By: Ally Kalishman
Ally Kalishman is a freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences studying Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
As Taylor Swift’s enthusiastic fanbase received the release of her rerecorded “Red” album, a question has once again resurfaced among skeptics: why is she doing it? To an outsider, it seems futile for an artist to spend the extensive time and money recording music she has already released. However, the answer to this question involves more than Swift herself. Swift’s rerecording journey shows the struggles of artists to maintain creative license over their work in a world that sometimes tries to take advantage of them.