Tay To Z: A Taylor Swift Podcast

By Devin and Gab

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Hosts Devin and Gab chat about Taylor Swift's songs in alphabetical order. From "22" to "You're Not Sorry." New episodes every Tuesday! Come hang out!

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Tay To Z Episode 36: Dancing With Our Hands Tied
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In this episode we talk about "Dancing With Our Hands Tied" from Taylor's album "reputation." We welcome guest Brianne Jones, one of Gab's best friends, to chat about this underrated gem of a song. Gossip Gab goes into the origins of this song and we talk about the deep emotion and vulnerability behind the entire "reputation" album.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Guest: Brianne Jones

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Apr 13, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 35: Cruel Summer
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In this episode we talk about "Cruel Summer" from Taylor's album "Lover." We chat about how much we love this song, and the tragedy that there is not music video for it! Gossip Gab goes more in depth into the beginning of Taylor and Joe's relationship, and we talk about one of the best bridges of all time.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Apr 06, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 34: Crazier
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In this episode we chat about the song "Crazier" from "Hannah Montana: The Movie." We talk about how much we love the meaning behind this song, and reminisce a little about young love. "Gossip Gab" dives into the "Hannah Montana" movie while trying to get Devin to watch it.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Mar 30, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 33: cowboy like me
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In this episode we talk about "cowboy like me" from Taylor's newest album "evermore." We chat about how much we like the song and all of the vocal nuances in it. We also discover that neither of us are cowboys.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Mar 23, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 32: Cornelia Street
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In this episode we talk about "Cornelia Street" from Taylor's album "Lover." We chat about how much we love this song  and what it means to us. Gossip Gab goes into the background of the apartment on Cornelia Street, and we say "SO GOOD" way too many times.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Mar 16, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 31: coney island
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In this episode we chat about the song "coney island" from Taylor's newest album "evermore." We go into the lyrics and story, and how amazing the musicianship on this song is. Gossip Gab delves into theories about different lyrics in the bridge, and we talk about our personal experiences with Coney Island. 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Mar 09, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 30: Come In With The Rain
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In this episode we chat about the song "Come In With The Rain" from Taylor's "Fearless: Platinum Edition." We talk about the similarities to other songs on the album, and how much Devin does NOT want the window open during a rainstorm. 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Mar 02, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 29: Come Back...Be Here
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In this episode we chat about "Come Back...Be Here" from Taylor's album "RED: Deluxe Edition." We talk about what we like about the song, and how we can't wait to hear how it will sound on Taylor's re-records! Gossip Gab goes into who this song might be about!

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Feb 22, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 28: Cold As You
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In this episode we chat about "Cold As You" from Taylor Swift's debut album. We talk about the meaning of the song and how it has some of Taylor's best lyrics in it. Also, Gossip Gab discusses the origins of Taylor's "Track 5's."

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Feb 16, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 27: closure
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In this episode we chat about the song "closure" from Taylor's newest album "evermore." We talk about how cool it has been for Taylor to experiment with the "alternative" genre, and Gossip Gab goes deep into the drama behind Taylor's masters. 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Feb 09, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 26: Clean
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In this episode we chat about "Clean" from Taylor's album "1989." We welcome guest Laura Cornachio to the podcast, and talk about how much we love this song. Gossip Gab goes into the background of this song, and why Taylor wrote it. 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Special Guest: Laura Cornachio

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Feb 02, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 25: Change
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In this episode we chat about "Change" from Taylor's album "Fearless." We talk about our different takes on the song, and Gossip Gab goes into the background of it and how it was written for the Summer Olympics! 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Jan 26, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 24: champagne problems
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In this episode we chat about "champagne problems" from Taylor's newest album "evermore." We talk about the meaning of the phrase, and how we relate to it. Gossip Gab goes into some cool takes on some lines from the song, and we lament the waste of a good bottle of Dom Perignon.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Jan 19, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 23: cardigan
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In this episode we chat about Taylor's song "cardigan" from her album "folklore!" We talk about how much we love this song and its music video, and Gossip Gab finishes up the final chapter of the "teenage lover triangle!" 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Jan 12, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 22: Call It What You Want
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In this episode we chat about "Call It What You Want" from Taylor's album "reputation." We talk about how much we love this song and relate to it, and Gossip Gab goes into the drama behind the creation of "reputation" and the "Taylor Swift Is Over Party."

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Jan 05, 2021
Tay to Z Episode 21: Holiday Special!
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In this episode we chat about Taylor's three original Christmas songs!! We discuss "Christmas Must Be Something More," "Christmases When You Were Mine," and "Christmas Tree Farm!" We talk about each one and share our thoughts, and we go into how much we love the Holiday Season and Christmas music!!!

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Dec 25, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 20: Breathe
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In this episode we dive into Taylor's song "Breathe" from her second album "Fearless." We discuss the song and what we think of it, and Gossip Gab goes into the collaboration with Colbie Caillat

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Dec 22, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 19: Both Of Us
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In this episode we chat about B.O.B's song "Both of Us" from his album "Strange Clouds." Taylor is a co-writer and performer on the song, so it is part of this Podcast journey! We chat about the meaning of the song and its relevance to today's social climate, and Gossip Gab goes into how the song got started!

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Dec 15, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 18: Blank Space
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In this episode we talk about Taylor's song "Blank Space" from the album "1989." We chat about the amazing music video and how we relate to the song. We also welcome our first guest, Gina Doherty, one of Gab's best friends and a diehard Swiftie!

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Guest: Gina Doherty

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Dec 08, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 17: betty
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In this episode we chat about the song "betty" from Taylor's album "folklore." We chat about the meaning behind the song and how much we love it. Also, Gossip Gab goes into more of the "teenage lover triangle" of betty, cardigan, and august. 

Dec 01, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 16: Better Than Revenge
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In this episode we chat about the song "Better Than Revenge" from Taylor's album "Speak Now." We talk about the punk rock vibe of the song and how it is an amazingly written revenge song. Gossip Gab dives into the backstory of the song and how it hasn't really aged well. 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Nov 24, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 15: Best Days of Your Life
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In this episode we chat about "Best Days of Your Life" by Kellie Pickler. We talk about the song and what we like about it, as well as the wacky music video! We also discuss Taylor and Kellie's friendship and how they came about the idea for the song!

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song; Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Nov 17, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 14: Begin Again
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In this episode we chat about the hit song "Begin Again" from Taylor's fourth album "RED." We talk about how much we relate to the song, and how important it is to keep giving love a chance. We also discuss the music video, and how it is a love letter to Paris!

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Nov 10, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 13: Beautiful Ghosts
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In this episode we talk about "Beautiful Ghosts" from the "CATS" motion picture album. We discuss the song and its use in the movie, and we go into everything CATS! We also talk about the movie, and our thoughts on it!

Nov 02, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 12: Beautiful Eyes
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In this episode we chat about the song "Beautiful Eyes" from the EP of the same name. We talk about Taylor's start, our own beautiful eyes, and Gossip Gab goes into the EP and why she released it! 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen,  and Eric Johnson

Oct 27, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 11- Bad Blood
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In this episode we chat about Taylor's song "Bad Blood" from the "1989" album. We go into the music video and the potpourri of Taylor's besties who are in it. Gossip Gab dives into the meaning of the song, and the friendship between Taylor and Katy Perry.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson 

Oct 20, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 10: Back To December
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In this episode we talk about "Back to December" from Taylor's album "Speak Now." We go into the meaning of the song and what we think about the music video. Also, Gossip Gab discusses Taylor's relationship with Taylor... Lautner, and how he seems like a pretty nice guy. 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Opening Theme: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Oct 13, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 9: Babe
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In this episode we discuss the song "Babe" from Sugarland's album "Bigger." This is the first song we will cover that is written by Taylor Swift, but performed on another artist's album. We also discuss the amazing music video, and talk about one of the greatest Taylor Swift bridges of all time! 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson

Oct 06, 2020
Tay To Z Episode 8: august
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In this episode we chat about the song "august" from Taylor's newest album "folklore". We also talk about summer love and Gossip Gab gets into the lover triangle of Betty, James, and August! 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Sep 29, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 7: All You Had to Do Was Stay
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In this episode we talk about the song "All You Had to Do Was Stay" from the 1989 album. We also chat about how we relate to the song, and Gossip Gab goes into the digital booklet Easter eggs!

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Sep 22, 2020
Tay To Z Episode 6: All Too Well
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In this episode, we chat about one of Taylor's most iconic songs, "All Too Well" from "Red." We go in depth about the lyrics and their meanings. We also talk about how this song has changed for her and how much this song has affected her listeners. 

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Sep 15, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 5: Afterglow
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In this episode we discuss the song "Afterglow" from the "Lover" album. We also talk about how we relate to the song and discuss how important it is to fight for what you love.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Devin Johnson and Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Sep 08, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 4: A Place in This World
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In this episode we talk about "A Place in this World " from the Taylor Swift album. We also reflect on a time when we didn't know our place yet, and how we found it!

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Sep 01, 2020
Tay to Z Episode 3- A Perfectly Good Heart
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In this episode, we chat about "A Perfectly Good Heart" from the Taylor Swift album. We also go into our first "perfectly good heartbreaks" and how we wish we had this song when they happened.

Hosts: Devin and Gab

Sound Design: Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Theme Song: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Aug 25, 2020
Tay To Z Episode 2: 22
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In this episode we talk about Taylor's hit song "22" from her album "Red." We also talk about what life was like when we were 22, and how we had no idea what we were doing!

Hosts: Devin and Gab
Sound Design: Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Opening Theme: Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, Eric Johnson

Aug 20, 2020
Tay To Z Episode 1: Introduction
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In our intro episode of "Tay to Z," we talk about our idea for a podcast, and share our stories of when we became Taylor Swift fans for the first time. 

Hosts: Devin and Gab
Sound Design: Peter Leigh-Nilsen

Opening theme song by Devin Johnson, Peter Leigh-Nilsen, and Eric Johnson.


Aug 20, 2020