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Taylor Swift: Shake It Off (Album: 1989, Releasing 28th October)

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idwl

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Mau ®;136519639 said:
They keep upping the sales projections for this album.

it could break Britney's record.

Damn.
Nooooooo I hope not. Loving the album though. Style, blank space and clean are amazing. I hate welcome to New York but the damn thing stuck in my head this morning
 

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Mau ®;136523464 said:
You'll love "You are in love". I cried.

New Romantics is a bop.

two of my favorite tracks. although you are in love cheats by channeling that jerry mcguire/secret garden. is it a sample or just a sound a-like? all i can think about when i listen to that is tom cruise telling me that i complete him lol
 

Weapxn

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So is the Target edition worth it?

If it is I just might buy a CD, can't even remember the last time I did that.
The three bonus tracks are pretty phenomenal. Anyone who doesn't get them is truly missing out.
 

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I just got the deluxe version from Target! $14, couldn't resist. Heard the bonus tracks beforehand and loved them.
 

rtcn63

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I'm going to take a slight guess and say the title of New Romantics is a reference to the '80s UK thing. (New Romanticism)

Or doing your first line of coke.
 

leng jai

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"He's so tall, and handsome as hell. He's so bad but he does it so well."

Well said Tswift, does your lyrical genius know no bounds?
 

The Lamp

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The bridge to Shake It Off blows my mind with how lyrically bad it is.

"While you've been getting down about all the liars and the dirty-dirty cheats of the world, you could've been getting down to this sick beat:

My ex-man brought his new girlfriend
She's like, 'Oh my God, I'm just gonna shake'"

Grammy's, huh?
 

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First listen and it's all right. I don't really quite love anything, though. I don't know if this would make it into my daily rotation, but it's something along the lines of "wouldn't mind if it came on" (aside from the "ew" tracks).

Might Actually Love:
Clean

Like:
Blank Space
Style
This Love
All You Had to Do Was Stay

Cute/Meh:
Welcome to New York
Out of the Woods
Shake It Off
Wildest Dreams
I Know Places
You Are In Love
New Romantics

Ew:
I Wish You Would
Wonderland
Bad Blood
How You Get the Girl

Her sing-talking delivery gets tiresome after a while, though. For something that's receiving a lot of critical acclaim, I can say for certain that Taylor Swift is mostly not my type of music.
 

Holy_Chic

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They had the album on most of the night at work earlier.

...it was so fucking bad. I generally love pop music, but Taylor has gone full hot garbage.
 

RumblingRosco

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People keep talking about the "this, sick, beat" part of Shake It Off as being horrible. That's nothing compared to the last time she says "tight little skirt" in Style. It is like nails on a chalkboard for me for some reason.
 

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Her sing-talking delivery gets tiresome after a while, though. For something that's receiving a lot of critical acclaim, I can say for certain that Taylor Swift is mostly not my type of music.

That's my main criticism of her as well. Her voice is just okay. Check out Kelly Clarkson's cover of Shake It Off. It's crazy how different a song can sound just by vocal delivery.

Mau ®;136475635 said:
What's your 1989 trinity?

Mine is Blank Space, Style & Clean. They're perfect pop songs

Shout out to "I Wish You Would". That one is also fantastic.

Style, Out of the Woods and Wildest Dreams. I love the production on Style and Out of the Woods. Wildest Dreams sounds like Lana Del Rey and that suits Taylor well.
 

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It reminds me a lot of Katy Perry's Prism, except a bit better.

But that's not a good thing.

It's not bad, it's just not as enjoyable to me as her other albums, especially after coming from the perfect blend of production and Taylor Swift that was Red.
 

leng jai

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Almost every song is catchy as hell regardless of whether it's actually good or not. There's barely any ballads though.

Best tracks:

This Love
Wildest Dreams
Wonderland
Blank Space
Clean
 

Kibbles

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The bridge to Shake It Off blows my mind with how lyrically bad it is.

"While you've been getting down about all the liars and the dirty-dirty cheats of the world, you could've been getting down to this sick beat:

My ex-man brought his new girlfriend
She's like, 'Oh my God, I'm just gonna shake'"

Grammy's, huh?
Taylor was just talking about it in an interview saying it's not serious I'm he least and thinks people are completely missing the point.
 

rtcn63

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Taylor is the awkward teenage girl who never elected to grow up. Think of her as that when you listen to her stuff. She's Peter Pan with waifish Bayonetta legs.
 

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god this album is near perfection. sadly don't like all the songs in the album (welcome to new york, all you had to do was stay, i wish you would and how you get a girl)

they aren't bad pop songs.. they just aren't on par imo to the other songs in this album
 

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She just announced the dates for her 1989 tour. Pre-sale starts on Friday

http://taylorswift.com/news/230983

May 20, 2015 – Bossier City, LA – CenturyLink Center
May 22, 2015 – Baton Rouge, LA – LSU Tiger Stadium
May 30, 2015 – Detroit, MI – Ford Field
June 2, 2015 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
June 3, 2015 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
June 6, 2015 – Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Field
June 8, 2015 – Charlotte, NC – Time Warner Cable Arena
June 9, 2015 – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
June 13, 2015 – Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field
June 20, 2015 – Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany – Lanxess Arena
June 21, 2015 – Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands – Ziggo Dome
June 23, 2015 – Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom – SSE Hydro
June 24, 2015 – Manchester, NW England United Kingdom – Arena
June 27, 2015 – London, England United Kingdom – British Summertime Hyde Park
July 6, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Tire Centre
July 7, 2015 – Montreal, QB – Bell Centre
July 11, 2015 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium
July 13, 2015 – Washington, DC – Nationals Park
July 18, 2014 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field
July 24, 2015 – Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium
July 25, 2015 – Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium
August 1, 2015 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place Stadium
August 4, 2015 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
August 5, 2015 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
August 8, 2015 – Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field
August 15, 2015 – Santa Clara, CA – Levi’s Stadium
August 17, 2015 – Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
August 18, 2015 – Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
August 25, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
August 26, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
August 29, 2015 – San Diego, CA – PETCO Park
September 4, 2015 – Salt Lake City, UT – EnergySolutions Arena
September 5, 2015 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
September 6, 2015 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
September 9, 2015 – Fargo, ND – Fargodome
September 11, 2015 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
September 12, 2015 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
September 16, 2015 – Indianapolis, IN – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
September 17, 2015 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
September 18, 2015 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
September 21, 2015 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
September 22, 2015 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
September 25, 2015 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
September 26, 2015 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
October 2, 2015 - Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre
October 3, 2015 - Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre
October 8, 2015 – Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
October 9, 2015 – Omaha, NE – CenturyLink Center
October 10, 2015 – Omaha, NE – CenturyLink Center
October 13, 2015 – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
October 14, 2015 – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
October 17, 2015 – Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium
October 20, 2015 – Lexington, KY – Rupp Arena
October 21, Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum Complex
October 24, 2015 – Atlanta, GA – Georgia Dome
October 27, 2015 - Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
October 31, 2015 – Tampa, FL – Raymond James Stadium
 

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Alright, got it in the weekend.

Style, Wildest Dreams, Welcome to New York are my favs.

Bad Blood though, reminds me of Peacock, the one song on Teenage Dream I wish didn't exist.
 

Weapxn

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I just really cannot believe she isn't playing in NYC itself. I'm not going to Jersey to see her.
 

SteveWinwood

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shes coming back to my city

i didnt go last time

i regret it


Yeah I saw that this morning when this:



was the top playlist on spotify.
 
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