“Picture to Burn” is performed by American singer Taylor Swift and taken from her self-titled debut studio album. It was released on 29 January, 2008 by Big Machine Records as the fourth single from the album. It was produced by Nathan Chapman, and co-written by Taylor Swift and Liz Roze. The music video was premiered on 14 March, 2008 and directed by Trey Fanjoy.
Taylor Swift performed “Picture to Burn” on Soul2Soul II Tour, at Billboard headquarters, on Regis & Kelly, at the Apple Store in SoHo, on Good Morning American, at the CMT Music Awards 2008, on Nashville Star, at the CMA Music Festival 2009, at the V Festival 2009, during her Fearless Tour and at Gillette Stadium.
Kate Kiefer from Paste magazine stated “she is showing the maturity with this song”. Chris Neal from Country Weekly said “the song and ‘Should’ve Said No‘ are the best strikes from her album”. Patrick Donald said “an upbeat, sassy and well-performed song”. Kevin Courtney from The Irish Times said “the song is about revenge and everyone should tell anyone that I’m Crazy”.
“Picture to Burn” ranked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, at number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and at number 48 on the Canadian Hot 100 Chart.