Taylor’s Arm Lyrics

At every Speak Now show, Taylor writes a lyric from a different song on her arm. This will be an archive with all the lyrics from each concert and will be updated after each show

You can see more pictures of the lyrics here

Speak Now, Help Now - Nashville, TN - 5/21/2011 “You’ve got every right to a beautiful life” - “Who Says” by Selena Gomez

Omaha, NE - 5/27/2011 “You gotta keep your head up, but you can let your hair down” - “Keep Your Head Up” by Andy Grammer

Omaha, NE - 5/28/2011 “I recommend getting your heart trampled on to anyone.” - “You Learn” by Alanis Morissette

Des Moines, IA - 5/29/2011 “Cinderella said to Snow White, ‘How does Love get so off course’ ” - “This Kiss” by Faith Hill

Ft. Lauderdale, FL - 6/2/2011 “And for one desperate moment there, he crept back in her memory” - “American Girl” by Tom Petty

Ft. Lauderdale, FL - 6/3/2011 “It took a while to understand the beauty of just letting go” - “Let Him Fly” by Patty Griffin (covered by The Dixie Chicks)

Orlando, FL - 6/4/2011  “I guess we’re all just one phone call away from our knees.” - “Closer to Love” by Mat Kearney

Columbus, Ohio - 6/7/11 “One life, you got to do what you should” - “One” by U2 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - June 8th, 2011 “I slept in castles and fell in love because I was taught to dream.” - “Fireflies” by Faith Hill

Detroit, MI - 6/11/2011 “You better lose yourself in the music” - ‘Lose Yourself’ by Eminem.

CMA Fest 2011 - Nashville, TN - 6/12/2011 “Remember me in ribbons and curls. Love, your baby girl” - ‘Baby Girl’ by Sugarland.

St. Paul, MN - 6/14/2011 “Love has a thousand faces.” - ‘1000 Faces’ by Randy Montana.

St. Paul, MN - 6/15/2011 “A moment, a love, a dream, a laugh, a kiss, a cry, our rights, our wrongs.” - ‘Sweet Disposition’ by The Temper Trap.

Pittsburgh, PA - 6/18/2011 “Where I was born, where I was raised. Where I keep all my yesterdays.” - ‘My Town’ by Montgomery Gentry credit http://meinliebchen.tumblr.com

Buffalo, NY - 6/21/2011 “I am just a dreamer, but you are just a dream.” - ‘Like a Hurricane’ by Neil Young

Hartford, CT - 6/22/2011 “Cause when I close my eyes I’m somewhere with you.” - “Somewhere With You” by Kenny Chesney

Foxboro, MA - 6/25/2011

"She said I think I’ll go to Boston" - ‘Boston’ by Augustana

Foxboro, MA - 6/26/2011 “Like love from a drunken sky, she’s confetti falling down all night” - “She’s My Kinda Rain” by Tim McGraw

Greensboro, NC - 6/30/2011 “And we are just breakable, breakable girls and boys.” - ‘Breakable’ by Ingrid Michaelson

Knoxville, TN 7/1/2011 “You won’t be the songs that I could never write.”-Again by Needtobreathe

Montreal, Quebec, Canada 7/14/11 “When you’re alone you ain’t nothing but alone” - “When you’re alone” by Bruce Springsteen

Toronto, Ontario, Canada 7/15/11 “Money can’t buy you back the love that you had then.” - “1234” by Feist

Toronto, Ontario, Canada 7/16/11 “Doing all the things that I neglected, I traded them all in to be in your arms.” - “Gardenia” by Mandy Moore

Newark, New Jersey 7/19/11 Night 1 ”Belief Builds from scratch. Doesn’t have to relax, it doesn’t need space”- “Belief” by Gavin DeGraw

Newark, New Jersey 7/20/11 Night 2 “You’re someone else’s baby, you’re someone else’s crazy, now” - “Queen of K(nots)” by Matt Nathanson

Newark, NJ - 7/23/11  Night 3 “I was only there to sing your song. What were you protecting yourself from?” ‘Mixtape’ by Jimmy Eat World

Newark, NJ - 7/24/11  night 4 ”Its been a long hot summer and I’m still trying to leave you alone”-Love Lost by Mindy Smith

Grand Rapids, MI - 7/28/11 “We all learn to make mistakes, And run from them” - ‘Misguided Ghosts’ - Paramore

Indianapolis, IN - 7/29/11 ”He’d look just like you’d want him to some kind of slick chrome American prince.”-”A Dustland Fairytale by The Killers

Cleveland, OH - 7/30/11 “Don’t know why I’m still afraid If you weren’t real I would make you up” Honey and The Moon by Joseph Arthur

Washington D.C. 8/2/11 “I guess to build yourself up so high, you had to take her and break her down” - “Stupid Boy” by Keith Urban

Washington D.C. 8/3/11 “I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?”- Robert F. Kennedy

Philadelphia, PA 8/6/11 “Cause I live and breathe this Philadelphia freedom” - Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John

photo by-uphillbattle.tumblr.com

Chicago, IL 8/9/11 “And up in the air they would write your name there, but love would fall to pieces in the rain” - “Christina” by Patty Griffin

photo by likeiam

Chicago, IL 8/10/11 Nigh 2 “If you wanna be somebody else, change your mind.” -“Change Your Mind” by Sister Hazel

St. Louis, MO 8/13/11 night 1 “I got a really good heart, I just can’t catch a break” - “Two” by Ryan Adams

St. Louis, MO 8/14/11 night 2 “The hardest part was letting go, not taking part” “The Hardest Part” by Coldplay

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 8/18/11 night 1 “Find the Grace in the things you can’t change, and help somebody if you can” - “Help Somebody” by Van Zant

taken by tswiftlover

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 8/19/11 night 2 “Hey brother, we’re all learning to love again.” - “Learning to Love Again” by - Mat Kearney photo by itssoquietintheworldtonight

Los Angeles, CA 8/23/11 night 1 “Don’t worry baby, everything will turn out alright” - “Don’t Worry Baby” by The Beach Boys

Los Angeles, CA 8/24/11 night 2 “But my heart cried out for you, California” - ‘California’ by Joni Mitchell

Los Angeles, CA 8/27/11 night 3 “Love actually is all around.” from the movie “Love Actually”

Los Angeles, CA 8/28/11 night 4 “I wish that I could have this moment for life” - - ‘Moment 4 Life’ by Nicki Minaj ft. Drake

San Jose, CA 9/1/11 “After all that we’ve been through I know we’re cool.” - ‘Cool’ by Gwen Stefani

San Jose, CA 9/2/11 “For what its worth, it was worth all the while.” - ‘Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)’ by Green Day

Sacramento, CA 9/3/11 “Tell me everything I want to hear - like that was your favorite year” - “Favorite Year” by Dixie Chicks (lol using a pic of when she went shopping the day after the concert)

Portland, OR 9/6/11 ”You’re just somewhere that I’ve been,and I wont go back again” - ‘Ghost Of You’ by Selena Gomez

Tacoma, WA 9/7/11 “You are the ever-living ghost of what once was” - “No One’s Gonna Love You” by Band of Horses

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 9/10/11 night 1 ”There was always something that meant more to you than me” -“There’s More To Me Than You” by Jessica Andrews

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 9/11/11 night 2 “Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning” - ‘Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)’ by Alan Jackson

Nashville, TN 9/16/11 night 1 “Be a best friend. Tell the truth. Overuse “I love you.” by Lee Brice “Love Like Crazy”

Nashville, TN 9/17/11 night 2 “This one’s for the girls who love without holding back” - This One’s For The Girls’ by Martina McBride

Bossier City, LA 9/20/11 “Love, save the empty and save me.” - “Love, Save the Empty” by - Erin McCarley

Tulsa, OK 9/21/11 “Do you realize that you have the most beautiful face?” “Do You Realize” by The Flaming Lips

Kansas City, MO 9/24/11 “I hope you know that even if I don’t, I wanted to” - “Even If I don’t” by Rachael Yamagata

Denver, CO 9/27/11 ”But it flew away from her reach, so she ran away in her sleep and dreamed of paradise” - “Paradise” by Coldplay credit johnrdz17

Salt Lake City, UT 9/28/11 “Little girl, you’re in the middle of the ride.” –“The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World credit tswiftfan13

Atlanta, GA 10/1/11 night 1 “Just as free, free as we’ll ever be.” -“Free” by The Zac Brown Band

Atlanta, GA 10/2/11 night 2 “No telling where it’ll take you, just live your life” - “Live Your Life” by T.I. ft. Rihanna credit totallymarisa

Little Rock, AK 10/4/1 “It’s easy saying nothing when there’s nothing to say” - “Fade Like A Shadow” by KT Tunstall

New Orleans, LA 10/5/11 “She’s out there on her own and she’s alright” - ‘Sunny Came Home’ by Shawn Colvin

Dallas, TX 10/8/11 ”A little voice inside my head said, ‘don’t look back’” - “Boys of Summer” by Don Henley

Louisville, KY 10/11/11 “Through autumn’s advancing we’lll stay young, go dancing”- Stay Young, Go Dancing by Death Cab for Cutie

Lubbock, TX 10/14/11 “Can you still feel the butterflies? Can you still hear the last goodnight?” - “For Me This Is Heaven” by Jimmy Eat World

Oklahoma City, OK 10/15/2011 “I hope to God I would’ve done something good with my life” - “My Life” by Doc Walker

San Diego, CA 10/20/11 “Memories fade, like looking through a fogged mirror” - “Kids” by MGMT

Phoenix, AZ 10/21/11 “May angels lead you in. Hear you me, my friends.” - ‘Hear You Me’ by Jimmy Eat World

Phoenix, AZ 10/22/11 “You know you’re doing better on your own, so don’t buy in” - “The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World

San Antonio, TX 10/25/11 ”Love is just a lyric in a children’s rhyme, a soundbite”- ”Is It Any Wonder?” by Keane

Austin, TX 10/26/11 “And I never saw blue like that before. Across the sky. Around the world.” - “Never Saw Blue Like That” by Shawn Colvin

Lexington, KY 10/29/11 “Cause happiness throws a shower of sparks” - ‘Happiness’ by The Fray

Memphis, TN 10/30/11 “But darling I wish you well on your way to the wishing well.” -Nobody’s Crying by Patty Griffin

Houston, TX 11/5/11 “It’s love’s illusions that I recall. I really don’t know love at all” - “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell

Jacksonville, FL 11/11/11 “Birds flying high, you know how I feel.”- ‘Feeling Good’ by Nina Simone photo by April

Tampa, FL 11/12/11 “I could rest my head just knowing that you were mine.” - ”November Rain” by Guns N’ Roses

Miami, FL 11/13/11 “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” - Anonymous photo by mirandajaye

Charlotte, NC 11/16/11 : “I feel lost again but this time for the best” - ‘For the Best” by Gregory and the Hawk

Raleigh, NC 11/17/11 “We learned more from a 3 minute record than we ever learned in school” - “No Surrender” by Bruce Springsteen

Columbia, SC 11/18/11 “Where would we be today, if I never drove that car away” ‘Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It’ - Darius Rucker photo by loveforever-denise

New York, NY 11/21/11 night 1 “May these memories break our fall” - ‘Long Live’ by Taylor Swift

New York, NY 11/22/11 night 2 ”Bring on all the pretenders one day we will be remembered” - “Long Live” by Taylor Swift

Perth, Australia 3/2/12 “I am on a lonely road and I am traveling, traveling, traveling, traveling” - “All I Want” by Joni Mitchell

Adelaide, Australia 3/4/12 “We sleep underneath the same big sky at night. And dream the same dream we can fly.” - ‘In This Life’ by Chantal Kreviazuk

Brisbane, Australia 3/6/12 night 1 “She said, ‘Watch your back, I’m nobody’s girlfriend.’” - ‘Modern Love’ by Matt Nathanson

Brisbane, Australia 3/7/12 night 2 “The war outside our door keeps raging on ‘STOP KONY 2012.’” ‘Safe & Sound’ by Taylor Swift ft. The Civil Wars


Sydney, Australia 3/9/12 night 1 “Go cut through the noise, so you can know what love sounds like” - ‘Neon Lights’ by Natasha Bedingfield

Sydney, Australia 3/10/12 night 2 ”If Things Go Right, We Can Frame It And Put You On A Wall.” - ‘Lego House’ by by Ed Sheeran

Melbourne, Australia 3/12/12 night 1 “We love our lovin’, but not like we love our freedom.”-‘Help Me’ by Joni Mitchell

Melbourne, Australia 3/13/12 night 2 “Last time I talked to you, you were lonely and out of place.” - ‘Somewhere Out There’ by Our Lady Peace

Melbourne, Australia 3/14/12 night 3 “All romantics meet the same fate somehow.” - ‘The Last Time I Saw Richard’ by Joni Mitchell

Auckland, New Zealand night 1 “Keep your feet ready, heartbeat steady, keep your eyes open.” - ‘Eyes Open’, Taylor Swift.

Auckland, New Zealand night 2 “Every lesson forms a new scar.” - ‘Eyes Open’ by Taylor Swift

Auckland, New Zealand night 3 “You know wherever I am, I’ll come running to see you again.” - ‘You’ve Got A Friend’ by James Taylor.