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evermore by Taylor Swift

Published December 20, 2020

evermore by Taylor Swift

Album info

  • Title evermore
  • Artist Taylor Swift
  • Year 2020
  • Genre Alternative

Tracklist

  1. willow
  2. champagne problems
  3. gold rush
  4. ‘tis the damn season
  5. tolerate it
  6. no body, no crime (feat. HAIM)
  7. happiness
  8. dorothea
  9. coney island (feat. The National)
  10. ivy
  11. cowboy like me
  12. long story short
  13. marjorie
  14. closure
  15. evermore (feat. Bon Iver)

Thoughts

I quite appreciate what TayTay has done this year. Releasing an album as a surprise so avoiding all that hype and build up, and it being so personal and of its time ie. lockdown. And then dropping another one because you felt so creative during the year that you couldn’t narrow it down to just one album. I like that.

Unfortunately, I didn’t quite like this album as much as I did the last one. Folklore has grown on me since I listened to it earlier in the year and some of the songs are starting to resonate. It’s not my favourite Swift album by far but I like it. This one is just so slow, so chill, so very Dessner, it doesn’t grab me at all. I was really not looking forward to the second listen through, although it was nowhere near as bad as I had built it up in my head.

Having said all that, No Body No Crime is so good. So so good. The HAIM references, the ‘she was with me, dude’, the storytelling, it’s a proper country song and I love it. A stand out winner where the rest of the album is just not for me.

Rating: 2 / 5

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