June 23, 2015
by Rahul Nath

How Underground Artists Feel About Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’

My favorite anecdote: “What’s really difficult about the whole thing is that it has the lyrical appeal of a prepubescent diary. Tay Tay’s anecdotes might seem reasonable when you’re 12 years old, but by the time you hit 16 you know that it’s all garbage. It sounds like the pinnacle of the upper-middle class: too safe, too white. It’s drenched in nostalgia, but not that real nostalgia that comes from a human with a heart that feels real things; it’s the kind of nostalgia that is born of an 80 minute rom-com.” #Amen #GodBless

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