Country Music Taylor Swift
Country Music Zhong Zheng Senior High SchoolTeacher: Tiffany YenbyJacky, Alan, Vanessa, Sammi and Tony
Outline 1˙ Introduction 2˙ Discussion A˙ Different phases of her career B˙ Lyrics writing C˙ Music composing D˙ Songs 3˙Conclusion 4˙Bibliography
Introduction What will it be when classic country music mixes with modern pop music?
Different phases of her career • Strove to make her dream come true • Her first song “Lucky You” • First single－ “Tim McGraw” at 16 • First album－ “Taylor Swift” in 2006 • She was also a popular actress
Lyrics writing • To help her express her feelings • Helped her release from not fitting in school • Shania, LeAnn Rimes, Tina Turner, and Dolly Parton
Music composing • Listened to songs on the radio and followed classic patterns • Started writing songs at the age of 12 • Hired by Sony/ATV Tree publishing house at the age of 14 • Songs are all written by herself
Songs Teardrops on My Guitar • A real story of hers • Won the “Best New Artist Award” • No. 11 on the “Billboard Hot One-hundred”
Songs Love Story • First country track to become a chart topper in the Mainstream Top 40 chart • Country elements made the rock fresher and not that heavy tasted
Conclusion • Her songs are easy to listen to and understand. • unlike songs that are just about some fake stories • In short, though it was tiring to do this research, we still learnt a lot from either Taylor Swift or the research.
Bibliography • Swift, Taylor Alison. Metrolyrics. Web. 09 Dec 2009. <http://www.metrolyrics.com/a-love-story-lyrics-taylor-swift.html>. • “Taylor Swift,Raising” <http://www.pophistory.com/?tag=taylor-swift-career> • "Taylor Swift." Taylor Swift: Biography from Answers.com. 2009. Web. 21 Dec 2009. <http://www.answers.com/topic/taylor-swift>. • "Taylor Swift." Taylor Swift - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 19 Dec 2009. Wikimedia Foundation, Web. 21 Dec 2009. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Swift>.
Bibliography • “The Decade in Music: Taylor Swift’s Teardrops on my guitar <http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?story.-Id=120557728> • Wikipedia, n. page. Web. 24 Dec 2009. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Swift>. • Wikipedia. Wikipedia Organization, Web. 09 Dec 2009.<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor-swift>.