"Searching for a sound we hadn't heard before", Taylor Swift describes her new album on the opening track, Welcome to New York, and that's a very accurate description. Her new album is a complete departure from her previous albums, even Red, and sees her firmly positioning herself as the new queen of pop. So of course, I like it less. I haven't really complained much about Max Martin (I don't like to complain that much on this blog) but my opinion is that his niche is dysfunctional relationship songs or dancepop fluff, and anything else he can't do well. I don't think he was the best executive producer or cowriter for this album (even if she was choosing to go pop.)
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Fountain Pen Girl Album Reviews is a blog writing track-by-track reviews of new popular and independent music with a focus on female artists. The main genres that are covered on this blog are pop, country, singer-songwriter and alternative music, focusing especially on independent artists and female country artists. Enjoy my blog!
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