Dave Grohl finally meets his No. Cut to: me in a ball on my floor, emotionally mangled, happy-sobbing about how grateful I am that the Swiftian String brought me and my girlfriend together. Al Franken: Good luck, President-elect Biden. Or sorry that happened.”. Part 2 of the love-triangle trilogy sets a story about cheating against the LP’s lushest arrangement: a gorgeous weave of strings and horns and guitars that demonstrates the depth of Swift’s writerly empathy on “Folklore.”. All rights reserved. “the 1” is just oiling you up for your own annihilation. This is what happens in The Revenant, I think — as far as folklore aesthetics go, I identify as more of a Nell bitch than a Revenant slut. ACAB, comrade!! Swift revealed a previously hidden R&B streak in “False God,” from last year’s “Lover,” and here you can detect Prince’s influence in a sensual yet prayer-like ode with funky bass and a complicated vocal melody that unspools according to its own internal logic. A woman's emotions are only really accepted if they're pretty or pleasing, and Taylor expertly used a beautiful piano melody that has an underlying sense of urgency and a breathy voice filled with muted anger to even further emphasize her lyrics. In the unprecedented regression, San Diego County is among those that slide backward in the state’s reopening tiers Tuesday. When Taylor said, “You know I didn’t want to have to haunt you, but what a ghostly scene,” I wrote a scathing review of The Poltergeist on Amazon. “this is me trying” has swirling strings, subtle horns, and — not an instrument— but can I just say, Taylor is becoming a reverb bitch. But you can hear the album’s opener doing some of the work that a single might’ve done to guide listeners into Swift’s latest era: “I’m on some new s—,” she proclaims at the top of “The 1,” about an imagined life with an ex, and though this track feels less emotionally daring than any to come — something of a tradition for latter-day Swift openers (“Welcome to New York,” ugh) — its artisanal indie-folk textures effectively reframe her voice.15. Taylor's breathy voice dances flawlessly over the melodic piano, and the music video is gorgeous. Every Taylor Swift album has to have at least one fun song, and honestly, this is the only really fun one to me, so that alone earns it a top five spot. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge upholds Jamie Spears’ role as conservator of his daughter’s estate, but didn’t close the door on ousting him in the future. Researchers have created an interactive map that estimates the risk you’ll face in any county. I would love to hear someone like Billie Eilish cover this song. When Taylor said, “And if I’m dead to you, why are you at the wake?” I threw my copy of The Bell Jar in the trash. Taylor Swift fans have gone wild after the singer hid 'Easter Eggs' themed around her Folklore album in her new Capital One commercial. I’d moved permanently into the woods to stream Taylor Swift’s eighth studio album folklore where it deserved to be streamed: in the wilderness. As a lowercase girl myself, the significance of this cannot be understated. Danai Gurira and Her Cat Eye Frames Are Playing Shirley Chisholm. Unlike her previous album rollouts, it wasn’t preceded by any press or Videos you watch may … Some have mused that Swift was named after James Taylor, and thus James is her, and that Elizabeth is Karlie Kloss’s middle name, and thus Karlie is Betty. Yes, this song is likely about Swift feeling like she needs to mirror every version of herself that the public wants her to be, but it’s more likely about my own personal insecurities, my impostor syndrome, and my insatiable need for approval. Discover unique things to do, places to eat, and sights to see in the best destinations around the world with Bring Me! Out with the essay collection ‘No One Asked For This,’ David talks candidly about nepotism, Pete Davidson and a terrifying, hilarious web of neuroses.