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The 50 Best Albums of 2024 So Far

The 50 Best Albums of 2024 So Far

The 50 best albums of 2024 offer sublime music as major artists return with new work and brilliant new sounds bubble up from the underground and worldwide.

Taylor Swift: The Great American Poet?

Taylor Swift: The Great American Poet?

It’s not literary devices that make something poetry or the analysis we perform, but the emotion it elicits through them, which is why Taylor Swift is a poet.

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Is Ambitious and Experimental

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Is Ambitious and Experimental

The Tortured Poets Department‘s songs are calculated, complete, and the most experimental and ambitious of Taylor Swift’s work to date.

Taylor Swift Overcomes Breakup on ‘The Tortured Poets Department’

Taylor Swift Overcomes Breakup on ‘The Tortured Poets Department’

Taylor Swift advances the Midnights synth-based and diaristic formula, embracing increasingly sophisticated and minimalistic sonics on The Tortured Poets Department.

What Taylor Swift, BTS, and Stromae Can Teach Us About Mental Health

What Taylor Swift, BTS, and Stromae Can Teach Us About Mental Health

Taylor Swift, BTS, and Stromae are at the frontlines of de-stigmatizing mental health challenges as something so relatable that they can make a hit song about it. 

Taylor Swift Tops Herself Again with ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’

Taylor Swift Tops Herself Again with ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’

While 1989‘s vault tracks aren’t quite as attention-grabbing as those from other LPs, they still pack an emotional punch like only Taylor Swift can deliver.

The Era of Taylor Swift Has Just Begun

The Era of Taylor Swift Has Just Begun

On the Eras Tour, Taylor Swift uses the past to highlight her central appeal: the ability to get listeners to appreciate parts of themselves that don’t age.

Taylor Swift’s New ‘Speak Now’ Nods to the Past, Shows New Path Forward

Taylor Swift’s New ‘Speak Now’ Nods to the Past, Shows New Path Forward

Taylor Swift’s Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) is a nod to one of life’s central truths: you can’t go back in time, but there are always new paths forward.

Taylor Swift Brings Epic Eras Tour to Hometown Stadium

Taylor Swift Brings Epic Eras Tour to Hometown Stadium

Taylor Swift is at a high mark in her career as she gives it all during the impeccable Eras Tour shows, stadium after stadium.

The 13 Best Pop Albums of 2022

The 13 Best Pop Albums of 2022

The 13 best pop albums of 2022 radiate with unstoppable playlist power, much-needed sweet escapism, self-reflection, self-criticism, and killer melodies.

Taylor Swift Is the Solution to Her Own Problems on ‘Midnights’

Taylor Swift Is the Solution to Her Own Problems on ‘Midnights’

Taylor Swift’s Midnights, her latest musical pivot, highlights her artistry by overshooting her commercial ambitions. It’s a capstone to Swift’s career.

Taylor Swift Mines Intrusive Thoughts For Pop Artistry on ‘Midnights’

Taylor Swift Mines Intrusive Thoughts For Pop Artistry on ‘Midnights’

On Midnights, Taylor Swift reflects on the ghosts of the past and maps the rarely straightforward journey of fully becoming one’s self with pristine popcraft.