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TAYLOR SWIFT

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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.

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