You Belong with Me Taylor Swift
Song Title: You Belong with Me
Artist: Taylor Swift
Date of release: 18th of April 2009
Description: ” You Belong with Me ” is by Taylor Swift ( Taylor Alison Swift ), the American singer-songwriter. The song was co-written by Taylor and Liz Rose.
Liz is an American country music songwriter. A successful lyricist , she began her career as a songwriter at the age of 37. In addition to working with Taylor, she also made a contribution to Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller Album, with the song ” Like I’ll Never Love You Again “.
” You Belong with Me ” was produced by Nathan Chapman with help from Taylor. Nathan is an American country music record producer. The Grammy award winning producer has worked extensively with Taylor and produced her Albums Fearless, Speak Now, Red and 1989.
The song was released on the 18th of April 2009 by record label Big Machine Records ( Big Machine Label Group ) and was taken as the third single from Taylor’s second Album Fearless.
The Album had thirteen tracks that were written or co-written by Taylor. It was this Album that Taylor made her debut as a producer, she co-produced all songs on the Album with Nathan Chapman.
The Album was a commercial success for Taylor. Debuting at Number One in the United States, it later became the best-selling Album of 2009. Sales are estimated to be of over 3.2 million copies.
Inspiration for the song came to Taylor when she overheard a male friend speaking to his girlfriend on the telephone. He was acting defensive as his girlfriend was yelling at him down the phone, and replied to her, ” No, baby…I had to get off the phone really quickly… I tried to call you right back… Of course I love you. More than anything! Baby, I’m so sorry “. She developed a concept for a song out of the sympathy she felt for him in the situation.
The accompanying music video was directed by Roman White. Along with working with Taylor, the music video and film director has also directed most of Carrie Underwood’s videos. He has also worked with many artists including Kelly Clarkson, Florida Georgia Line, Kelsea Ballerini, Cassadee Pope, Josh Groban, Thomas Rhett, Danielle Bradbery, Kellie Pickler, Hunter Hayes, Maddie & Tae and Justin Bieber. The video features American actor Lucas Till, who has appeared in a number of film and television productions, including House, Stoker and Hannah Montana: The Movie.
” You Belong with Me ” was a commercial success for Taylor. In the United States the song was released as a promotional single and debuted at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with sales of 172,000 digital downloads. It peaked at number 2 on the chart and was kept off the top by The Black Eyed Peas single ” I Gotta Feeling “. The song spent 50 weeks on the Chart there.
In the United Kingdom the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 18th of July 2009 and reached a peak of number 30. It spent 3 weeks on the top 40 and a total of 16 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 2
UK Highest Chart Position: 30
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 5, Belgium (Ultratip Flanders) 11, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 23, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 3, Denmark (Tracklisten) 32, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 68, Eurochart Hot 100 Singles 61, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 31, Japan (Japan Hot 100) 14, Ireland (IRMA) 12, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 5, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 17, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 47
Official Website: Taylorswift.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/TaylorSwift
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/TaylorSwift