7 Taylor Swift ‘1989’ Lyrics That She Should Trademark Next, Because “This Sick Beat” Isn’t Her Only Iconic Line
On the heels of Beyoncé keeping fans from creating Etsy merchandise with her likeness, Taylor Swift is trademarking "This Sick Beat" and other lyrics and phrases from 1989 . In addition to the end of the rap from "Shake It Off," she also trademarked "Nice to Meet You. Where You Been?" and "Party Like It's 1989," which means no one can sell t-shirts, ornaments, kitty sweaters, or other items with those lines on them. Swift actually filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Oct. 26, 2014, which was just a week before she pulled all of her music from Spotify. Clearly she is making sure that she profits from all of her original work, including lyrics, songs, and signature phrases.
With those three 1989 lines in mind, I thought about all of the other gems she should make sure to trademark. I don't know about you, but I'm still listening to the record on repeat, and there are many lyrics that always stand out. I feel like she should probably just copy and paste all of "Blank Space" into a trademark form, but if that's too expensive and ridiculous, let's just narrow it down to seven lines that are 100 percent Taylor Swift. And as we found out when she was hacked on Twitter this week, she is one woman you do not want to cross.
"Darling, I'm A Nightmare Dressed Like a Day Dream"
Because we are all Taylor Swift in "Blank Space."
"Welcome To New York, It's Been Waiting For You"
She kind of already did this with "Welcome to New York" by being the NYC Welcome Ambassador, but she should make it official.
"Haters Gonna Hate, Hate, Hate, Hate Hate"
T. Swift already has most "Shake It Off" chorus lyrics on t-shirts, but this one is probably the best. "Haters gonna hate" is already a popular meme, so she might have some trouble with this one.
"Love's A Game, Wanna Play?"
Yet another gem from "Blank Space."
"They Are The Hunters, We Are The Foxes"
Bonus points if she designs a sweater with a fox on it and these "I Know Places" lyrics.
"You're Still All Over Me Like a Wine-Stained Dress"
Not the catchiest lyric from "Clean," but a memorable one. It could be a Marsala-colored dress to go with the Pantone color of the year?
"Baby I Could Build A Castle Out Of All The Bricks They Threw At Me"
Again, a little long, but I can see a great phone case with these "New Romantics" lyrics on them.
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