"Today Was a Fairytale" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. The song was written by Swift and produced by Nathan Champman with Swift's help. It was released on January 19, 2010 by Big Machine Records as a promotional Single from the corresponding Soundtrack for the 2010 film Valentines Day, which she acted in. Swift had previously written the song and offered it to producers for the film's soundtrack. Musically, "Today Was a Fairytale" is Pop-influenced and, lyrically, speaks of a magical date.