Taylor Swift Covers Rolling Stone

Country music star Taylor Swift graces the March 2009 cover of Rolling Stone.

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Vanessa Grigoriadis, who spent extensive time with Taylor to write the profile, offers insight on her subject on the magazine’s Web site.

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“For whatever reason she’s never felt a need to rebel from those values and that’s cool,” Grigoriadis says.

“I think she’s really focused on making her music and being, and she’s so involved in the songwriting and the technical aspects of it and just accessing her feelings like that. She really is that girl in the tiny little bedroom at home writing songs about the things she hopes and dreams and feels.”

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The 19-year-old Pennsylvania native was photographed at the Smashbox Studios in Hollywood on January 21.