Taylor Swift Trademarks Popular ‘1989’ Phrases
Taylor Swift's '1989' album soared to the top of the charts and was certified platinum within a week of its release date. Now, the singer is trademarking some of the more popular phrases from the 13-track record.
Swift has trademarked "this sick beat," from 'Shake It Off;' "'cause we never go out of style," from 'Style;' and "could show you incredible things" and "Nice to meet you. Where you been?" both from 'Blank Space.'
The trademark requires anyone using any of those phrases for commercial purposes, including on items like guitar straps, bracelets, carrying cases for musical instruments, calendars, mirrors, beach towels and dozens of other items, to receive permission from Swift first.
'1989' was the best-selling album of 2014 -- a feat even more impressive given that the record wasn't released until Oct. 27. Swift calls the disc “the most sonically cohesive album" she has ever made, and the 25-year-old admits that the record opened up an entirely new chapter for her, one that she is immensely proud of.
"[2012's 'Red'] was a very devastating record," she says." It was about dealing with an intense heartbreak, and ’1989′ is about the phase after that where you brush yourself off, and you’re okay, and you write about what your life is like then.”
Download '1989' here.
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