Audio engineering was executed by Chad Carlson in Blackbird Studios' Studio D, with the usage of the API Legacy Plus equipments: Avantone CV-12, Neve 1073, and Tube-Tech CL-1B.
Audio mixing done by Justin Niebank and was set in Studio F, with the usage of the console Solid State Logic 9080 K series and Genelec 1032 console.
When Swift came to Chapman's home to record a radio edit for one of the singles from Taylor Swift, she immediately grew fond of the microphone. ' She had no idea what it was, just loved it, and I went along with something that felt right for her.
"When she put on the headphones and said, 'Test,' completely unprompted, she said, 'This is my mic. We've been using it ever since, and it sounds great on her voice," Chapman said.
The song was included on Swift's first, second, third, and fourth headlining tours, the Fearless Tour (2009–10), the Speak Now World Tour (2011–12), the Red Tour (2013–14), and the 1989 World Tour (2015) respectively.
"Love Story" has been covered by several artists, including Joe Mc Elderry and Forever the Sickest Kids.
It was released on September 12, 2008 by Big Machine Records, as the lead single from Swift's second studio album Fearless (2008).
The song was written about a love interest of Swift's who was not popular among Swift's family and friends.
It is also one of the best-selling singles in the United States and it was once the best-selling digital country single of all time there.
The song has been certified triple platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).
The song is one of the best-selling singles worldwide, with worldwide sales of more than 6.5 millions of units (according to the IFPI).
In between, overdubs were executed in Studio E by Chapman.
The song was mixed for mainstream airplay by Chapman.
He pulled Niebank's stems into his Mac OS laptop and used Apple Logic to create the pop version.