Swift apparently responds to Kanye at VMAs
Sunday, September 12, 2010
– Taylor Swift debuted a new song at the VMA awards Sunday night, which appeared to be a response to last year's Kanye West debacle when he stole the mic from Swift and was forced to disappear from the music scene.
Swift sang at the VMAs, starting with grainy footage of last year's event where West said Beyoncé deserved to win an award, not Swift, before switching to Swift sitting with guitar in hand.
Swift, singing barefoot with a strapless dress, sang "I guess you really did it this time/Left yourself in your war path/ Lost your balance on a tight rope/ Lost your mind trying to get it back."
Swift later stood up, continuing the song. Lyrics appeared behind her like fireworks before disappearing. She closed by singing, "Who you are is not what you did/You're still an innocent."
The song is from Swift's upcoming release "Speak Now," due out in late November.
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