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I originally compared this to Yeezus, but the more apt comparison was The Life of Pablo. The drastic sound change could have been a disaster, but the artist is too damn great to let that happen.

First listen rankings!

1. Call It What You Want
2. Delicate
3. New Years Day
4. Gorgeous
5. Dress
6. Look What You Made Me Do
7. End Game
8. King of My Heart
9. Ready For It

10. Don't Blame Me
11. Dancing With Our Hands Tied
12. Getaway Car
13. This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things
14. I Did Something Bad
15. So It Goes


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Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:23 am
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It's awesome. Taylor could have made an egotistical mess like Yeezus but went the other way and made it feel from the heart like earlier albums just with a pop sound.


Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:08 am
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uh... So It Goes and Getaway Car are highlights on the album!!!


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Not really. I'd give "So It Goes" the edge over the worst song on 1989 (This Love) and Red (Sad Beautiful Tragic) though.


Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:39 pm
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I think Getaway Car is my favorite followed by End Game, and ...Ready for It? has really grown on me.


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Getaway car is good. Not sure whether I like 1989 or this better.


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Very balanced album. No clunkers (Dancing With Our Hands Tied is my least favorite), but also nothing that feels like her best song ever.


Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:33 pm
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Shack wrote:
Very balanced album. No clunkers (Dancing With Our Hands Tied is my least favorite), but also nothing that feels like her best song ever.


Ya, I agree.

I think this may be better than 1989 but there's nothing as standout as Style or Blank Space.


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So this album is pretty much a disappointment commercially? It didn't have one well received big hit. Even Future and Ed Sheeran couldn't get the album a third top 10 hit. All the singles have tumbled down the charts.

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It's annoying how she thinks she's too good for her music videos to have anything to do with her songs. I enjoy her going all Weapon of Choice but why do it one of the most romantic songs on the album (Delicate)?


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Delicate sounds so recognizable and un-special, but on the other hand I kind of fricking love it.


Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:18 am
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Disappointing era for Taylor on the charts. #BringbackoldTaylor


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Just started new album, but I already love Cruel Summer. I knew she wouldn't let us down.


Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:04 am
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Cornelia Street :wub2:

I can’t believe Me! is gonna be on this album. It’s making a run as her best so far.


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Cruel Summer, Miss Americana, London Boy are my initial faves.


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First listen rankings!

1. Cornelia Street
2. Cruel Summer
3. I Think He Knows
4. False God
5. Daylight
6. Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince
7. London Boy
8. Death By A Thousand Cuts
9. The Archer
10. It's Nice To Have A Friend
11. Lover
12. Soon You'll Get Better
13. The Man
14. Paper Rings
15. I Forgot That You Existed
16. Afterglow
17. You Need To Calm Down
18. ME!

1-11 are all fantastic and everything but the last two is pretty good. It would be her best if not for them. I think Shack had it right, finding her true (maybe?) lover has created a balanced Taylor who can write a song called Cruel Summer and not have it be about Kanye West, and who can also embrace her past while also moving her sound forward. She was a little too excited about it early on, and thus needed to calm down herself to reach full potential.


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Still like Me!, confused by all the hate for it.

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Loving this album already from the get go. Another knockout.

The Man is really a standout for me so far.


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It's phenomenal. "False God" is my favourite thing here, the jazzy sound suits her SO well. More in this direction on the next album please. Also she should really work with Matt Healy, a lot of the sounds on the last 1975 album would work amazing with her songwriting. More than anything she sounds liberated here, free of the need to play the villain, free to profess love not to a fantasy but to a real person, and to explore sonically. "It's Nice to Have a Friend" is phenomenal and sounds like nothing she's ever done.

"Lover" is a note-perfect ballad and I hope it becomes a massive hit. It's magical. The first two singles didn't do as well as they hoped so she needs a hit, and this is the song with most potential on the album IMO. A lot of fans want "Cruel Summer" but I think that one's destined to become a fan-favourite album track. It's awesome, but I don't think it would work on radio. Starts and ends too suddenly, and it doesn't have a strong lyrical/conceptual hook.

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Lover is perfect for the 3rd single. I honestly would've considered London Boy as the first single


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Cruel summer and the .an are winners

The rest is meh.
Then there's Me! At the bottom. Of the barrel. How did that become the lead single?

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The Man is my least favorite song on the album.

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Mau wrote:
Cruel summer and the .an are winners

The rest is meh.
Then there's Me! At the bottom. Of the barrel. How did that become the lead single?


I think it made sense as the first single. Taylor is massive in Asia so she needed something with a simple, concise theme and a big hook and sound. I don’t think anything else on the album has the global appeal of Me!.

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Me! Is probably my least liked Taylor song and oh boy that list is loooong

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1. Cruel Summer
2. Miss Americana and the Heartbreak Prince
3. I Forgot That You Existed
4. Me!
5. Lover
6. Afterglow
7. I Think He Knows
8. London Boy
9. Death by a Thousand Cuts
10. You Need to Calm Down
11. Cornelia Street
12. Paper Rings
13. Daylight
14. It’s Nice to Have a Friend
15. False God
16. Soon You’ll Get Better
17. The Archer
18. The Man

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