Taylor Swift On Spotify: Top 12 Songs You Need To Stream [Opinion]
Taylor Swift is Back on Spotify - Top 12 Songs You Need To Stream

Taylor Swift On Spotify: Top 12 Songs You Need To Stream [Opinion]

In case you missed the news Taylor Swift has re-released her music catalog on Spotify. Last week, Newsweek reported Swift‘s decision to restore her music to the streaming service.

Since Taylor Swift’s Spotify drought is officially over, which songs should you start streaming? All of Swift’s albums are available, including her live concert album, Speak Now World Tour Live.

With that much outstanding music from Swift now back on Spotify, it is understandable if you are a bit overwhelmed. Here to help is this list of the top 12 Taylor Swift songs you need to stream on Spotify.

Taylor Swift Song No. 12: “Tim McGraw”

Album: Taylor Swift

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

Is there a better song to celebrate being able to listen to Taylor Swift again on Spotify, then to start by listening to the song that started it all? Swift’s dreamy ballad about a girl encouraging a boy to listen to “Tim McGraw” songs to keep her in his memory was her first hit for a reason. It’s wonderful.

Taylor Swift Song No. 11: “Teardrops on My Guitar”

Album: Taylor Swift

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

Taylor Swift’s hit song lamenting her unrequited love for “Drew” features Swift’s trademark touch of profoundly heartfelt lyricism. Unrequited love has never sounded so bittersweet.

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Taylor Swift Song No. 10: “Love Story”

Album: Fearless

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

Be “fearless” and stream Taylor Swift’s fairytale power ballad about star-crossed lovers, who convince Swift’s reluctant parents to give them a chance at romance. “Love Story” was the first single released from her second studio album, Fearless. The song also marked Swift’s first big leap from country music and into pop.

Taylor Swift Song No. 9: “Come in with the Rain”

Album: Fearless (Platinum Edition)

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

“Come in with the Rain” is one of the bonus tracks, Swift released on the deluxe, or “platinum” edition of her hit album, Fearless. Lovely lyrics combine with a gentle melody for an effective and gentle love song.

Taylor Swift Song No. 8: “You Belong With Me”

Album: Fearless

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

This clever single finds Swift making a strong argument for why her crush should break-up with his not-so-great girlfriend and be with her. With arguments this compelling, he should have been swayed.

Taylor Swift Song No. 7: “Speak Now”

Album: Speak Now

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Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

The title song on Taylor Swift’s second studio album is an infectious pop single with loads of sass, and a compelling storyline. In “Speak Now,” Swift sings about interrupting her crush’s wedding to a woman she believes, he should not be marrying. The result is a soapy story with a bubbly melody to back it up.

Taylor Swift Song No. 6: “Enchanted”

Album: Speak Now

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

“Enchanted” chronicles a fleeting meeting between Swift and a potential love interest. A nascent encounter has never sounded more epic than it does when Swift sings about it.

Taylor Swift Song No. 5: “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Album: Red

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

Taylor Swift puts the subject of “I Knew You Were Trouble” on “red” alert with this infectious single. Packed with an electro interlude, Swift takes her first step towards the sound that will encompass her next album, 1989.

Taylor Swift Song No. 4: “All Too Well”

Album: Red

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

Swift’s descriptive lyrics tell of a love that started great and ended horribly. Swift’s lyrical composition has never been stronger than it is in this post-breakup lamentation.

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Taylor Swift Song No. 3: “I Know Places”

Album: 1989

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

Swift did not release this sly song from her latest album 1989 as a single. A lyrically brilliant relationship anthem that plays with metaphorical prose, and rhythmic reckoning, “I Know Places” deserves a place on your Spotify playlist.

Taylor Swift Song No. 2: “Style”

Album: 1989

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

The most definitive song from 1989 to play with the retro feel of the 80’s, “Style” is as stylistically chic as its title suggests.

Taylor Swift Song No. 1: “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”

Album: Fifty Shades Darker Original Soundtrack

Why you need to stream this Taylor Swift song on Spotify:

Taylor Swift’s sultry duet with Zayn is an impeccably seductive pop song that captures the thematic essence of its cinematic counterpart. Swift and Zayn’s vocals meld together to create something atmospheric and tangibly brooding; a delightful duet. While “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” was already available to stream on Spotify before Swift restored her music to the service, a Taylor Swift playlist would not be complete without it.

To check out more of Taylor Swift’s music, head over and browse Taylor Swift’s music catalog, which is currently streaming on Spotify.

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