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1989 (Taylor's Version)

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1989 (Taylor's Version)

Fourth in the series of re-recordings from the American pop star includes five unreleased tracks

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  1. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    Swift’s revamp of her 2014 smash is her most faithful re-recording yet: a time capsule enhanced by pertinent cutting room floor tracks that show she never goes out of style
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  2. 10.0 |   NME

    Nearly a decade on, Swift's full-on pop crossover moment remains a career high-point
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  3. 10.0 |   Rolling Stone

    The vault tracks here might be her best batch yet
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  4. 9.0 |   Clash

    The tracks from the vault are exquisite and make strong additions to the album as a whole, and it would be surprising if these songs didn’t become immediate chart successes given their likeability and quality
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  5. 9.0 |   Paste Magazine

    The pop star continues her red-hot year with her fourth re-recorded album and more unvaulted tracks
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  6. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    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
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  7. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The times they had a-changed, y’all
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  8. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    On 1989 (Taylor’s Version), Taylor Swift reignites the sleek pop passion that made the original so ubiquitous
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  9. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    Save some production switch-ups, 1989 (Taylor’s Version) doesn’t provide too many revelations, but that is the point. Moreover, we will have the Vault Songs on repeat until we are gifted even more new music from Swift
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  10. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The album draws a clear line between the singer’s pop breakthrough and her current world-conquering form
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  11. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    Taylor keeps her re-records very close to the originals, but five previously unreleased songs add depth and context to what was then her galactic, career-shifting pop debut
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  12. 7.4 |   Northern Transmissions

    While 1989 (Taylor’s Version) is a nice revisit of some songs, it’ll be impossible to abandon the career-defining perfection that made up the nostalgia-ridden 2014 original
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  13. 6.8 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    A faithful enough retread to play as moot from any perspective beside Swift's profit margins and her wider gesticulation against the industry
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  14. 6.0 |   The Independent

    A pop classic is re-recorded to diminishing returns
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