This version of the album was also released on vinyl in 2016.A karaoke version of Taylor Swift was released on January 27, 2009, containing the first fourteen tracks from the album on both CD G and DVD. I wanted to meet every single one of the people that was helping me out." Swift also promoted the album by performing as an opening act for several country artists' concert tours.Taylor Swift was received positively by contemporary critics, who praised Swift's talent at such a young age.The album enjoyed commercial success and launched Swift's career in country music.So I went ahead and wrote us one." The song is a narrative and describes a young couple who use the events in their lives in place of a regular song.
Taylor Swift has logged 275 weeks on the Billboard Top 200 chart as of early 2013. And I'm sure if I hadn't signed with Scott Borchetta [head of Big Machine Records], everybody would be afraid to put out a 17-year-old." Swift wrote "Tim Mc Graw" during her freshman year, knowing that she and her senior boyfriend, Brandon Borello, would break up at the end of the year when he left for college. Swift wrote "Tied Together with a Smile" the day she learned one of her best friends was bulimic, a fact which shocked her.
The album was also successful outside of Swift's native country, especially in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Rose said Swift showed up at her after school job writing songs for Sony/ATV "with the idea and the melody. She recalled, "How can somebody that seems so strong have such a horrible, horrible weakness?
The album has sold over 6 million copies worldwide as of January 2015. She knew exactly what she wanted." While at work after school, Swift "found [her]self just sitting there with [her] guitar going, 'I hate his stupid truck that he doesn't let me drive. Something that is killing her." The song was a last minute addition to Taylor Swift: Swift had written it two days before mastering was scheduled and booklets were about to be printed; she then called her producer and completed the song overnight.
"Invisible" is ballad describing loneliness and heartache of going unnoticed.
Sean Dooley of writes, the "piano-driven song [...] perfectly captures the awkward teenage angst we all endure—or have endured—at one time or another." Swift said, "I'd always go in there and play him some new songs, and the next week he would have this awesome track, on which he played every instrument, and it sounded like a record.