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Taylor Swift joins elite company

Thursday, November 1, 2007 – Taylor Swift reached a milestone this week when her latest single, "Our Song," jumped from 13th into the Top 10 on Billboard's country radio chart, gaining 1.7 million audience impressions. This is Swift's third consecutive Top 10 single, and she joins Gretchen Wilson and Carrie Underwood as the only female solo country artists this decade to score 3 straight Top 10 singles from a debut album.

Swift has spent most of 2007 on the road as a special guest on Brad Paisley's Bonfires & Amplifiers tour (which she joined in April), and last week, Swift headlined shows in Pullman, Wash., Denver (2 shows), Colorado Springs and Great Falls, Montana.

With one disc under her belt, Swift will release "The Taylor Swift Limited Deluxe Edition," which hits stores next Tuesday, Nov. 6. The disc is an expanded version of her debut.

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Part Behind The Music style documentary and part concert film, Taylor Swift's new Blu-ray release offers an interesting hybrid approach to the typical live performance video - an approach that hits more than it misses. "Journey To Fearless" focuses on Swift's meteoric rise from aspiring grade-school singer/songwriter to award-winning country and pop megastar while sprinkling in live performances. Hardcore Swift fans will find a lot to love on this single-disc set (which is also ...
CD review - Speak Now Taylor Swift has made the best CD of her young career with her fourth CD. The biggest difference is that Swift's singing, spotty on previous releases and live performances, is far far superior here. Swift wrote all 14 songs here, which like her other albums tend to deal with relationships that have gone south. Swift's songwriting always has been one of her strengths, and that continues to be the case here - both lyrically and musically. Put simply, Swift knows a lot about penning ...
CD review - Fearless Taylor Swift took the county world by storm with her huge selling debut and its five hit singles. With a huge marketing push and myspace, Swift was on her way. Kind of like an Avril Lavigne for the teen female country set. Sophomore slump? There's no indication of that. Swift once again writes her material - all 13 songs here with help sometimes from Liz Rose, Colbie Caillat and John Rich. Swift writes of what she knows about - relationships and teen love come and gone in songs speak to her fans. ...

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