Taylor Swift planning to re-record old songs

Taylor Swift has edited the insufferable “spelling is fun” bit out of her song “ME!”

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After Braun announced that his company had acquired Swift's former label Big Machine back in June of this year, Swift posted a scathing open letter to Tumblr detailing how pissed she was that she had lost her master recordings to someone she freely accused of "incessant, manipulative bullying".

Swift's decision comes as a direct response to the acquisition of Big Machine Records by Scooter Braun's Ithaca Holdings for $300 million dollars.

Swift told CBS News' Tracy Smith in an interview airing this weekend on "CBS Sunday Morning" that she's going to create the new masters to offset the deal.

"Yeah, absolutely", Swift responded when asked if re-recording her songs is her plan, although she did not provide more information about when this might happen. She signed a fresh deal with Universal Music Group, and her upcoming record Lover will be released on the new imprint.

Earlier this summer, singer Kelly Clarkson urged Swift to re-record songs whose masters she doesn't own, tweeting that she should "put brand new art & some kind of incentive so fans will no longer buy the old versions". Because Swift's publishing deal is not tied to Big Machine, the plan to re-record her older music is viable. She wants to take power away from Scooter Braun.

When news of the deal broke in June Swift, 29, said it "stripped me of my life's work". Swift answers, "Yeah, absolutely".

The colour scheme is a kaleidoscope of pastels, similar to the look and feel of Taylor Swift's 'Me!' single, which featured the crooner in a range of pastel suits. "My dad was handing out pizza!" she said, according to People .

"I couldn't believe that my name is in a Taylor Swift song (what?!?) and after Taylor played me the entire album it gave me such incredible inspiration for the collaboration and it really revolved around the music", McCartney told the magazine. She last appeared at the ceremony in 2015 to sing "Bad Blood".

Swift alleges that Braun helped artists like Justin Bieber and Kayne West bully her throughout her career, which means that the masters of her older work are now owned by someone who has previously caused her pain.

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