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TAYLOR SWIFT - SHAKE IT OFF (SONG)
Label:BIG/UMA
Entry:31/08/2014 (Position 5)
Last week in charts:12/11/2023 (Position 18)
Peak:1 (3 weeks)
Weeks:37
Place on best of all time:94 (1282 points)
Year:2014
Music/Lyrics:Max Martin
Shellback
Taylor Swift
Producer:Max Martin
Shellback
World wide:
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fr  Peak: 6 / weeks: 74
nl  Peak: 7 / weeks: 11
be  Peak: 17 / weeks: 28 (Vl)
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fi  Peak: 6 / weeks: 5
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dk  Peak: 4 / weeks: 12
it  Peak: 10 / weeks: 6
es  Peak: 2 / weeks: 19
au  Peak: 1 / weeks: 37
nz  Peak: 1 / weeks: 26

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Big Machine 00602537993796


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18/08/2014
Digital Big Machine 00602537993796 (UMG) / EAN 0602537993796
1. Shake It Off
3:39
   

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MUSIC DIRECTORY
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TAYLOR SWIFT IN AUSTRALIAN CHARTS
Singles

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Love Story25/01/2009144
White Horse22/02/2009411
You Belong With Me24/05/2009538
Fifteen13/12/2009483
Today Was A Fairytale21/02/2010312
Mine22/08/2010914
Speak Now24/10/2010201
Back To December31/10/2010261
Mean07/11/2010451
Safe & Sound (Taylor Swift feat. The Civil Wars)25/03/2012383
Eyes Open01/04/2012471
Both Of Us (B.o.B feat. Taylor Swift)13/05/2012514
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together26/08/2012324
Begin Again07/10/2012202
Red14/10/2012123
I Knew You Were Trouble21/10/2012326
State Of Grace28/10/2012441
2224/02/20132110
Everything Has Changed (Taylor Swift feat. Ed Sheeran)26/05/20132811
Sweeter Than Fiction10/11/2013441
Shake It Off31/08/2014137
Out Of The Woods26/10/2014198
Welcome To New York02/11/2014232
Blank Space16/11/2014138
Style25/01/2015832
Bad Blood (Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar)31/05/2015117
Wildest Dreams23/08/2015322
New Romantics13/03/2016355
I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) (Zayn & Taylor Swift)25/12/2016321
Look What You Made Me Do10/09/2017115
...Ready For It?17/09/2017312
Gorgeous05/11/201794
Call It What You Want19/11/2017161
End Game (Taylor Swift feat. Ed Sheeran & Future)28/01/2018364
Delicate08/04/2018289
Me! (Taylor Swift feat. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco)12/05/2019212
You Need To Calm Down30/06/2019319
The Archer11/08/2019193
Lover01/09/2019326
I Forgot That You Existed08/09/2019241
Cruel Summer08/09/2019144
The Man08/09/2019174
I Think He Knows08/09/2019341
Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince08/09/2019323
Paper Rings08/09/2019291
Cornelia Street08/09/2019401
Death By A Thousand Cuts08/09/2019481
London Boy08/09/2019421
Only The Young16/02/2020311
Cardigan09/08/202019
Hoax09/08/2020431
Exile (Taylor Swift feat. Bon Iver)09/08/202035
Seven09/08/2020162
August09/08/2020132
Peace09/08/2020331
Mirrorball09/08/2020142
Invisible String09/08/2020192
This Is Me Trying09/08/2020181
Illicit Affairs09/08/2020211
The 109/08/202043
Betty09/08/2020221
Mad Woman09/08/2020251
Epiphany09/08/2020291
The Last Great American Dynasty09/08/202072
My Tears Ricochet09/08/202082
Willow27/12/2020113
Champagne Problems27/12/2020121
Dorothea27/12/2020471
Coney Island (Taylor Swift feat. The National)27/12/2020421
Evermore (Taylor Swift feat. Bon Iver)27/12/2020451
Happiness27/12/2020371
'Tis The Damn Season27/12/2020241
Ivy27/12/2020431
Long Story Short27/12/2020491
No Body, No Crime (Taylor Swift feat. Haim)27/12/2020161
Gold Rush27/12/2020211
Tolerate It27/12/2020331
Love Story (Taylor's Version)28/02/2021214
You All Over Me (Taylor Swift feat. Maren Morris)11/04/2021341
Mr. Perfectly Fine25/04/2021193
Forever & Always (Taylor's Version)25/04/2021451
Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)03/10/2021283
I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor Swift feat. Chris Stapleton)28/11/2021431
Run (Taylor Swift feat. Ed Sheeran)28/11/2021192
Message In A Bottle28/11/2021331
I Almost Do28/11/2021451
Treacherous28/11/2021381
All Too Well28/11/2021113
Enchanted05/12/2021273
This Love (Taylor's Version)22/05/2022232
Don't Blame Me26/06/2022166
Question...?06/11/2022114
Anti-Hero06/11/2022175
Mastermind06/11/2022123
Vigilante Shit06/11/2022104
Karma06/11/2022231
Lavender Haze06/11/2022213
Sweet Nothing06/11/2022143
Labyrinth06/11/2022133
You're On Your Own, Kid06/11/202265
Maroon06/11/202246
Bejeweled06/11/202276
Midnight Rain06/11/202256
Snow On The Beach (Taylor Swift feat. Lana Del Rey)06/11/202235
All Of The Girls You Loved Before02/04/2023153
Hits Different11/06/2023161
Mine (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023101
I Can See You23/07/202353
Enchanted (Taylor's Version)23/07/202372
Electric Touch (Taylor Swift feat. Fall Out Boy)23/07/2023381
When Emma Falls In Love23/07/2023431
Castles Crumbling (Taylor Swift feat. Hayley Williams)23/07/2023331
Foolish One23/07/2023501
Back To December (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023111
Better Than Revenge (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023141
Sparks Fly (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023171
Speak Now (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023221
Dear John (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023261
Mean (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023301
The Story Of Us (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023321
Haunted (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023481
Say Don't Go12/11/202333
Is It Over Now? (Taylor's Version)12/11/2023119
Now That We Don't Talk12/11/202325
Suburban Legends12/11/202382
Style (Taylor's Version)12/11/202373
"Slut!"12/11/202343
Blank Space (Taylor's Version)12/11/202392
Out Of The Woods (Taylor's Version)12/11/2023121
Welcome To New York (Taylor's Version)12/11/2023111
Wonderland12/11/2023221
You're Losing Me17/12/2023132
Christmas Tree Farm07/01/2024491
You Belong With Me (Taylor's Version)03/03/2024372
 
Albums

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Fearless30/11/2008296
Taylor Swift21/03/2010333
Speak Now14/11/2010133
Speak Now World Tour Live11/12/2011163
Red04/11/20121165
198909/11/20141398
Reputation26/11/20171201
Lover08/09/20191220
Folklore09/08/20201193
Evermore27/12/20201109
Fearless (Taylor's Version)25/04/2021155
Midnights06/11/2022176
Folklore - The Long Pond Studio Sessions07/05/2023241
Speak Now (Taylor's Version)23/07/2023139
1989 (Taylor's Version)12/11/2023123
SONGS BY TAYLOR SWIFT
"Slut!"
...Ready For It?
22
A Place In This World
Afterglow
All Of The Girls You Loved Before
All Too Well
All You Had To Do Was Stay
All You Had To Do Was Stay (Taylor's Version)
Anti-Hero (Taylor Swift feat. Bleachers)
Anti-Hero
August
Babe
Babe (Sugarland feat. Taylor Swift)
Back To December
Back To December (Taylor's Version)
Bad Blood (Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Bad Blood
Bad Blood (Taylor's Version)
Beautiful Eyes
Beautiful Ghosts
Begin Again
Bejeweled
Better Man
Better Than Revenge
Better Than Revenge (Taylor's Version)
Betty
Bigger Than The Whole Sky
Birch (Big Red Machine feat. Taylor Swift)
Blank Space
Blank Space (Taylor's Version)
Both Of Us (B.o.B feat. Taylor Swift)
Breathe (Taylor Swift feat. Colbie Caillat)
Breathless
But Daddy I Love Him
Bye Bye Baby
Call It What You Want
Cardigan
Carolina
Castles Crumbling (Taylor Swift feat. Hayley Williams)
Champagne Problems
Change
Christmas Must Be Something More
Christmas Tree Farm
Christmases When You Were Mine
Clara Bow
Clean
Clean (Taylor's Version)
Closure
Cold As You
Come Back... Be Here
Come In With The Rain
Coney Island (Taylor Swift feat. The National)
Cornelia Street
Cowboy Like Me
Crazier
Cruel Summer
Dancing With Our Hands Tied
Daylight
Dear John
Dear John (Taylor's Version)
Dear Reader
Death By A Thousand Cuts
Delicate
Don't Blame Me
Don't You
Dorothea
Down Bad
Dress
Electric Touch (Taylor Swift feat. Fall Out Boy)
Enchanted
Enchanted (Taylor's Version)
End Game (Taylor Swift feat. Ed Sheeran & Future)
Epiphany
Evermore (Taylor Swift feat. Bon Iver)
Everything Has Changed (Taylor Swift feat. Ed Sheeran)
Exile (Taylor Swift feat. Bon Iver)
Eyes Open
Eyes Open (Taylor's Version)
False God
Fearless
Fifteen
Florida!!! (Taylor Swift feat. Florence + The Machine)
Foolish One
Forever & Always
Forever & Always (Taylor's Version)
Forever Winter
Fortnight (Taylor Swift feat. Post Malone)
Fresh Out The Slammer
Gasoline (Haim feat. Taylor Swift)
Getaway Car
Girl At Home
Girl At Home (Taylor's Version)
Glitch
Gold Rush
Gorgeous
Guilty As Sin?
Half Of My Heart (John Mayer feat. Taylor Swift)
Happiness
Haunted
Haunted (Taylor's Version)
Hey Stephen
High Infidelity
Highway Don't Care (Tim McGraw feat. Taylor Swift & Keith Urban)
Hits Different
Hoax
Holy Ground
How You Get The Girl
How You Get The Girl (Taylor's Version)
I Almost Do
I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor Swift feat. Chris Stapleton)
I Can Do It With A Broken Heart
I Can Fix Him (No Really I Can)
I Can See You
I Did Something Bad
I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) (Zayn & Taylor Swift)
I Forgot That You Existed
I Heart?
I Knew You Were Trouble
I Know Places
I Know Places (Taylor's Version)
I Think He Knows
I Wish You Would
I Wish You Would (Taylor's Version)
If This Was A Movie
If This Was A Movie (Taylor's Version)
Illicit Affairs
I'm Only Me When I'm With You
Innocent
Invisible
Invisible String
Is It Over Now? (Taylor's Version)
It's Nice To Have A Friend
It's Time To Go
Ivy
Jump Then Fall
Karma (Taylor Swift feat. Ice Spice)
Karma
King Of My Heart
Labyrinth
Last Christmas
Last Kiss
Lavender Haze
LOML
London Boy
Long Live
Long Story Short
Look What You Made Me Do
Love Story
Love Story (Taylor's Version)
Lover
Lover (Remix) (Taylor Swift feat. Shawn Mendes)
Macavity (Taylor Swift feat. Idris Elba)
Mad Woman
Marjorie
Maroon
Mary's Song (Oh My My My)
Mastermind
Me! (Taylor Swift feat. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco)
Mean
Mean (Taylor's Version)
Message In A Bottle
Midnight Rain
Mine
Mine (Taylor's Version)
Mirrorball
Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince
Mr. Perfectly Fine
My Boy Only Breaks His Favorite Toys
My Tears Ricochet
Never Grow Up
New Romantics
New Romantics (Taylor's Version)
New Year's Day
No Body, No Crime (Taylor Swift feat. Haim)
Now That We Don't Talk
Only The Young
Our Song
Ours
Out Of The Woods
Out Of The Woods (Taylor's Version)
Paper Rings
Paris
Peace
Perfectly Good Heart
Picture To Burn
Question...?
Red
Renegade (Big Red Machine feat. Taylor Swift)
Reputation
Right Where You Left Me
Ronan
Run (Taylor Swift feat. Ed Sheeran)
Sad Beautiful Tragic
Safe & Sound (Taylor Swift feat. The Civil Wars)
Safe & Sound (Taylor's Version) (Taylor Swift, Joy Williams & John Paul White)
Santa Baby
Say Don't Go
Seven
Shake It Off
Shake It Off (Taylor's Version)
Should've Said No
Silent Night
Slut!
Snow On The Beach (Taylor Swift feat. Lana Del Rey)
So It Goes...
So Long, London
Soon You'll Get Better (Taylor Swift feat. Dixie Chicks)
Sparks Fly
Sparks Fly (Taylor's Version)
Speak Now
Speak Now (Taylor's Version)
Starlight
State Of Grace
Stay Beautiful
Stay Stay Stay
Style
Style (Taylor's Version)
Suburban Legends
Superman
SuperStar
Sweet Nothing
Sweeter Than Fiction
Teardrops On My Guitar
Tell Me Why
That's When (Taylor Swift feat. Keith Urban)
The 1
The Alchemy
The Alcott (The National feat. Taylor Swift)
The Archer
The Best Day
The Black Dog
The Great War
The Joker And The Queen (Ed Sheeran feat. Taylor Swift)
The Lakes
The Last Great American Dynasty
The Last Time (Taylor Swift feat. Gary Lightbody)
The Lucky One
The Man
The Manuscript
The Moment I Knew
The Other Side Of The Door
The Outside
The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived
The Story Of Us
The Story Of Us (Taylor's Version)
The Tortured Poets Department
The Very First Night
The Way I Loved You
This Is Me Trying
This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things
This Love
This Love (Taylor's Version)
Tied Together With A Smile
Tim McGraw
Timeless
'Tis The Damn Season
Today Was A Fairytale
Tolerate It
Treacherous
Two Is Better Than One (Boys Like Girls feat. Taylor Swift)
Untouchable
Vigilante Shit
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
We Were Happy
Welcome To New York
Welcome To New York (Taylor's Version)
When Emma Falls In Love
White Christmas
White Horse
Who's Afraid Of Little Old Me?
Wildest Dreams
Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)
Willow
Wonderland
Wonderland (Taylor's Version)
Would've, Could've, Should've
You All Over Me (Taylor Swift feat. Maren Morris)
You Are In Love
You Are In Love (Taylor's Version)
You Belong With Me
You Belong With Me (Taylor's Version)
You Need To Calm Down
You're Losing Me
You're Not Sorry
You're On Your Own, Kid
ALBUMS BY TAYLOR SWIFT
1989
1989 (Taylor's Version)
Evermore
Fearless
Fearless (Taylor's Version)
Folklore
Folklore - The Long Pond Studio Sessions
Lover
Lover - Live From Paris
Midnights
Red
Red (Taylor's Version)
Reputation
Speak Now
Speak Now (Taylor's Version)
Speak Now World Tour Live
Taylor Swift
The More Fearless (Taylor's Version) Chapter
The More Lover Chapter
The More Red (Taylor's Version) Chapter
The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection
The Tortured Poets Department
DVDS BY TAYLOR SWIFT
Journey To Fearless
Speak Now World Tour Live
 
REVIEWS
Average points: 3.9 (Reviews: 150)
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****
Well, it was going to happen sooner or later. But I actually don't mind this. Nice track from Taylor Swift.
*****
groovy, infact excellent<br><br>of course YouTube is going to choose that thumbnail to bait slut-shamers and crypto-racists (or people who are a wee bit too quick to accuse people of being a slut-shamer or crypt-racist, like Earl Sweatshirt or me on a bad day), gits.
Last edited: 12/11/2014 05:04
*
Shit.<br><br>Just boring and awful like her previous songs, with that bit around the two-and-a-half minute mark being particularly horrid and immature in the way that only Taylor Swift can be.<br><br>Will become a hit unfortunately due to the public's general poor taste in music.<br><br>Well, at least she'll be able to "shake off" this criticism.
******
Ich empfand "We are never..." als eine sehr gute Leadsingle! Das kann ich von "Shake It Off" nicht so ganz behaupten...<br>Catchy ist es, jedoch auch total nervig! Das Video finde ich dazu komplett bescheuert! <br><br>edit: ein fieser Ohrwurm, der aber ungalublich Spass macht! Höre ich sehr gerne! 6*
Last edited: 06/09/2015 17:32
****
It will grow on me, but unfortunately I didn't like it first listen. Even though I love(d) Glee, it sounds like a Glee song, and not in a good way.<br><br>EDIT: This kind of grew on me, but probably more because of its international success and its popularity at parties. Decent enough, but I think there are better tracks on here.
Last edited: 04/01/2015 02:32
*
Awful! I didn't find it too bad on first listen but I quickly begun to have an allergic reaction to this pretty quickly. This then turned into a dislike when I became more familiar with it and then it just kept getting worse for me until I really hated it. And the worst part is that almost everyone else loves it! <br><br>Many, many things wrong with this in my opinion. For starters it reminds me of "Whip My Hair" which is just really cringeworthy. Not quite as bad as that, but that's not much of a compliment. The lyrics are awful and Taylor Swift really shouldn't have written a song about her haters. It's actually really annoying that Lady Gaga constantly gets called out for being pretentious, yet little hate has been directed towards Taylor. The whole thing reeks of pretension imo and I absolutely cannot stand it. If you really shook off people's criticism you wouldn't have needed to write a song about it! The way she prances around in the music video like this isn't a desperate song to release as a comeback track and how she and this song are above and beyond other pop artist's work is revolting. And don't get me started on whatever the bridge is supposed to be, just ugh. Really hate the use of "haters gonna hate" as I find that saying really dumb. I guess musically this is okay, but there's so many tracks with this sound from the past few years that I have no reason to care about it here. While I've never been huge on Taylor, I've always thought she has been good at writing relatable songs. How is this relatable to most of the general public? I don't approve of people slagging her off for her love life but this was totally not a necessary thing to release. The worst part is that when I went into it I was expecting something really good, so disappointing is an understatement. Really vile and I greatly despise that it was such a massive hit.<br><br>I just really hope that this disappears as quickly as possible now, it's excruciating seeing so many people still buying it in December. My worst song of 2014 and Taylor's worst for me.<br>
Last edited: 30/12/2014 00:42
******
Yeah really enjoying this one.
****
Taylor, I believe you have something belonging to Avril. Please return it immediately and release a country single. I still want to care about your success.<br><br>Not that this is bad, it's quite catchy and fun, although sometimes cringeworthy. It's just not what I want from her.
****
The video looks like an advert and seems a bit forced, but the song is rather likable.
****
It's unashamedly very catchy, certainly my favourite of hers.
Last edited: 10/11/2014 11:35
******
This is epic. So catchy!
***
It is making me cringe. The track wasn't worth all the hype but it was going to be hyped because it is Taylor Swift!
Last edited: 24/09/2014 10:54
**
Felt really fresh when it came out but now that it's been lingering for a few years now, I understand why people find it annoying. Her voice feels a bit whiny here and she sounds like she's trying way too hard. It's a shame because I used to enjoy this unironically.<br><br>(and about the rap section, yeah it's still cringe)
Last edited: 03/02/2020 09:37
*
So annoying now...
Last edited: 06/05/2017 21:35
*
What is this crap.....The video is pretty good....the song is so lame I couldn't even get through the whole song
***
It's OK. Decent enough.
****
Finally a hit single that appreciates the awesomeness that is Mischief Makers, shake shake! And you don't even need to shake it to get the gold because it's far from dire.<br><br>In all seriousness though, this speaks volumes to me. As music is (despite being super popular) something of a nichey hardcore interest, when it gets pulled up in mainstream media, it's subject to small reference pools (eg. Bob Marley is the only reggae artist people have heard of, so if you say a reggae artist, it has to be Bob Marley). But this in itself is subject to a deeper rooted version of the same problem. Namely, yeah, the average person has heard of this handful of musical artists, but what do they actually know ABOUT them? And it always disappoints me when it's not actually about the music. I mean sure, you could remember Kanye West (oh look I'm doing it too :P) for all the acclaimed albums, or it's much easier to remember him for silly things he's said and done on TV and who he's married to. For Taylor, at least since "Red" came out, it's a rarity to see some tabloid mention on her on anything other than 'Woah, the dump tally just keeps on rising, date Taylor Swift now and maybe she'll write a hateful song about you :O', which is just really condescending and she doesn't deserve it. <br><br>So I like this song for totally sticking it to those tabloids right in the first verse. Granted it could be seen as immature, but it's still always gonna be a step above those irrational neckbeard hatres. And a bonus is that the song is quite catchy too. Following a string of 'lol, let's just stick some brass awkwardly into the song because "Thrift Shop"' hits of late, this is one that does so in a tasteful manner that actually fits with the song. Two good Shellback hits in a row, what are the odds?!<br><br>The spoken word bridge reminds me a whole lot of "On A Mission" by Gabrielle Cilmi and like that it's pretty cringey and detracts from the song, but not enough to stop me from being glad that she finally has a #1 hit that's worth getting there. 4.2
****
A fun and quirky track.
****
Reasonably enjoyable, lighthearted track. I don't like the bridge but the rest is fine. 3.7*<br><br>EDIT: Upgrade - Probably her 3rd best for me now. 4*
Last edited: 21/12/2014 13:56
*****
I predict double or triple Platinum certification for this song. It's really good, and well-thought out.
**
2 stars
**
Catchy at first, but it gets old fast.
*
Crap
Last edited: 28/11/2014 14:23
******
Amazing song!6 stars!!!!!!
*****
As corny as it is, this song has been quite inspiring to me and I admire it in many ways. Taylor has always been in my good books somehow, and as someone who used to be very critical on public personalities of artists in the earlier years of this decade, she has always impressed me with her politeness and professionalism. (I have since ceased to care about artists' personal lives nowadays because I have matured a lot since then and frankly it is none of my business. That said, I still think artists are very responsible for whatever image or personality they choose to portray to the public and they should be accountable for that).<br><br>Taylor has certainly been quite unavoidable in terms of hearing about gossip over the past few years though. And I found what she does with this song to be very admirable. A lead single from her 5th album? It could have been anything really. Love, a relationship, another "signature" break-up song like We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together? Instead, she steps out of the box and writes about something that many artists struggle to execute well.<br><br>I don't find anything wrong with engaging with the media or with public perception. If anything, it's what artists should be doing more often! It demonstrates an intelligent and mature knowledge of your position and understanding of your surroundings, and to creatively present a response couldn't be more interesting for a songwriter while still being very personal and engaging. It's what we all do in a society that is constantly changing and evolving. And honestly, I'm sick of all the same love tripe that we get literally 90% of the time. However, as I said before, the execution of this idea is much easier said than done.<br><br>So what does Taylor do here? Yes, this is very much a response to the criticism she has faced over the past few years. But how she does it is even more impressive. It could have very well been a song filled with spite and hate to the media, for her past relationships, for anyone simply because they're haters. Instead, she transforms the negativity into her own fun, upbeat, positive and uplifting track, 'shaking' off the criticism and getting on with her life just like we all should when facing such things in our lives. What was technically a really lame "f**k you" has evolved into an uplifting, catchy and upbeat track that is easy to dance to and make your day feel better. It's the failed-inspirational anthem that is actually inspirational! Taylor doesn't care, so why should you! Everything about the song reflects this, from the obvious lyrics to the upbeat brass loops and beat, and just how it all culminates into honestly one of the funnest and most positive tracks of 2014.<br><br>To me, this exceptionally mature step from Taylor has been really impressive for not only me, but surely the other millions of people that this track has resonated with. It's one thing to write a song like this, but then to execute it and perform it so naturally, this surely will become one of her best songs ever. After a very clunky and forced "Red" era, this basically felt like an effortless transition into pop. It's really quite fascinating how at-home she feels despite this not being her 'home' genre. Her endearing VMAs performance and the fun music video only affirm all these points and are both worth watching.
Last edited: 25/02/2015 07:29
******
Simple catchy pop with a good message. Taylor swift is a musical genius and can do no wrong
******
Love this
*****
That's how pop music should sound. So damn catchy!
***
Upon release this sounded fresh and went pop in the ears, already it's sounding very dated and stale and in all honesty it doesn't scream hit.<br>Apart from Bad Blood this will be the second worst released singles off 1979.<br><br>Peaked at #6 on my personal chart.<br><br>Came in at #67 on my TOP 200 OF 2014.<br><br>P=181
Last edited: 27/03/2018 06:52
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Addictive and really catchy. I'm glad she stepped out of country music
Last edited: 16/03/2017 01:26
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Eigentlich mag ich Taylor nicht, aber der Song hat was.
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Als der Song neu war mochte ich ihn nicht sonderlich.<br>Das war mir so sehr anders für Taylor Swift Verhältnisse. Zu sehr auf Pop getrimmt. Dann noch der "Rap" Part mittendrin, was Taylor so gar nicht kann, fand ich extremst nervig.<br>Mit der Zeit allerdings und ständiger Bedudelung aus dem Radio, gefiel mir der Song immer besser.<br>Finde ihn toll so wie er ist, passt einfach. Ist ein Spaß Song, von daher ist der "Rap" Part auch nicht zu ernst zu nehmen.
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taylor sshould be glad that i gave her 2 stars cuz the song is shitty
Last edited: 04/11/2019 21:53
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This artist is overrated, if another artist did the exact same song people would be shitting on it harder than what Swift gets… doesn’t make sense her vocals are trash and her writings good yeah but everything else makes my ears bleed
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