Album Review – Taylor Swift’s “Red”

Courtesy of Big Machine Records
Courtesy of Big Machine Records

Taylor Swift’s new album, Red, is a spunky, energetic, and relatable mix that will leave listeners smiling and asking for more. “I Knew You Were Trouble,” which like the majority of her songs is about an unforgettable breakup story, as if she was reading a page of her diary. The song expresses that she is shameful now that she found out that her significant other was “trouble.” This song stands out from her usual country-esque songs due to the electronic style twist at the end of the song. The track “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” is a zestful tune about moving on from that significant other. The song spews with the perfect balance of sarcasm and humor. In this album, Swift has made some brave choices towards changing her melodic styles and her instrumental choices, ones with which listeners highly agree.