“I’ve never gotten thick skin. If you close yourself off and you get this protective armor, there is a price you pay with that - of not feeling. And feeling is important when you are a songwriter.”
The other big change on 1989 is that for the first time in years, there are no diss tracks dishing about Swift’s exes. A few of the songs are about her relationships and love life, but they’re mostly wistful and nostalgic, not finger-pointy or score-settling. “Different phases of your life have different levels of deep, traumatizing heartbreak,” Swift says. “And in this period of my life, my heart was not irreparably broken. So it’s not as boy-centric of an album, because my life hasn’t been boycentric.
Taylor Swift lunches with Karlie Kloss in Beverly Hills, LA - September 17th, 2014
W hen você está cantando, você pode ouvir o eco de pessoas na platéia cantando cada palavra com você, e que era tão grande sonho que eu tinha de mim mesmo. Está acontecendo.