Speak Now Map - Physical Print


A fake map inspired by Taylor Swift's album Speak Now. Drawn in procreate, printed in-house on semi-gloss photo paper.

Scroll to the final listing photo for a key:

 1 — Big (Old ) City

  • Mean: “Someday I’ll be living in a big old city”
  • Never Grow Up: “So here I am in my new apartment in a big city, they just dropped me off”

2 — New Apartment

  • Never Grow Up: “So here I am in my new apartment in a big city, they just dropped me off”

3 — Last Kiss: “I do recall now the smell of the rain fresh off the pavement, I ran off the plane”

4 — The Story Of Us: “Now I’m standing alone in a crowded room and we’re not speaking”

5 — The bell Taylor wrung during Haunted on the Speak Now Tour

6 — Ghost Town

  • Electric Touch: “Got a feeling your electric touch could fill this ghost town up with life”
  • Haunted

7 — Sad Empty Town

  • Dear John: “I’m shining like fireworks over your sad empty town”

8 — Tightrope

  • Innocent: “Lost your balance on a tightrope, lost your mind trying to get it back”
  • Haunted: “You and I walk a fragile line”

9 — Restaurant

  • Mine: “You were in college, working part time waiting tables”

10 — “The Water”

  • Mine: “Do you remember all the city lights on the water?”
  • Koi fish from the guitar Taylor used on the Speak Now Tour

11 — Bench

  • Mine: “Do you remember we were sitting there by the water?”
  • The Story Of Us: “Now I’m searching the room for an empty seat”

12 — Church (back door)

  • Speak Now: “Don’t say yes, run away now. I’ll meet you when you’re out of the church at the back door”

13 — The Vault

  • From Taylor’s Version
  • Also from the I Can See You music video where Taylor is stuck in the vault

14 — Car

  • Mine: “Left a small town, never looked back”
    • Car is driving from the “small town” to the “big city”

15 — The Playground

  • Better Than Revenge: “Soon she’s gonna find stealing other people’s toys on the playground won’t make you many friends”

16 — Castle & dragon

  • Long Live: “I had the time of my life fighting dragons with you”
  • Castles Crumbling: “And I feel like my castle's crumbling down”

17 — Long Live: “long live all the mountains we moved”

18 — Enchanted: “Walls of insincerity, shifting eyes and vacancy vanished when I saw your face”

19 — Song: The Story of Us

20 — Timeless: “Down the block, there's an antique shop and something in my head said stop so I walked in”

  • “25” on the windows for the lyrics “on the counter was a cardboard box And the sign said, ‘photos: 25 cents each’”

21 — Better Than Revenge: “She’s better known for the things that she does on the mattress” (old lyric) vs. the new lyric “he was a moth to the flame, she was holding the matches”

  • 2 other moths are hidden in the map, all flying toward the matches

22 — Sparks Fly: “The way you move is like a full-on rain storm and I’m a house of cards”

23 — Small Town

  • Mine: “Left a small town, never went back”
  • When Emma Falls In Love: “If Cleopatra grew up in a small town”

24 — Foolish One: “Foolish one, stop checkin your mail for confessions of love that ain’t ever gonna come”

25 — Home

  • Never Grow Up: “Take pictures in your mind of your childhood room”
  • Electric Touch: “Just breathe, just relax, it'll be okay / just an hour 'til your car's in the driveway” & “It's 8:05 and I see two headlights”

26 — Back To December: “You gave me roses and I left them there to die”

27 — Song: Enchanted

28 — Dear John: “I lived in your chess game, but you changed the rules everyday”

29 — Dear John: “The girl in the dress cried the whole way home”