American music star Taylor Swift has revealed she was making ''making faces that are ugly'' whilst recording her new album.
Taylor Swift was making ''faces that are ugly'' whilst recording her new album.
The 29-year-old star has admitted she made her latest album, 'Lover', with the same intensity that she typically reserves for her live performances.
Taylor - who also created 'Beautiful Ghosts' for the cinematic adaption of 'Cats' - told the January issue of British Vogue magazine: ''I was really singing a lot at that point - I'd just come from a stadium tour, and then did 'Cats', which was all based on live performances - so a lot of that album is nearly whole takes.
''When you perform live, you're narrating and you're getting into the story and you're making faces that are ugly and you're putting a different meaning on a song every time you perform it.''
Taylor also stressed the importance of feeling a strong connection to her own material.
The 'You Need to Calm Down' hitmaker shared: ''I think [writing] is really important - also from the side of ownership over what you do and make.
''Even if you aren't a natural writer, you should try to involve yourself in the messages you're sending.''
Taylor recently won the Favorite Album - Pop/Rock accolade at the American Music Awards.
And the blonde beauty subsequently admitted she had a great deal of ''fun'' during the creative process.
Accepting the accolade for her record 'Lover', Taylor - who also hailed the toughness of the competition - said on stage: ''This is amazing. That was a really tough category, wow. Thank you to the fans.
''I would love to have an opportunity to thank the people I made this album with because they're amazing and we had so much fun.''
Listen to her new single 'Down'.
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