Swift returns with vengeful mind
POP superstar Taylor Swift ( is back with a new dance-club beat -- and a stone-cold warning that she is out for vengeance against an undisclosed person who crossed her. The 27-year-old, who commands one of pop music’s most avid fan bases, on Friday released “Look What You Made Me Do,” the first single from her latest album “Reputation” which comes out on November 10. Other than a duet with Zayn Malik for the erotic thriller “Fifty Shades Darker,” the song marks Swift’s first new music since her 2014 album “1989” -- one of the top-selling works of the past decade. “Look What You Made Me Do” picks up much where the Grammy-winning “1989” left off with Swift, who had her start strumming her own country songs, heading definitively in a pop direction. The latest track goes beyond the bubble-gum melodies of “1989” to reach into house music, with Swift sounding like a club DJ as she repeatedly states sternly over the beat, “Oo, look what you made me do.” One thing that she was apparently made to do -- accept the fastgrowing format of streaming. Swift made waves in the music industry by refusing to stream “1989” as she accused leading platform Spotify of short-changing artists. She ended her boycott in July and her new track appeared on major platforms including Spotify.
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