Updated: Jun 17
Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter who began writing songs at the age of 14 and was signed be Big Machine Records to become a country singer.
Love Story was the lead single from her second studio album, Fearless, on September 15, 2008. The lyrics were inspired by Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, without the tragic ending. Taylor Swift's story ends with a marriage proposal.
The genre is mid-tempo country pop with a key change after the bridge and uses acoustic instruments including banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and guitar.
The final refrain is narrated from Romeo's perspective and tells of his marriage proposal to Juliet after he has sought her father's approval, "I talked to your dad, go pick out a white dress."