Taylor on the Cover of USA Weekend
June / 03 / 2011

Taylor is the cover girl for this Sunday’s USA Weekend! It features a new photoshoot and she answered some questions that fans submitted to USAWeekend.​com a few months ago. Check out the gorgeous new photoshoot in the gallery and read the interview here below. There’s also a behind the scenes video of the photoshoot which you can watch here on ETOnline.com!

Taylor Swift: You asked, she answers

In a rehearsal space near downtown Nashville, Taylor Swift is working on songs for her summer tour. Dressed casually in a summery blue and tan dress with her hair pulled back in a single braid that hangs below her shoulders, she plays a crystal-studded guitar while she sings a sad waltz, then switches it out for a banjo as her band kicks into her latest country hit, Mean.

Now 21 and living on her own since moving out of her parents’ house 20 miles away last June, Swift calls her midtown Nashville penthouse “a wonderland” of barn-wood floors, reclaimed brick walls and mismatched kitchen décor.

“The best thing about being on your own is having that sanctuary,” she says, settling her slender frame into a leather couch. “That place that’s yours.”

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