Taylor Swiftreappeared after a month-long hiatus on Twitter on Monday to share his thoughts on aLos Angeles Times interviewin whichdamon albarnstated that the "Shake It Off" singer does not write her own lyrics and that co-writing "doesn't count".
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The Blur and Gorillaz frontman's comments received instant backlash from the Swifties, with the queen of pop defending herself: “I was a huge fan of yours until I saw this. I write ALL my own songs. Your hot opinion is completely false and very harmful. You don't have to like my songs, but it really sucks trying to discredit my writing. WOW." She later apologized "unreservedly and unconditionally," stating "I had a conversation about songwriting and unfortunately it came down to clickbait."
althoughcontroversy, Taylor Swiftit doesIn fact, he helped write all of their songs. Co-writers of his studio albums include Jack Antonoff, Max Martin, Ryan Tedder, Aaron Dessner and even his actor boyfriend Joe Alwyn, but he has written several songs:54 songs, to be exact.- single, from 12 years old up to now. His third studio album,Speak now, is composed entirely of songs that she wrote herself.
Below, find all the songs she has a solo credit on, including some she doesn't even sing, listed from the first original release to the newest, and accompanied by notable lyrics from Swift.
"The outside" -Taylor Swift(2006)
Feature lyrics: "I tried to take the road less traveled / But nothing seems to work the first few times"
"I should have said no" -Taylor Swift(2006)
Featured Lyrics: "And baby you know all the right things to say / But you honestly expect me to believe / Could we be the same?"
"Our music" -Taylor Swift(2006)
Feature Lyric: "Our song is the screen ports that bang / Sneak out late, jump in your window"
“Christmas must be something more” —Sounds of the Season: Taylor Swift's Holiday Collection(2007)
Featured lyrics: "We're so wrapped up in it all / Business and relationships / Lives a hundred miles an hour"
Featured Lyrics: "I found that time can heal almost anything / And you can find out who you were meant to be"
Featured Lyric: "Romeo save me, they're trying to tell me how to feel / This love is tough but it's real"
Key lyrics: "Come feel this magic I've felt since I met you / I can't help it if there's no one else"
"You are not sorry" -Brave(2008)
Featured Lyrics: "You used to shine so bright, but I watched it all fade away"
"For ever and ever" -Brave(2008)
Key lyrics: "So here's everything that comes down to nothing / Here's the silence that cuts me to the core"
"The best day" -Brave(2008)
Featured Lyric: "I Don't Know Who I'm Talking To At School Now / But I Know I'm Laughing In The Car Driving Home With You"
Key lyrics: "'Cause these things will change/Can you feel it now?/These walls they put up to hold us back will come crashing down"
“Jump and then fall” —Fearless (Platinum Edition)(2008)
Key lyrics: "There will come a time when you're so mad you could cry / But I'll hold you all night until you smile"
"The Other Side of the Door" -Fearless (Platinum Edition)(2008)
Featured Lyrics: "All I need is on the other side of the door/ With your face and pretty eyes/ And the talk of little white lies/ And the faded picture of a beautiful night"
"I Heart?" —Beautiful eyesphysical education (2008)
Key lyrics: "But look what I created / I made it out alive, but I'm black and blue"
"Beautiful eyes" -Beautiful eyesphysical education (2008)
Key lyrics: "Wake up I'm alive / Soon I'm going to cry / Because you are my lullaby"
"Today was a fairy tale" -Valentine's Day Original Motion Picture Soundtrack(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "Time Slows Down / Whenever You're Around"
"Mi" -Speak now(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "I braced myself for goodbye / 'Cause this is all I've ever known / So you caught me by surprise / You said, 'I'll never leave you alone.'"
"Sparks fly" -Speak now(2010)
Featured Lyric: "I'm on guard for the rest of the world / But with you, I know it's no good"
"Back to december" -Speak now(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "Maybe this is wishful thinking / Probably a stupid dream / But if we were to love again, I swear I'd love you right"
"Speak now" -Speak now(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "There's the silence, there's my last chance / I'm standing with shaking hands, all eyes on me"
"Dear John" -Speak now(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "But I've got your matches / Before the fire gets me / So don't look now, I'm shining like fireworks / Over your sad empty town"
"Mean" -Speak now(2010)
Key lyrics: "You, with your words like knives / And swords and guns that you use against me"
"Our history" -Speak now(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "I'd Say I Miss You But I Don't Know How / Never Heard Silence So Loud"
"Never Grow Up" -Speak now(2010)
Key lyrics: "To you, it's all fun, you ain't got nothing to regret / I'd give it all I've got, baby / If you could just stay like this"
"Charmed" -Speak now(2010)
Key lyrics: "Please don't fall for someone else / Please don't keep someone waiting for you"
"Better Than Revenge" -Speak now(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "She came, she got him alone and let's hear the applause / She got him faster than you can say 'Sabotage'"
"Innocent" -Speak now(2010)
Featured lyrics: “Wasn't it pretty running wild till; Did you fall asleep / before the monsters got you?
"Haunted" -Speak now(2010)
Key lyrics: "You and I walk a fragile line / I've always known it"
"Last Kiss" -Speak now(2010)
Key lyrics: "So I'll see your life in pictures the way I used to watch you sleep / And feel you forget me the way you used to feel your breath"
"Long life" -Speak now(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "Long live the walls we walked through / All the lights of the realm shone for just me and you"
"Our" -Speak now (deluxe)(2010)
Featured Lyrics: “Ghosts of your past will jump on me / Lurking in the shadows with their lip gloss smiles
"Super homely" -Speak now (deluxe)(2010)
Featured Lyrics: "I'm far away but I never let you go / I'm in love and looking out the window"
"Open eyes" -The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond(2012)
Key lyrics: "But now we've entered a cruel world / Where everybody stands up and scores"
"State of Grace" -Rojo(2012)
Featured Lyrics: "So you were never a saint/ And I loved in shadows of evil/ We learn to live with the pain/ Mosaic of broken hearts"
Featured Lyric: “Loving you is like trying to change your mind when you're already soaring in free fall / Like the colors in the fall, so bright before they've lost it all”
"I almost" -Rojo(2012)
Featured Lyric: "I bet it never, never occurred to you / That I can't wave to you and risk another goodbye"
"Stay, stay, stay" -Rojo(2012)
Key lyrics: "You took the time to memorize me / My fears, my hopes and dreams / I like to hang out with you, all the time"
"Sacred Only" -Rojo(2012)
Key lyrics: "And I guess we part in the usual way / And history has dust on every page"
"Sad beautiful tragic" -Rojo(2012)
Highlight Lyrics: “And time is taking its time to erase you”
"The fortunate" -Rojo(2012)
Key lyrics: "And they say you're lucky, but you're so confused / 'Cause you don't feel pretty, you just feel used"
Featured Lyrics: “I was trying to jump rocks in the ocean, telling myself / 'Can't you see the starlight, the starlight? Don't you dream impossible things?'”
"Start again" -Rojo(2012)
Featured Lyric: "I've spent the last eight months / Thinking that all love does is crash, burn and be done"
"The Moment I Knew" -Rojo(2012)
Key lyrics: "And what do you do when the one who means the most to you / is the one who didn't show up?"
"Girl at Home" -Rojo(2012)
Key lyrics: "You chase the ultimate and don't value what you have"
Key lyrics: "Lantern, burning / Flickering in the night, only you"
“Better Man” — Originally recorded by Little Big Town (2016)
Key lyrics: "And I see the permanent damage you did to me / Never again, I just wish I could forget when I was magic"
Featured Lyrics: "And there's a dazzling haze, a mysterious shape over you, baby / Have I known you 20 seconds or 20 years?"
“Calle Cornelia” —Lover(2019)
Key lyrics: "We were a fresh page on the table/ Filling in the blanks as we go/ Like streetlights pointing to an arrowhead/ Bringing us home"
"Day light" -Lover(2019)
Key lyrics: “The luck of the draw attracts only the unfortunate”
Christmas Tree Farm — (2019)
Feature Lyric: "Sweet dreams of holly and ribbon / Mistakes are forgiven"
“my tears bounce back” —folklore(2020)
Key lyrics: "And if I'm dead to you, why are you at the wake?"
"without a body there is no crime" ft. HAIM—Always(2020)
Feature Lyric: "And I've cleaned enough houses to know how to cover up a scene"
"Mr. Perfectly Fine" (Taylor's Version) [From the Vault] -Fearless (Taylor version)(2021)
Featured lyrics: "And I never got over what you put me through / But it's wonderful to see it never bothered you"
“Nothing New” (Versión de Taylor) [Do Vault] (Ft. Phoebe Bridgers) —Red (Taylor version)(2021)
Featured lyrics: "How can a person know everything at 18 but nothing at 22?"