Gorgeous UNIVERSAL Co-written with her hit-making cohort Max Martin, ‘Gorgeous’ is about “the pursuit of maddening love interest” – a subject that
Swift has, of course, covered
many times in her career. Skeletal in construction, the chorus is as solid as you’d expect given the tunesmiths involved, but
Taylor’s lovesick schtick feels a bit
Groundhog Day at this point. While rivals like Cardi B and Katy Perry are using their voices to try to make a political change, ‘Gorgeous’ comes across as being vacuous at best and childish at worst.