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Taylor Swift on 1989

Alan Light,, October 2014

"EVERY RECORD, I've tried to challenge myself to make something different," says Taylor Swift. "Red was really experimental, so I ended up with a sound that went from mandolins to dubstep. This time, the goal and the end result were completely opposite – on Red, I wanted to try on as many different sounds as I could; on 1989, it was about figuring out which sound fit and wearing it proudly."

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