Taylor Swift   Reputation
2.3
average
Release Date: 2017
Tracklist

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0.0 aaronrkc | August 25th 17

Bump if Ian (Storm) should be banned for that soundoff

68 Bumps | Bump

0.0 Finn Baker | August 25th 17

The album comes out the same day Kanye West's mom died. What a bitch

34 Bumps | Bump

0.0 newfoundgloryhole666 | August 26th 17

Kill all white people.

26 Bumps | Bump

1.0 awfulAaron W. STAFF | August 25th 17

sowing's over-reactionary premature 5 review is imminent (that cover is so so bad)

20 Bumps | Bump

0.0 SandbitchButthole | September 4th 17

Single #1
And on that day, every Taylor Swift fan on sputnikmusic.com collectively threw their merchandise
out the window, blotting out the sun and causing multiple automobile accidents in the process.
Cd's, ridiculously expensive records, body pillows, and more all littered the streets of suburbia.
Not since the solar eclipse has our land been enveloped by shadows to such a degree.

Single #2
It's been years since I've seen the sun.

Ever since we sent our Taylor Swift merchandise into space and blotted out our source of light and
warmth, Earth has been plunged into a state of eternal winter. Every so often, you'll see a cd
fall from orbit but the Taylor Swift Protection Agency disposes of these objects with the utmost
care.

I miss it. I miss the bright blue skies. I miss wearing shorts instead of my usual parka. The
children growing up in post-apocaswiftic times. I pity and envy them. For they know not of Taylor
Swift's...

Reputation.


17 Bumps | Bump

0.0 butcherboy | September 4th 17

didn't joan jett instruct young women not to give a damn about reputations? here's one 'writing' a whole damn album about it..

12 Bumps | Bump

2.0 poorBrendan Schroer | August 26th 17

That's the best early 2000s hardcore font I've ever seen. I think the album title needs to be changed to "xxReputationxx"

11 Bumps | Bump

0.0 BelchingSlime | August 26th 17

inb4 this gets overrated for absolutely no reason. Poptimism was a mistake.

5 Bumps | Bump

0.0 Tunaboy45 | August 25th 17

For her latest single, Taylor Swift bravely rips off 2013 Lorde!

5 Bumps | Bump

1.5 very poorformer sputnik's home post-punk maester | August 26th 17

Reputation = destroyed

2 Bumps | Bump

0.0 immortalizepain | August 25th 17

Taylor about to drop the heaviest album of the year.

2 Bumps | Bump

0.0 Storm In A Teacup | August 25th 17

even in black and white, those red lips have my heart

2 Bumps | Bump

4.0 excellentmvdu | September 16th 17

I think the New York Times review is pretty spot on in this case. She does an admirable job of fusing other elements of pop to her signature sound. It's also a deeper album than one might suspect from the released singles. "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" has a girl group bounce, "New Year's Day" is a beautiful acoustic ballad, and "Don't Blame Me" as a sparkling R&B groove. Her voice is a bit limited on the album, and I was wishing for more songs like the more Taylor-like "Getaway Car," but overall the album is another big success for Taylor.

1 Bumps | Bump

1.5 very poorBrady Hayes | September 4th 17

Premature 1 until release, where this will most likely remain as one of the worst albums of the decade

1 Bumps | Bump

2.5 averageTheSupernatural | December 23rd 17

Reputation is much longer and much less interesting than I was hoping for. That cover art is fantastic though.

Bump

3.0 goodnotkanyewest | December 2nd 17

We overrated 1989 and are underrating this. I think if she had just attacked the promo cycle from the "this is kind of my sex album" angle than the "this is my reactionary" album angle the critical community would've been more likely to see the record for what it is...basically the Max Martin songs are generally good and the Jack Antonoff ones are bad. r("Delicate")

Bump

1.5 very poormarf1300 | December 1st 17

I used to feel some remorse for occasionally making my car pool buddy listen to extreme metal when it's my turn. After being forced to listen to this in it's entirety today, I have no more sympathy. I wonder if the gas savings were worth it.

Bump

3.5 great3waycrash | November 20th 17

It's got a nice pop sound to it, but it lacks the clever songwriting that she's had in the past.

Bump

3.0 goodjudasgoat | November 17th 17

1989 showed a confident, self-assured Taylor Swift ready to take over the world. And take over the world she did. Of course, that wasn't without its consequences, as we all know.

On reputation, Swift has had her confidence shaken, and she's lashing out. The defensive attitude shows itself everywhere, from the confrontational lyrics and song titles (Look What You Made Me Do, Call it What You Want) to the loud, but introverted and closed-off music. The EDM/trap influenced music is awkward at best, ill-fitting with a lot of Swift's lyrics. At worst, it makes her come off as entirely forced and unconvincing, evidenced by Ready for It and End Game's unfortunate rapping, and LWYMMD, which is one of Swift's worst tracks.

Far better results come from Swift reconnecting with her old muse (love) and adapting it to her new sound. Gorgeous has music that perfectly matches its playful lyrics, Delicate carefully navigates that introductory part of a relationship with a fantastic chorus, and Call it What You Want finds Taylor finding that confidence and honesty that made her so likeable on 1989.

It's a mixed bag, as a pop album with 15 tracks is inevitably going to be, but reputation isn't too bogged down by its worst moments (and those moments are pretty damned bad). And maybe after getting all of this out of her system, Swift will be ready to take on the world again.

Bump

4.0 excellentLucman | November 12th 17

Let's be honest, Reputation was quite possibly the most unanticipated album of this year. After the excellent 1989, I was ready for a complete disaster after having heard the first single, "Look what You Made Me Do." While that is still a musical atrocity, Reputation actually exceeds expectations. "Delicate" is one of the best songs she's written this side of Speak Now. "Dancing with Our Hands Tied" has a fantastic chorus, and even "Gorgeous" has grown. The album does go off track at times, especially with "End Game" and the aforementioned "LWYMMD." "So It Goes" is also one of the blandest songs she's ever written. It's a bit of a mess but, dare I say, it's quite enjoyable to hear the treasures that pop up on more than one occasion.

Bump

1.0 awfulDalton DuBois | November 11th 17

I'm incredibly happy that my rating brought down the average for this album. It's not often that an album gives me that kinda joy.rEdit: Okay, nevermind End Game is okay mostly because the features are pretty dank.rEdit 2: Dropping it back down to a 1, End Game wore off and this album sucks again.

Bump

3.0 goodwhatwhatsaywhat | November 10th 17

it sits somewhere btw 3-3.5 and i've decided to err on the conservative...a bit like t swizzle herself

Bump

0.0 TheSpirit CONTRIBUTOR | November 10th 17

Repooptation

Bump

3.0 goodmeenwolf131 | November 10th 17

a pack of so-so catchy electropop / some vibes seem edgy but come with weak dynamic / unremarkable instruments for electropop, too airy ambient, and too ordinary elements

Bump

1.0 awfulupintheair | October 26th 17

These singles and most likely the rest of this record will further prove that Taylor
presents herself as an entitled cunt. I'm going to try to put myself through what I'm
going to assume to be a dumpster fire of an album.

Bump

1.5 very poorluckdaboss | September 9th 17

I actually enjoyed 1989. Listening to this is like driving a red-hot railroad spike into my forehead.

Bump

0.0 SexualManChocolate | September 6th 17

I love Kanye West but I'm rooting for Taylor Swift in this feud. Album dropping on Yeezy's mother's death is epic. #TeamTaylor

Bump

0.0 dankmeaningless | August 30th 17

This really hits and misses, with a lot more misses than hits. It's pretentious, too.

Bump

0.0 sugarcubes | August 25th 17

Tay lore

Bump

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