Articles tagged: Taylor Swift


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All Too Well: The Short Film was well worth the 9-year wait

Is there anything that Taylor Swift cannot do? (No, seriously. I’m wondering.) Ever since Swift first released “All Too Well” on her album Red back in 2012, the song has... Read more

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Revamped, rerecorded, and repackaged: Red (Taylor’s version) revisits a timeless classic

A 30 song, two-hour-plus version of Red. In the words of Taylor Swift, “I never saw [it] coming, and I will never be the same.” Red (Taylor’s Version) takes listeners... Read more

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The Weekly List: Best New Lyrics from Red (Taylor’s Version)

In 2019, Taylor Swift revealed her plan to re-record her first six albums due to an ongoing legal battle over her masters. Fast forward two years, and now millions of... Read more

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Taylor Swift’s savvy use of TikTok brings an old approach to a new audience

“[I] just remembered she’s a millennial,” joked one TikTok user in a video that got nearly 100,000 likes. The video, a duet of Taylor Swift’s first Tiktok in mid-August, was... Read more

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All the Vault Songs from Fearless (Taylor’s Version) Ranked

It feels like 2008 all over again. After having perhaps the most productive quarantine creative process with the albums folklore (2020) and evermore (2020), Taylor Swift started 2021 not by... Read more

Music

Taylor Swift dives “headfirst, fearless” into the re-recording process with Fearless (Taylor’s Version)

On the heels of Taylor Swift’s historic Grammy triumph, where she received her third Album of the Year award, fans celebrate the re-recording of her first AOTY-winning album. Fearless (Taylor’s... Read more

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The Weekly List: Christian girl autumn

It’s fall y’all.  Okay, I know I’m like a year late on this trend, and I must admit, not a member of its titular group. But as the wind blows... Read more

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The Weekly List: Seven songs to help you embrace those main character vibes

While I may not be able to do very much right now, there’s still one thing that I’ve found that coronavirus hasn’t ruined: listening to music on a rainy day... Read more

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“Look At Her Now”: Selena Gomez Finds Her Self-Worth and Artistic Identity on Rare

What feels like light-years ago, Selena Gomez sang “Who says you’re not perfect? / Who says you’re not worth it? / Who says you’re the only one that’s hurting?” in... Read more

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Best of 2019: Albums

1. Cuz I Love You – Lizzo On her third studio album, singer/rapper Lizzo finally got her big break—and wow, was it worth the wait. She raps about confidence and... Read more

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The Weekly List: Live Registration

Live registration is on its way. In an attempt to prep you for it, here are some songs to accompany you through this frightening new journey. “Help!” by The Beatles... Read more

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Critical Voices: Taylor Swift, reputation

Long gone is the sweet country girl who played acoustics about finding a place in this world while crying teardrops on her guitar. In her place is a confident woman... Read more

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Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, and the Album of the Year

Earlier this week, Taylor Swift’s 1989 won the Grammy for Album of the Year over Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly. In her acceptance speech, Swift said the following: “As... Read more