Speak Now World Tour – Live is both a live and video album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. It was released on November 21, 2011, by Big Machine Records. The album consists of songs and performances recorded from various tour dates around the world from Swift's Speak Now World Tour. In the United States, the album debuted at number 11 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with 77,000 copies sold.
The album was announced on September 21, 2011 via Swift's official website, along with the album cover. The DVD and Blu-ray releases feature all seventeen performances from the North American leg of the Speak Now World Tour, as well as bonus content. The CD has over seventy-five minutes of music as well as select live performances of songs from the Speak Now album. The combo was released on November 21, 2011. A Target exclusive of the live album contains the bonus performances of the songs "Ours", "Nashville" and "Sweet Escape", as well as the behind the scene making of the music video for "Mean". Many of the songs and performances were captured from various legs around the world of the tour. The Brazilian release of the album contains a new studio version of the song "Long Live", featuring new verses in Portuguese, composed and sung by Brazilian singer Paula Fernandes, which peaked at #5 on Brazilian Hot 100.
Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave a mixed review on the album and stated that Swift "has shown a lot of growth through the years and takes her live show seriously so It’s good to hear this live album sound nearly as good as her records do." Bjorke also compared the CD/DVD combo to Sugarland'sLive on the Inside. James Monger of AllMusic rated the album three out of five stars and stated that the performances on the DVD were "an elaborate affair that utilized dancers, aerialists, numerous costume changes, and a mammoth, multi-stage setup that more closely resembled a high-profile Broadway musical than it a did country music concert."
The album debuted at number eleven on the US Billboard 200 chart with 77,000 sold. It also debuted at number two in BillboardTop Country Albums on the same week. As of July 2019, the album has sold 368,000 copies in the US. In Canada, the album entered at number 25. The album also debuted in Australia at number thirty and later peaked at number sixteen. The album then fell off the chart completely the following week. The album also appeared in Mexico at number sixty seven.
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