless (Platinum Edition)(2008) "I heart?" —Beautiful eyesEP (2008) "Beautiful eyes" -Beautiful eyesEP (2008) “Today was a fairy tale” –Original Valentine's Day Movie Soundtrack(2010) "mine" -Speak Now(2010) "Sparks fly" -Speak Now(2010) "Back to December" -Speak Now(2010) "Speak Now" -Speak Now(2010) "Dear John" -Speak Now(2010) "Mean" -Speak Now(2010) "Our history" -Speak Now(2010) "Never Grow Up" -Speak Now(2010) "Enchanted" -Speak Now(2010) "Better Than Revenge" -Speak Now(2010) "Innocent" -Speak Now(2010) "Sought" -Speak Now(2010) "Last Kiss" -Speak Now(2010) "Lang lebe" -Speak Now(2010) "Our" -Speak Now (Deluxe)(2010) „Superman“ –Speak Now (Deluxe)(2010) "Open Eyes" -The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond(2012) "State of Grace" -Rot(2012) "Rot" -Rot(2012) "Almost" -Rot(2012) "Stay stay stay" -Rot(2012) "Holy Ground" -Rot(2012) "Sad beautiful tragic" -Rot(2012) "The lucky guy" -Rot(2012) "Starlight" -Rot(2012) "Start again" -Rot(2012) "The moment I knew" -Rot(2012) "Girls at home" -Rot(2012) "This love"-1989(2014) "Better Man" — Originally recorded by Little Big Town (2016) "Lover" -Lover(2019) „Corneliastraße“ –Lover(2019) "Daylight" -Lover(2019) Christmas Tree Farm — (2019) “My tears are falling” –Folklore(2020) "no corpse, no crime" ft. HAIM —always(2020) "Herr. Perfectly Fine“ (Taylors Version) [Aus dem Tresor] ​​–Fearless (Taylor's Version)(2021) „Nothing New“ (Taylor’s Version) [From the Vault] (Ft. Phoebe Bridgers) –Rot (Taylors Version)(2021)

Taylor Swiftresurfaced Monday after a month-long Twitter hiatus to share her thoughts on aLos Angeles Times Interviewin whichDamian Albarnclaimed the "Shake It Off" singer doesn't write her own lyrics, and that co-writing "doesn't count."


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The Blur and Gorillaz frontman's comments were immediately criticized by the Swifties, with the pop queen defending herself: "I was such a huge fan of yours until I saw that. I write ALL my own songs. Your hot attitude is totally wrong and SO harmful. You don't have to like my songs, but it really sucks to try to discredit my writing. AMAZING." He later apologized "without reservation and unconditionally," claiming, "I had a conversation about songwriting and unfortunately it was reduced to clickbait."


Taylor Swift Calls Damon Albarn's Claim That She Doesn't Write Her Own Songs "F---ed Up" 01/25/2022

Despite thecontroversy, Taylor SwifttutIn fact, she has helped write all of her songs. Co-writers on her studio albums include Jack Antonoff, Max Martin, Ryan Tedder, Aaron Dessner and even her actor friend Joe Alwyn, but she has written a number of songs -54 songs to be exact— all alone, from the age of 12 until now. her third studio album,Speak Now, consists entirely of songs she wrote on her own.

Below is every song she has a solo credit for, including a pair she doesn't even sing on, listed from oldest original release to newest, and accompanied by standout Swift lyrics.

"The Outside" -Taylor Swift(2006)

Standout lyrics: "I've tried taking the road less traveled/ But nothing seems to work the first few times"

"should have said no" -Taylor Swift(2006)

Notable lyrics: "And baby you know all the right things to say/ But do you honestly expect me to believe/ We could ever be the same?"

"Our song" -Taylor Swift(2006)

Herausragender Text: „Our song is the slammin’ screen doors/ Sneakin’ out late, tapping on your window“

“Christmas must be more” –Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection(2007)

Notable lyrics: "We get so caught up in all this/Business and relationships/One hundred miles an hour life"

"Fifteen" -Fearless(2008)

Notable lyrics: "I've found that time can heal almost anything/ And you may find out who you're meant to be."

"Love Story" -Fearless(2008)

Notable lyrics: "Romeo, save me, they're trying to tell me how to feel/ This love is difficult but real."

"Hello Stefan" -Fearless(2008)

Notable lyrics: "Come feel this magic I've felt since I met you/ I can't help it when there's no one else."

"You're not sorry" -Fearless(2008)

Standout Lyrics: "You used to shine so bright, but I've watched it all fade away"

"Forever Always" -Fearless(2008)

Herausragender Text: „So here’s to everything coming down to nothing/ Here’s to silence that cuts me to the core“

"The best day" -Fearless(2008)

Standout Lines: "I don't know who I'm going to talk to at school/ But I know I'll be laughing with you on the car ride home."

"change" -Fearless(2008)

Notable Line: "Because these things will change/ Can you feel it now?/ These walls they built to hold us back will come down."

"Jump, then fall" -Fearless (Platinum Edition)(2008)

Notable lyrics: "The time will come when you'll be so angry you might cry/ But I'll hold you through the night 'til you smile."

"The other side of the door" -Fearless (Platinum Edition)(2008)

Outstanding lyrics: "All I need is on the other side of the door/ With your face and the beautiful eyes/ And the conversation with the little white lies/ And the faded picture of a beautiful night"

"I heart?" —Beautiful eyesEP (2008)

Notable Lyrics: "But look what I've created/ I came out alive but I'm black and blue"

"Beautiful eyes" -Beautiful eyesEP (2008)

Notable lyrics: "I wake up, I live / In just a little while I'll cry / Because you're my lullaby"

“Today was a fairy tale” –Original Valentine's Day Movie Soundtrack(2010)

Herausragender Text: „Time slows down/ Whenever you’re around“

"mine" -Speak Now(2010)

Notable lyrics: "I braced myself for goodbye/ 'Cause that's all I've ever known/ Then you surprised me/ You said, 'I'll never leave you alone.'"

"Sparks fly" -Speak Now(2010)

Notable lyrics: "I'm wary of the rest of the world/ But with you I know it's no use"

"Back to December" -Speak Now(2010)

Notable lyrics: "Maybe that's wishful thinking/ Probably meaningless dreaming/ But if we were to love each other again, I swear I'd really love you."

"Speak Now" -Speak Now(2010)

Herausragender Text: „There’s the silence, there’s my last chance/I stand up with shaked hands, all eyes on me“

"Dear John" -Speak Now(2010)

Notable lyrics: "But I took your matches/ Before fire could get me/ So don't look now, I'm shining like fireworks/ Over your sad empty city"

"Mean" -Speak Now(2010)

Notable lyrics: "You, with your words like knives/ And swords and weapons that you use against me"

"Our history" -Speak Now(2010)

Notable lyrics: "I'd tell you I miss you, but I don't know how/ I've never heard such loud silence"

"Never Grow Up" -Speak Now(2010)

Outstanding lyrics: "Everything is fun for you, you have nothing to regret / I would give everything I have honey / If you could stay like this"

"Enchanted" -Speak Now(2010)

Standout Lyrics: "Please don't be in love with someone else/ Please don't keep anyone waiting for you"

"Better Than Revenge" -Speak Now(2010)

Standout lyrics: "She came along, caught him alone and let's hear the applause/ She took him faster than you can say 'sabotage'."

"Innocent" -Speak Now(2010)

Standout Lyrics: "Wasn't it nice to run wild until; did you fall asleep/ before the monsters caught up with you?”

"Sought" -Speak Now(2010)

Herausragender Text: „You and I walk a fragile line/ I have knowed it all this time“

"Last Kiss" -Speak Now(2010)

Standout Lyrics: "So I'll watch your life in pictures like I used to watch you sleep/ And I feel you forget me how I used to feel you breathe."

"Lang lebe" -Speak Now(2010)

Outstanding Lyrics: "Long live the walls we fell through/ All the lights of the kingdom shone just for me and you"

"Our" -Speak Now (Deluxe)(2010)

Notable lyrics: "Ghosts from your past will jump at me/ lurk in the shadows with their lipgloss smiles

„Superman“ –Speak Now (Deluxe)(2010)

Herausragender Text: „I’m far away, but I never let you go/ I’m love-struck and looking out the window“

"Open Eyes" -The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond(2012)

Notable Lyrics: "But now we've entered a cruel world/ Where everyone stands and counts"

"State of Grace" -Rot(2012)

Outstanding Lyrics: "So you were never a saint/ And I've loved in shades of wrong/ We learn to live with the pain/ Mosaic of broken hearts"

"Rot" -Rot(2012)

Notable lyrics: "Loving him is like trying to change your mind when you're already in free fall/ Like the colors of fall, so bright just before they lose it all."

"Almost" -Rot(2012)

Notable lyrics: "I bet it never, ever crossed your mind/ That I couldn't say hello and risk another goodbye"

"Stay stay stay" -Rot(2012)

Standout Lyrics: "You took the time to impress me/ My fears, my hopes and dreams/ I just like hanging out with you all the time."

"Holy Ground" -Rot(2012)

Standout Lyrics: "And I guess we fell apart in the usual way/ And the story has dust on every page"

"Sad beautiful tragic" -Rot(2012)

Outstanding Lyrics: "And Time Takes Its Sweet Time To Erase You"

"The lucky guy" -Rot(2012)

Notable Lyrics: "And they tell you that you're lucky, but you're so confused/ 'Cause you don't feel pretty, you just feel used"

"Starlight" -Rot(2012)

Notable lyrics: "He was trying to jump over rocks on the ocean and he said to me, 'Don't you see the starlight, starlight? Don't you dream impossible things?'"

"Start again" -Rot(2012)

Notable lyrics: "I've spent the last eight months thinking that all love ever does is break and burn and end."

"The moment I knew" -Rot(2012)

Featured Line: "And what do you do when the one who means the most to you is the one who didn't show it?"

"Girls at home" -Rot(2012)

Notable lyrics: "You chase after what's new and take what you have for granted"

"This love"-1989(2014)

Notable lyrics: "Lantern, burning/ flickering in the night, only you"

"Better Man" — Originally recorded by Little Big Town (2016)

Standout Line: "And I see the lasting damage you did to me/ Never again, I just wish I could forget when it was magic."

"Lover" -Lover(2019)

Standout Lines: "And there's an iridescent haze, a mysterious way about you darling/ Have I known you 20 seconds or 20 years?"

„Corneliastraße“ –Lover(2019)

Notable lyrics: "We were a fresh page on the desk / Fill in the blanks as we go / As if the streetlights pointed in an arrowhead / Guide us home"

"Daylight" -Lover(2019)

Outstanding Lyrics: "Luck of the draw attracts only the unlucky"

Christmas Tree Farm — (2019)

Featured Lyrics: "Sweet Dreams of Holly and Ribbon / Mistakes are Forgiven"

“My tears are falling” –Folklore(2020)

Featured Line: "And if I'm dead to you, why are you on the wake?"

"no corpse, no crime" ft. HAIM —always(2020)

Standout Line: "And I've cleaned enough houses to know how to cover up a scene"

"Herr. Perfectly Fine“ (Taylors Version) [Aus dem Tresor] ​​–Fearless (Taylor's Version)(2021)

Notable Lyrics: "And I've never gotten over what you did to me/ But it's wonderful to see it never upset you."

„Nothing New“ (Taylor’s Version) [From the Vault] (Ft. Phoebe Bridgers) –Rot (Taylors Version)(2021)

Featured Line: "How can a person know everything at 18 but nothing at 22?"

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