Taylor Swift, "Speak Now" tour, Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., August 2, 2011http://youtu.be/sQkKRy_XOLU
Country music sweetheart Taylor Swift rocked Washington, D.C. Tuesday, even as the Washington Post runs out of adjectives to describe this well-grounded superstar.
Great photos of Taylor and a concert review that positively swoons.
The Washington Post
For Taylor Swift and a sea of squealing fans, Verizon Center show is a lovefest
By Jessica Goldstein
Wednesday, August 3, 11:02 AM
On Tuesday night, the sparkly-dressed and curly-tressed masses swarmed the Verizon Center. They had to come to see her, she whose name is never just spoken but is squealed, gasped, breathed: “Taylor!”They were speaking, naturally, of Taylor Swift, the country-pop star whose “Speak Now” tour has a two-day stop in Washington. Swift’s disciples arrived in homemade T-shirts and cowboy boots with moms and best friends in tow. They expressed nothing but love — omigosh, LOVE, hands in a heart shape held over the heart for double-hearting emphasis love — for the current poet laureate of puberty.
Washington Post photos at:http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/taylor-swift-brings-nashville-to-dc/2011/08/03/gIQAFFz8qI_gallery.html
My previous blog post on Taylor Swift, on October 12th, 2010, featuring lots of behind-the-scenes videos of her and her band and friends from an NBC-TV special many of you probably never saw, was titled, Taylor Swift's impression of "Minnesota Soccer Mom" on BBC 1's Switch with Annie and Nick; Dateline: On Tour With Taylor Swift
“She’s so normal,” said Abby Sisson, 16. “You can imagine her being your best friend. ... Every situation that you’re in, there’s a Taylor Swift song for it.”Years from now, Taylor's fans will still remember that concert in Washington like it just happened: the sounds, the scene, who they were with, what they wore... and they'll remember the lyrics to the songs as if there was never a time in their life that they didn't know them by heart.
That's Taylor's genius.