Taylor Swift, onstage during the Fearless Tour at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 27, 2009 in New York. Swift released a re-recorded version of her 2008 album Fearless on April 9, 2021.

Taylor Swift is far from the first to revisit her old catalog for reasons of business as much as art – but even if it’s often a managerial decision, the process can’t help but be heartfelt.

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