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When I first started this ridiculous project back in September of 2014, I never thought I’d be writing about the biggest pop star of the 21st century at the exact time she was somehow getting bigger than she already was, but here we are. And I know that some of you are like “yeah, go!” while others are like “what even the fuck, Jim?”
Well, I’m here to tell you what the fuck, but first a little of housekeeping, because one of the things about Taylor Swift is that everything is always “it’s complicated.” For Certain Songs, I’m going to respect the artist and write about the Taylor’s versions of songs from Fearless and Red, which is why I’m starting with “Shake It Off.