‘folklore’ by Taylor Swift – The Taylor Swift Album I’ve Been Waiting For

So I am by no means a ‘Swiftie.’ Sure, I’ve listened to every song and even written a review of every album (links to those at the end of this post). And yeah, from 1989 onwards I’ve been fairly invested in her album rollouts, listening to new songs and watching new videos almost immediately after they dropped. But I’ve also consistently had negative opinions about … Continue reading ‘folklore’ by Taylor Swift – The Taylor Swift Album I’ve Been Waiting For

Albums to Listen To Instead of Taylor Swift’s “Lover”

It’s that time again. That’s right, a new Taylor Swift album! I have a complicated relationship with Taylor and her work. Pretty much every album she’s ever made consists of the following: – Several songs that I truly despise, either because I find their production obnoxious, their lyrics problematic, or some combination of both. – Several okay songs that I didn’t truly despise initially, but … Continue reading Albums to Listen To Instead of Taylor Swift’s “Lover”

An Album a Day: Lover by Taylor Swift

August 23, Lover by Taylor Swift Genre: Pop Year: 2019 Runtime: 61:48 Total Number of Tracks: 18 Songs you might know: – “Lover” – “The Man” – “The Archer” – “You Need to Calm Down” – “ME!” (ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco)  My prior relationship with the album and artist: I listened to all four songs that dropped prior to the album’s release … Continue reading An Album a Day: Lover by Taylor Swift

An Album a Day: reputation by Taylor Swift

August 22, reputation by Taylor Swift Genre: Synthpop, with a touch of rap/hip hop influence that doesn’t really belong here. Year: 2017 Runtime: 55:38 Total Number of Tracks: 15 Songs you might know: – “…Ready For It?” – “End Game” (ft. Future and Ed Sheeran) – “Delicate” – “Look What You Made Me Do” My prior relationship with the album: The lead single of reputation was “Look What You … Continue reading An Album a Day: reputation by Taylor Swift

An Album a Day: 1989 (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Edition

August 21, 1989 (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift Genre: Synthpop  Year: 2014 Runtime: 68:37 Total Number of Tracks: 16. 13 from the standard edition, and 3 bonus songs. And for once, none of the bonus tracks are rehashes of standard edition songs. Halle-freakin-lujah.  Songs you might know: – “Blank Space” – “Style” – “Out of the Woods” – “Shake It Off” – “Bad Blood” – … Continue reading An Album a Day: 1989 (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Edition

An Album a Day: Red (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift

August 20, Red (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift Genre: A hodgepodge of different sorts of pop. Not quite as synth-focused on Taylor’s more recent music, but certainly not country outside of 23 songs.  Year: 2012 Runtime: 90:27 Total Number of Tracks: 21. This consists of the 16 songs from the standard edition, 3 bonus songs, and 3 bonus versions of standard edition songs.  Songs you might … Continue reading An Album a Day: Red (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift

An Album a Day: Speak Now (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift

August 19, Speak Now (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift Genre: Country, but also with a touch more rock instrumentation than a typical country record. Year: 2010 Runtime: 92:16 Total Number of Tracks: 20, including six bonus tracks not on the standard edition. Of those six, three are additional songs, the other three are additional versions of songs from the standard edition. Songs you might know: – “Mine” … Continue reading An Album a Day: Speak Now (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift

An Album a Day: Fearless (Platinum Edition) by Taylor Swift

August 18, Fearless (Platinum Version) by Taylor Swift Genre: Country Year: 2008 Runtime: 79:19 Total Number of Tracks: 19, 13 of which are on the standard edition. Of the six bonus tracks, five are additional songs, and one is a piano version of “Forever and Always” from the standard edition.  Songs you might know: – “Fifteen” – “Love Story” – “White Horse” – “You Belong With … Continue reading An Album a Day: Fearless (Platinum Edition) by Taylor Swift

An Album a Day: Taylor Swift (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift

August 17, Taylor Swift (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift Genre: Country Year: 2006 Runtime: 54:03 Total Number of Tracks: 15, including the 11 songs from the standard editions, three exclusive songs, and an additional “pop version” of “Teardrops on My Guitar” Songs you might know: – “Tim McGraw” – “Picture to Burn”. – “Teardrops on My Guitar” – “Should’ve Said No” – “Our Song” My prior … Continue reading An Album a Day: Taylor Swift (Deluxe Edition) by Taylor Swift