Each it and Folklore, the album she launched in July, characteristic songs written with actor Alwyn, 29, beneath the pseudonym William Bowery.
“Joe and I actually love unhappy songs,” she mentioned. “We’ve at all times bonded over music. So it was… We write the saddest songs. We simply actually love unhappy songs. What can I say?”
Swift added: “I say it was a shock that we began writing collectively, however in a manner, it wasn’t as a result of we’ve at all times bonded over music and had the identical musical tastes.
“And he’s at all times the one that’s displaying me songs by artists after which they turn into my favorite songs or no matter.”
Swift additionally opened up on the controversy surrounding the possession of her first six albums, after distinguished expertise supervisor Scooter Braun offered her grasp recordings to a personal fairness agency.
Swift mentioned younger artists hardly ever realise what they’re signing up for when agreeing to document offers that give away their grasp recordings and is lobbying labels to alter their manner of working.
She mentioned: “I used to be 15, 14, once I was in document deal talks, so you’ll be able to’t actually return and say, ‘wow, what a acutely aware selection that was made’. You don’t know the music business till you already know it.
“And since I’ve discovered what I’ve discovered, I actually need to make issues higher for different folks.
“And I would like that to begin on the document deal. Within the contract, artists ought to by no means should half with their work, they need to personal it from day one however they need to licence it again to the label so the label could make again their cash over a sure period of time.
“And that period of time needs to be what’s negotiated upon. It shouldn’t be a query transferring ahead.”