Taylor Swift receives rave reviews and sells shitloads. Is 1989 really that good?
The transformation of country light Taylor Swift to full on pop Taylor Swift was completed earlier this year when she released her new single ‘Shake It Off’. The album that followed earlier this week, called 1989, does not contain any recognizable country influences anymore, but focuses fully on big pop choruses. While this transition might alienate some fans, it also already attracts a whole new audience. The singer is selling enormous amounts of albums and even the critics are almost unanimously praising what Taylor herself called ‘her best work so far’. Now the big question is: is 1989 really that good?