What does it mean that Taylor Swift is rerecording?

Her album Red – Taylor’s Version recently released on 12 November, and was given a five-star review by Rolling Stone. Re-recording her albums means that she will be creating new masters, those that she will have full ownership of.

Why is Taylor Swift rerecording Red?

It’s because the pop star doesn’t own the master recordings of the songs on “Red,” which includes hits like “I Knew You Were Trouble,” “22” and “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” Swift doesn’t own the masters of any songs on albums she recorded prior to 2019’s “Lover.”

Why did Taylor Swift write all too well?

The emotion of Swift’s voice pours out in the over five-minute song, and it has been said that the tune was written about her relationship with actor Jake Gyllenhaal. “All Too Well” was the first song Swift wrote for her Red album, and she did so with frequent collaborator Liz Rose.

Why did Taylor Swift rerecord her songs?

Taylor Swift believes that “artists should own their own work for so many reasons”, as written in an Instagram post earlier this year. As a result, Ms Swift decided to re-record her old albums, so that fans can still listen to her music, while she can still earn money from them.

Why did Taylor Swift rerecord her albums?

So, as the owner of the lyrics, melodies and musical arrangements, Taylor decided to cover all of her past songs, and rerecord her first six albums – in an effort to gain ownership of her work. The new versions will likely sound a little bit different, with some songs being extended or perhaps having new lyrics added.

Why didn’t Taylor own her masters?

In a Tumblr post, Swift said she had been trying to buy the masters for years, but that Big Machine had offered unfavorable conditions. She condemned Braun’s purchase, recalling him being an “incessant, manipulative bully”. Borchetta challenged Swift’s claims and said she declined an opportunity to buy the masters.