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19 Things From 2007 That Will Make Taylor Swift Fans Miss The Old Taylor

A year when the old Taylor would still come to the phone.

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1. In 2007 Taylor's performances featured her playing guitar in small venues, instead of dancing around to sold out stadium crowds.

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2. Even crazier, Taylor was someone else's opening act and played for only a few minutes.

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3. Taylor's albums were pure country and the titles were just her name.

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4. The only thing people theorized about was why Taylor was sleeping with a guitar — not who she was sleeping with.

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5. She released "Our Song" and apparently could still come to the phone.

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6. Taylor's music videos featured guitars, boys, and pickup trucks instead of snakes, dead Taylors, and more snakes.

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7. The only boy in Taylor's life that people cared about was Drew.

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Instead of Joe, Taylor, John, Jake, Conor, Harry, Calvin, Tom, and Joe.

8. Interviews with Taylor were about her music, not about who she was dating that month.

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9. The biggest drama surrounding Taylor was that she said she was competitive and...yup, that was it.

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10. And speaking of competitions, the Country Music Awards were the biggest night in Taylor's life thus far...

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11. ...because she was nominated for a ~whopping~ three categories.

Taylor was nominated for Album of the Year, Top Female Vocalist, and Top New Female Vocalist.
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Taylor was nominated for Album of the Year, Top Female Vocalist, and Top New Female Vocalist.

12. 2007 Taylor would never dream she would win Record of the Year at the Grammys TWICE.

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13. On the fashion front, Taylor wore bright ballgowns instead of fishnets and black sweatshirts.

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14. Even Taylor's signature curly hair has become a distant memory.

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15. Taylor fangirled over meeting her idols, instead of her idols fangirling over her.

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16. Taylor's squad was just her mom and Abigail.

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17. In fact, #squadgoals wasn't even a thing people said, let alone aspired to be.

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18. Taylor would just grab selfies with fans instead of inviting them into her home.

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19. And finally, acceptance speeches were sweet, passionate, and uninteruprted. 👀

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