(CelebrityAccess) — Taylor Swift appears to be moving forward with a controversial plan to do an end-run around her former manager Scooter Braun by re-recording all of her music.
In an interview on CBS Sunday Morning, Swift said she plans to re-record her Big Machine Records-era music as a way to regain control of her master recordings.
In a transcript released by CBS, and reported by The Hollywood Reporter, correspondent Tracy Smith if she is considering re-recording the Big Machine material.
Smith: “Might you do that?”
Swift: “Oh yeah,”
Smith: “That’s a plan?”
Swift: “Yeah, absolutely.”
In July, Braun sparked a public feud with Swift after his company Ithaca Holdings acquired the rights to all of her music from her time at Big Machine, drawing outrage from both Swift and her fans in the socialmediaverse.
Swift signed with Big Machine when she was 15 and released her greatest hits through the label, but signed with Universal in November 2018.
“I walked away because I knew once I signed that contract, Scott Borchetta (founder of Big Machine Label Group) would sell the label, thereby selling me and my future,” she wrote at the time. Both Braun and Borchatta disputed Swift’s characterization of the sale.
After news broke of the sale, fellow recording artist Kelly Clarkson suggested the re-recording scheme to Swift.
“U should go in & re-record all the songs that U don’t own the masters on exactly how U did them but put brand new art & some kind of incentive so fans will no longer buy the old versions,” Clarkson wrote to Swift via Twitter. “I’d buy all of the new versions just to prove a point.”