Brittany Spanos

staff writer at Rolling Stone

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Damon Albarn — from Blur and Gorillaz — recently said Taylor Swift doesn’t write her own songs, sparking near-immediate backlash from Swift and her fans.

Can’t be both young and brilliant? Taylor Swift rebukes claims that she doesn’t write her own songs

Damon Albarn — from Blur and Gorillaz — recently said Taylor Swift doesn’t write her own songs, sparking near-immediate backlash from Swift and her fans.

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