Taylor Swift Can Legally Re-Record Her Old Albums Now

Taylor Swift Can Legally Re-Record Her Old Albums Now

    Taylor Swift Can Legally Re-Record Her Old Albums Now

    #TaylorIsFree

    bought the rights

    OK, let’s do a little refresher: In June of last year, Scooter Braun bought the rights to Taylor Swift’s albums that were released by the label Big Machine.

    77th Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 5, 2020 - Taylor Swift.

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    addressing the sale

    revealed

    After addressing the sale on her official Tumblr, Swift later revealed that she planned to re-record her first five albums when her contract allowed it — specifically, in November 2020.

    Taylor Swift at the Cats premiere.

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    Well, just take a look at today’s date. That’s right — November 1, 2020.

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    That means, starting today, Swift is legally able to re-record her first five albums — Taylor Swift, Fearless, Speak Now, Red, and 1989 — to potentially undercut any profits Braun would gain off the original masters.

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    An artist as big as Swift re-recording their catalog is practically unprecedented in pop music. Hey Taylor: How does it feel to potentially make history?

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