Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift got together to communicate Swift’s ‘1989’ album (which Adams recently covered 100 %), with Swift saying to some delighted Adams “what you probably did with my album was like actors changing emphasis.” Check Wildest Dreams sheet music.
The pair talked over their creative processes and influences inside interview, as well as a few leftfield subjects like Swift’s love of Siri, for an aside to your GQ Magazine cover shoot.
Swift reveals that this piping ‘stay’ in the track ‘All You Had To Do Was Stay’ originated a dream through which her ex got here on her doorstep, and many types of she could find a way to say to him was the high-pitched ‘stay’ that ended up inside song’s chorus. On the same track, Swift explains to Adams she sees his cover version as heartbroken, while hers is meant as flippant.
For fans awaiting Taylor Swift’s follow-up to ‘1989’, an interview contains the news which the singer “isn’t actively working” over a new album.
Adams informs us that he carries a notebook – unintentionally – for each album he’s ever written. Swift prefers notes on her behalf phone, which she then “cherry picks” for lyrics from things jotted all year long.
As for Adams’ inspiration? “If I’m ever stuck when I’m writing, I just put a Smiths record. It’s like, if my songwriting was an iPhone, it recharges it.”
Ryan Adams will release his version of ‘1989’ on vinyl in December.