Jonathan Swift Fearless Analysis

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2008–10: Fearless Swift's second studio album, Fearless, was released on November 11, 2008. Swift wrote seven of the album's songs alone, and co-wrote the remaining six with songwriters Rose, John Rich, Colbie Caillat and Hillary Lindsey.[90] She co-produced the album with Nathan Chapman.[90] Musically, it has been said that the record is characterized by "loud, lean guitars and rousing choruses", with the occasional "bit of fiddle and banjo tucked into the mix".[91] Caramanica of The New York Times described Swift as "one of pop's finest songwriters, country's foremost pragmatist and more in touch with her inner life than most adults".[92] Josh Love of The Village Voice felt she displayed "preternatural wisdom and inclusiveness", "masterfully…show more content…
Kennedy International Airport.[145] She took part in a "guitar pull" alongside Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill and Lionel Richie at LA's Club Nokia. The musicians shared the stage and took turns introducing and playing acoustic versions of their songs to raise money for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.[146][147] The album's lead single, "Mine", was released in August 2010, and five further singles were released throughout 2010 and 2011: "Back to December", "Mean", "The Story of Us", "Sparks Fly" and "Ours".[148] Speak Now was a commercial success, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. Its opening sales of 1,047,000 copies made it the 16th album in U.S. history to sell one million copies in a single week.[149] As of September 2011, Speak Now had sold over 5 million copies worldwide.[150] Taylor Swift, wearing a purple dress, plays a blue acoustic guitar while sitting on a stool Swift performing in Newark, New Jersey during the Speak Now World Tour in

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