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The Agency

Here are the profiles of all the members of The Agency. The band’s name came up during the filming of the video for Picture to Burn (March 14, 2008), since all of them dressed up in suits, chucks and dark glasses, pretending to be secret agents. They adopted that look during some live appearances.

Name: Taylor Swift

  • Position: Lead Singer, Songwriter, Guitar
  • Aliases: The Sparkly Dressed, Princess in Red, etcūüôā
  • Twitter:¬†@taylorswift13
  • Tours: I think we can safely say all of them.
  • Status:¬†Hyper-active

Name: Amos J. Heller

  • Position: Bass Player Extraordinaire
  • Superlative: Class Clown
  • Twitter:@amosjheller
  • Tours:¬†Pre-headliner days, Fearless, Speak Now, RED, 1989
  • Status:¬†Active

Name: Paul Sidoti

  • Position: Guitar, Vocals
  • Superlative: Most Loyal
  • Twitter:¬†@paulsidoti
  • Tours: Fearless, Speak Now, RED, 1989
  • Status:¬†Active

Name: Michael Meadows

  • Position:¬†Guitar, Banjo, Keyboards, etc.
  • Superlative: Most sincere, most sarcastic.
  • Twitter:¬†@smalltownmike
  • Tours: Fearless, Speak Now, RED, 1989
  • Status:¬†Active

Name: David Cook

  • Position: Keyboards, Piano
  • Twitter:¬†@davidcookmusic
  • Musical Director
  • Tours: Speak Now, RED, 1989
  • Status:¬†Active

Matt BillingsleaName: Matt Billingslea

  • Position: Drummer
  • Twitter:¬†@mattbillingslea
  • Tours: RED, 1989
  • Status:¬†Active
  • Joined the band for the 1989 World Tour

The Starlights

The fearsome foursome not only do background vocals, they also have a choreography for each performance, making them both band members and dancers.

Name: Clare Turton

  • Position:¬†Backup Singer
  • Twitter:¬†@clareypoppin
  • Status: Active
  • Tours: RED, 1989
  • First appeared on the¬†2012 MTV VMAs

Name: Kamilah Marshall

  • Position: Backup Singer
  • Twitter:¬†@kamilahmarshall
  • Status: Active
  • Tours: RED, 1989
  • First appeared on the¬†2012 MTV VMAs

Name: Melanie Nyema

  • Position:¬†Backup Singer
  • Twitter:¬†@melanienyema
  • Status: Active
  • Tours: RED, 1989
  • First appeared on the¬†2012 MTV VMAs

Name: Eliotte Nicole

  • Position:¬†Backup Singer
  • Twitter:¬†@ElleBelle37
  • Status: Active
  • Tours: RED, 1989
  • First appeared on the European promo mini-tour (early 2013)

Beyond The Agency

Former band members, doing their own thing but always remembered. Most of them remain active with the fandom on social media.

Name: Al Wilson

  • Position: Drums
  • Superlative: Class President
  • Twitter:¬†@alsdrum
  • Status:¬†Pursuing other opportunities
  • Tours: Pre-headliner days,¬†Fearless, Speak Now, RED
  • The Original Band Leader

Name: Grant Mickelson

  • Position: Guitarist
  • Superlative: Most Organized
  • Alias: Hair Force One
  • Twitter:¬†@GrantMickelson
  • Status:¬†Pursuing other projects
  • Tours:¬†Pre-headliner days, Fearless, Speak Now, RED

Name: Caitlin Elizabeth Evanson

  • Position: Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals
  • Superlative: Best On-Stage Alter Ego
  • Alias: Eunice
  • Twitter:¬†@caitlinbird
  • Status:¬†She sings and plays your songs at Sessions by Cait.
  • Tours: Fearless, Speak Now, RED

Name: Elizabeth Huett

  • Position: Backup Singer
  • Superlative: Class Butterfly
  • Twitter:¬†@elizabethhuett
  • Website: elizabethhuett.com
  • Status:¬†Pursuing other projects
  • Tours: Fearless, Speak Now

Name: Daniel Sadownick

Name: Carly Thomas Smith

  • Position: Backup Singer
  • Twitter: @Carly1277
  • Status:¬†Pursuing other opportunities
  • Tours: RED
  • Joined for the¬†2012 MTV VMA performance.

Name: Ben Clark

  • Position: banjo, mandolin, dobro, guitar and piano
  • Twitter:¬†@banjobenclark
  • Status: Pursuing other projects
  • Tours: Pre-headliner days,¬†Fearless
  • Ben came back to replace Mike once during the Fearless Tour.

Name: Emily Poe

  • Position: fiddle
  • Twitter: unknown
  • Status:¬†Pursuing other projects
  • Tours:¬†Pre-headliner days
  • Emily left for a career in law.

The Horn Section

They first appeared for the live performances of 1989’s first single, Shake It Off. They appeared during some of the promotional concerts during album launch week, but they’re actually not touring on the 1989 World Tour.

Chad Lefkowitz-BrownName: Chad Lefkowitz-Brown

  • Position: Saxophone
  • Twitter:¬†@ChadLBsax
  • Tours:¬†None
  • Status:¬†Undetermined
  • Promotional concerts for 1989

Raymond James MasonName: Raymond James Mason

  • Position: Saxophone
  • Twitter:¬†@Ray_Jay_May
  • Tours:¬†None
  • Status:¬†Undetermined
  • Promotional concerts for 1989

Sylvester OnyejiakaName: Sylvester Onyejiaka

  • Position: Saxophone
  • Twitter:¬†@Sly5thAve
  • Tours: None
  • Status:¬†Undetermined
  • Promotional concerts for 1989

Wayne TuckerName: Wayne Tucker

  • Position: Trumpet
  • Twitter:¬†@WTuckerMusic
  • Tours: None
  • Status:¬†Undetermined
  • Promotional concerts for 1989

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