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Wednesday Woman Crush of the Week: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is all the talk of this week as her fifth album 1989 was released on Monday. I’ve been a huge fan of Taylor Swift for a very long time and naturally I pre-bought and fangirled like a beaver on crack when I got that notification that 1989 was ready to be downloaded, I felt like I was waiting all my life for this album, and was not disappointed. Perhaps it’s because TSwizzle and I are the same age, but her albums usually seem to be exactly what I want to hear at the given time. Fearless and Red are two albums that I felt spoke to me at...

Why all teenage girls should listen to swing music

The problem with going to a good school is that you sometimes have to get up early and travel far in order to get there. This ended in many miserable car rides during my high school years. My father who took me to school is quite an agreeable man, when I was feeling particularly chatty he would listen, if I was angry with the world because school is compulsory he would let me wallow. But the best part about travelling with my dad was that he let me choose the radio station and so I introduced him to Beyonce, Rihanna,  and Ne-Yo....

Why I Love Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift. Some see her as the amalgamation of bubblegum pop and teenyboppers galore but as the teens grow up their love for Taylor Swift seems to increase, instead of it just becoming a phase. Perhaps it is a sense of loyalty, I still love Britney Spears even through all she has done, I still remember how mesmorising I found her when I was nine and the ‘Baby, One More Time’ was the first CD that I bought. But there is something different about Taylor Swift that makes her so enchanting that even got a 22-year-old adult like myself to rush to the store to buy her CD, I cannot explain why others...