The Year of Taylor Swift: A Review of 1989

The Year of Taylor Swift: A Review of 1989

Over the years, Taylor Swift’s CDs have sold millions of copies. She has showcased her talents at several events including impressive performances at the MTV Music Awards, American Music Awards, and The Grammys. It is no surprise that her highly anticipated album 1989, released on October 27th, 2014 has caught the positive attention of music critics and has been well received by radio stations. 1989 is Swift’s first documented pop album.

1989 has sold over 1.2 million copies to date and singles off the album, “Shake it Off,” and “Blank Space,” have sold over 1.6 million copies in the United States. Her album is a commercial success and has the highest sales of an album in a single week since 2002. Released by Big Machine Records and produced in collaboration with Shellback and Max Martin, this album is self-described by Swift as, “straight from the pages of my journal.” As its title might suggest, the album is inspired by music that was created in her birth year 1989.

Taylor Swift had a personal hand in this album from start to finish. She has written or co-written hits like, “Blank Space and “Shake it Off,” just to name a few of her most successful tracks off her album 1989. Although Swift is no stranger to composing hit songs like, “Teardrops on my Guitar,” and “You Belong With Me,” just to name some. Taylor Swift is a current artist that stays with the times. Her music is constantly developing to match the demands of the music industry, yet Swift remains unique throughout the entire process.

Taylor Swift 1989
1989 is a Refection of Taylor Swift’s World

Not to Mention her cats Oliva Benson and Mariska Hargitay are far too cute.