“I really don’t know how to process words like this from someone like him”
Taylor Swift reacts to Billy Joel, saying he is “like the Beatles of that generation”.
In a recent interview USA Today, Joel was asked who his favorite “current singers” are, and after praising Adele, he referred to Swift as the Fab Four of his generation.
“She’s productive and keeps coming up with great concepts and songs and she’s huge,” Joel said. “You have to give her high marks. She knows music and she knows how to write. She’s like the Beatles of that generation.”
Responding to comments in an interview with ExcessiveSwift said: “Honestly this kind of broke my mind because it doesn’t sound like a real thing that would happen in life.
“I must have hallucinated it, maybe we had the same hallucinations, because I really don’t know how to process words like that from someone like him, I’m a big fan of him.”
She continued: “It’s an icon saying. I don’t know if that really happened, I’ll have to watch a video or something to prove it, ‘Cause wow.
This month (November 12), Swift released ‘Red (Taylor’s version)’, the second album from her ongoing re-recording project after ‘Fearless (Taylor’s version)’ she shared earlier this year .
Since its release, Swift’s 10-minute version of “All Too Well” has earned the title of the world’s longest number one entry. Board Hot 100 to date, breaking the record set 50 years ago by Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’.
The singer’s 2020 album ‘Evermore’ was also nominated for Album of the Year at the 2022 Grammys this month.
‘Evermore’ by Billie Eilish’s ‘Happier Than Ever’, Doja Cat’s ‘Planet Her’, Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice’, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s ‘Love for Sale’ and John of the Album for next year’s Grammys Year has been included in the category. Batiste’s ‘We Are’.