Taylor Swift - evermore

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  1. jivafox

    jivafox chalamet & chill

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    The one two punch of “‘tis the damn season” and “tolerate it” is special.
     
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  2. POP!

    POP! FREE BRITNEY

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    I'm ready for my first rate...

    08 Willow
    07 Champagne Problems
    10 Gold Rush
    10 Tis the Damn Season
    08 Tolerate it
    06 No Body, No Crime
    08 Happiness
    08 Dorthea
    06 Coney Island
    06 Ivy
    08 Cowboy Like Me
    08 Long Story Short
    08 Marjorie
    07 Closure
    07 Evermore

    Overall it's pretty even with Folklore... it actually feels more diverse in sound and a bit less samey. However it doesn't quite have an 11/10 moment like "Seven" on here though. Plenty of growers.
     
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  3. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    Hiya so I had a listen and while this is subject to change the ones I really quite liked were;

    No Body, No Crime
    Dorothea
    Cowboy Like Me
     
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  4. OutSynk

    OutSynk Born to dare

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    Hun I have plenty of music that sounds JUST LIKE THAT if you’re ever in the mood.
     
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  5. RJN

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    Thank you but my taste still hasn't gotten there quite yet
     
  6. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    no body, no crime is ridiculously good. if she's smart she'll push it at country radio and get the sisters in a video (now they both have Grammy nominated albums). it's almost giving me a little of Carrie's Before He Cheats with that dark underbelly and the tongue-in-cheek subject matter.

    and cowboy like me is so gorgeous. I think a lot of the album could've benefitted from leaning musically into country a little more, the way this does. also obsessed with evermore.

    this album is revealing itself really nicely.
     
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  7. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    "dancing witch" (ie. bop) version of willow out for her 31st birthday :eyes:



    INTO IT!
     
  8. FetchFugly

    FetchFugly closing in again

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    I've only listened to the album once while I was working on Friday but no body, no crime definitely stood out. The verses in particular are quite reminiscent of Before He Cheats.
     
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  9. Halloumi

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    as a huge Folklore stan who took months to fully appreciate its magesty im not calling anything at this point, but I think this has potential to really stand up next to it when all is said and done?

    willow gets better with every listen.

    also I’m surprised you guys are sleeping on the closing four tracks. Long story short, Marjorie, closure and evermore is a gut punch. Marjorie in particular feels so restrained and simple, but cuts through like a knife. The production is beautiful too with bon iver’s backing vocals.

    If I didn’t know better,
    I’d think you were talking to me now
    If I didn’t know better,
    I’d think you were still around

    :emoji_cry:

     
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  10. Halloumi

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    Ps. It’s great on noise cancelling headphones stomping around central london
     
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  11. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    it doesn't feel to me like music to stomp to, but if it's got you feeling all stompy then I'm certainly happy for you
     
  12. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    I'm off for a wander in the drizzle for my first listen. Will that suit?
     
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  13. Halloumi

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    A wintry stomp around in the drizzle!
     
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  14. Halloumi

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    thanks hun x
     
  15. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    10 Willow
    09 Champagne Problems
    10 Gold Rush
    09 Tis The Damn Season
    09 Tolerate It
    10 No Body, No Crime
    09 Happiness
    11 Dorothea
    10 Coney Island
    07 Ivy
    08 Cowboy Like Me
    07 Long Story Short
    10 Marjorie
    08 Closer
    09 evermore

    1. folklore 92
    2. evermore 90
    2. RED 90
    3. reputation 89
    4. 1989 88
    5. Lover 80
    6. Speak Now 75
    7. Fearless 74
    8. Taylor Swift 69

    dorotheeeeeeee-aaa,
    a-aah

    out of Charmbracelet, American Life, Body Language, 2.0 Y.O and all other major pop girlies' 9th studio albums, Taylor is so ahead of the curve, the curve became a sphere.

     
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  16. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    does red mean bed? is 6.9/10 bad? :D
     
  17. RJN

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    Not objectively, but in terms of me actually wanting to listen to it

    82 American Life
    77 Body Language
    64 evermore
    51 Charmbracelet
    34 20 Y.O (Never heard it to be fair)
     
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  18. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    no, but for HER it is.

    i choose the colors depending on my mood. :durst:
     
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  19. OutSynk

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    Can this Elvira remix the entire album pls
     
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  20. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    This album is slowly revealing itself to me. I now love Champagne Problems, Gold Rush and No Body No Crime. I still think Exile is the best Taylor track of the year however.

    How is this the bish that shat out Me! and You Need To Calm Down a year ago?
     
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  21. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    I'm adding Marjorie to my list. She's THAT girl.
     
  22. POP!

    POP! FREE BRITNEY

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    OK I take this back, "Tis the Damn Season" is my 11. This whole bit SENDS ME:

    Sleep in half the day
    Just for old times' sake
    I won't ask you to wait
    If you don't ask me to stay
    So I'll go back to LA

    And the so-called friends who'll write books about me if I ever make it
    And wonder about the only soul who can tell which smiles I'm faking
    And the heart I know I'm breaking is my own...
    To leave the warmest bed I've ever known...

    We could call it even...
    Even though I'm leaving


    [​IMG]
     
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  23. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    easter egg time! do the girls think willow stands for William Bowry? Taylor has confirmed the alias to be her dreamboat endgame Joe Alwry, who's co-written exile, betty, epiphany, champagne problems, coney island and evermore.

    i don't want to DP the gif but that beauty gave her dick and four Grammy nominations...
    [​IMG]
     
  24. VoR

    VoR Take it or leave it

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    Gangsta Nancy Lam Slut's Spaghetti

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    But he also inspired 'London Boy' so...
     
  26. Apocalypt Flyer

    Apocalypt Flyer spheres

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    Sonically, I think it's a pretty damn gorgeous album. Not really diving into lyrics and stuff yet but I put it on twice today when I sat down to plan things for work. Not saying it's great "background music" cause there is no more backhanded praise but I can see myself playing this A LOT.
     
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  27. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    Biggest female debuts on the US Spotify chart in 2020:

    #1 the 1 - Taylor Swift 4.2m
    #2 cardigan - Taylor Swift 3.9m
    #3 exile - Taylor Swift 3.8m
    #4 willow - Taylor Swift 3.65m
    #5 the last great american dynasty - Taylor Swift 3.3m
    #6 champagne problems - Taylor Swift 3.3m
    #7 my tears ricochet - Taylor Swift 3.2m
    #8 gold rush - Taylor Swift 3m
    #9 ’tis the damn season - Taylor Swift 2.9m
    #10 no body, no crime - Taylor Swift 2.9m

    :dead:
     
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  28. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    I think I like this album more than folklore. there's another (!) new version of willow today that's lovely.

    7.9 from Pitchfork and a glowing review
     
  29. POP!

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    Tonight's grower is "Cowboy Like Me". VERY Cardigans 'Long Gone Before Daylight' :gangsta:
     
  30. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    let's create one album out of both folklore and evermore! not sure a new thread is worth it.

    1. cardigan
    2. willow
    3. gold rush
    4. the 1
    5. the lakes
    6. dorothea
    7. seven
    8. cowboy like me
    9. august
    10. coney island
    11. tis the damn season
    12. champagne problems
    13. mirrorball
    14. exile
    15. peace
    16. this is me trying
    17. marjorie

    98 folkmore/everfolk (undecided title)
     
  31. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    oooh :disco:

    01 the 1
    02 cardigan
    03 exile
    04 the last great american dynasty
    05 my tears ricochet
    06 august
    07 epiphancy
    08 the lakes
    09 peace
    10 willow
    11 champagne problems
    12 no body, no crime
    13 tolerate it
    14 'tis the damn season
    15 long story short
    16 cowboy like me
    17 happiness
    18 evermore

    what a record :disco:
     
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  32. Tisch

    Tisch One step forward. And zwei zurürck.

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    folkmore surely?!

    I don't know evermore well enough yet, but will BEAR IN MIND.
     
  33. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    and willow should be the moonlit witch version :emoji_full_moon_with_face:
     
  34. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    The gold rush erasure is... problematic
     
  35. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    Jack just didn't bring his A-game to Gold Rush. no wonder it's his only track on the album.
     
  36. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    I think marjorie is now my favourite
     
  37. POP!

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    everfolk

    1. Cardigan
    2. Exile
    3. Gold Rush
    4. Tis the Damn Season
    5. Tolerate It
    6. Mirror Ball
    7. Seven
    8. August
    9. This is Me Trying
    10. Cowboy Like Me
    11. Dorthea
    12. Epiphany
    13. The Lakes
     
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  38. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    i honestly can't stand it anymore. it sadly joins the tier of tracks i love but cannot listen to because they bring me to tears, such as ghostin' (Ariana), Soon You'll Get Better (Taylor), Hurt (Nine Inch Nails, Johnny Cash), and Bye Bye (Mariah).

    and i complained the whole way there
    the car ride back and up the stairs
    i should've asked you questions
    i should've asked you how to be
    asked you to write it down for me
    should've kept every grocery store receipt
    'cause every scrap of you would be taken from me
    watched as you signed your name Marjorie
    all your closets of backlogged dreams
    and how you left them all to me
    what died didn't stay dead
    what died didn't stay dead
    you're alive, you're alive in my head


    i hate her.
     
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  39. Halloumi

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    Marjorie is the best track on the album for me...

    But they ALL growing...

    Coney Island, Cowboy Like Me, No body no crime, Ivy are the ones I find a bit skippable.
     
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  40. Halloumi

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    In fact Ivy is really reptitive and annoying.
    Coney Island is just DULL. I'm asleep by the time national bloke comes dirging in.
    And I find the country twang of no body no crime, and the haim feature a bit irritating.

    But actually I take it back on cowboy like me. Listening to it now and it's pretty great.

    Growers have been: Dorothea, Champagne Problems, Tolerate It, Happiness, gold rush, tis the damn season, closure. All becoming more distinct and lyrically devastating.

    Maintain that long story short, marjorie, closure, evermore feels like a brilliant and pointedly personal closing 4 tracks. marjorie a real centrepiece of the whole thing.
     

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