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Fearless (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift

Fearless (Taylor’s Version)

Re-recording of the pop artist's 2008 album - following the sale of her master recordings to American businessman Scooter Braun - includes six additional songs

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  1. 10.0 |   A.V. Club

    Fearless (Taylor’s Version) is definitely going to invoke memories of what made Swift a household name in the first place, and should take fans back to a certain time in their life, probably when they first discovered what it means to—borrowing a phrase from the titular song—dive in “head first, fearless”
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  2. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The country pop singer-songwriter's songs still ring true 13 years later
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  3. 8.0 |   Gigwise

    A power move and a poetic force
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  4. 8.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    A feast for the fans, a reminder of her fantastic talent, and the start of a healing process for Taylor herself
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  5. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Painstakingly re-recording her breakthrough 2008 album to hit back at her music business enemies proves a fruitful endeavour for the songwriter
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  6. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    This rerecording of her breakthrough 2008 album is at points even more moving than the original
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  7. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Fearless (Taylor's Version) introduces her younger audience to an iconic set of songs and feels like pure nostalgia for her older audience
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  8. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Swift’s re-recorded versions of her 2008 album is a timely reminder of some of the best pop songs committed to record
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  9. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    After her masters were sold to an old foe, Swift’s re-recording project starts with her 2008 opus on the teen-girl experience – an apposite contrast to venal male industry executives
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  10. 8.0 |   Clash

    Shrugging off the pressure to always move forward, Taylor re-applies her seemingly endless passion for making music to her old self, collaborating with her past in order to save it. And the result, bittersweet magic that has millions feel nostalgic
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  11. 8.0 |   NME

    To regain control of her music, the singer is releasing re-recorded versions of her albums, a sign of the determination that made her famous in the first place
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  12. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Reclaims her pivotal moment by breathing new life into Fearless
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  13. 8.0 |   The FT

    The songs have withstood the test of time
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  14. 7.5 |   Pitchfork

    Taylor Swift’s project to re-record her albums to reclaim legal ownership of the music begins with 2008’s Fearless, an almost identical, polished, and somewhat melancholy version of it
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  15. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The maturity and control of the singer’s voice re-contexualizes the songs from the original album
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  16. 6.0 |   All Music

    It's to Swift's credit that the album is an absorbing (if long) listen
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