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Why Taylor Swift’s “Delicate” Music Video is Her Best Yet!

Taylor Swift‘s reputation has never been worse, but she’s never been better. Swift recently dropped the music video for “Delicate” the 5th track off her album Reputation. It’s also the most vulnerable song on the album, isn’t it?

You’ll hear many things about the video from naysayers who always try to tear her down, thus enter the first scene of the video. Swift is lost in her mind, not smiling or seemingly happy, but then proceeds to do an interview where she shows the camera all is well. That’s not to say that everything about being in the spotlight is bad. But at this point, she’s probably had enough, which is why she hasn’t been in the media for a very long time. It’s draining and no matter what she does, everything always gets twisted and turned to suit someone else.

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You see, the media attention isn’t necessary for Swift to do well. She already set records with her latest album Reputation which sold over a million copies its first week. She broke the YouTube record and she is out there, not delivering one single interview but living her life and this video is a perfect example of that.

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Swift receives a magical note, and we can assume it says “Dive bar on the east side where you at? Come here, you can meet me in the back.” We then see her walking through a lobby and everyone is staring at her but they can’t get near her because she is surrounded by four bodyguards. This is what her life has become, because as we see next, when she does get up close and personal, taking pictures with fans, she gets attacked by a crazy person.

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So in her life she has to try to go about daily tasks at a distance from everybody else. Even her bodyguards are in sync with her, when she takes a step back or forward. Imagine that kind of loneliness. Sure, you’re on top of the world, but no one else is able to be around you. That is where the sad, vulnerable part of this song is seen in this video. The song in its entirety is vulnerable, opening yourself up to someone new, but the video (as a lot of videos do) show that in a different way. In the “Delicate” music video, we get a glimpse of her vulnerability and the safeguards she uses until she realizes that she has become invisible. (Note, I don’t think her becoming invisible symbolizes that she doesn’t matter anymore, but rather what her life can be like outside of the public eye). No one can see her. Not even her bodyguards. So she throws off her heels and dances around the town, she even dances in the rain, in her best dress “Fearless.”

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Say what you want about Swift’s dance moves, they were fun and quirky and had personality just like her. She’s not putting out an audition tape and she’s not trying to prove anything, except that she’s living her best carefree life.

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At the end (spoiler alert!), she’s able to escape to that Dive Bar, and she’s back in the real world again. She’s visible (with her sparkling note and all) , but it doesn’t matter, because she doesn’t see anything else but him. It’s safe to assume, he made her a drink. 🙂

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So if you want to get a glimpse of the real Taylor, when the cameras have stopped rolling, check out her latest music video for “Delicate”” and see why you can like her for her.

WATCH THE “DELICATE” MUSIC VIDEO

 

Bonus! Swift shared rehearsal videos which you can watch below!

Also, see if you can spot the references in the video with graffiti:

Track 5, Reputation, It’s Delicate, Echos of your footsteps.

Also, can you see Joe’s Deli? 😉

 

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Taylor Swift Teams Up With Ed Sheeran + Future in “End Game” Music Video!

Taylor Swift has been pretty quiet since her latest album release, towards the end of 2017, but that hasn’t stopped her from dominating the charts and release next level music videos. Her newest release “End Game” features pop star Ed Sheeran and rapper Future who are also featured on the song!

WATCH THE “END GAME” MUSIC VIDEO FT TAYLOR SWIFT, ED SHEERAN + FUTURE

 

The video takes place in multiple locations, Miami, Tokyo, and London! Swift first appears in the video, pulling back the curtains in each city. We are then taken to Miami where Swift and Future are rolling in the high life, on fancy yachts and expensive cars as they party about the town.

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We then find Sheeran in Tokyo. We have so many questions about what he is doing in Tokyo, but it looks like fun. Who wouldn’t want to go to Tokyo with your best friend and play Dance Dance Revolution, ride motorcycles and eat everything in sight? Sometimes you just need to escape the pressures of life and run away for a year, just like Sheeran and his girl did, where Sheeran didn’t even post on social media!

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We shoot over to London, where Swift is drinking champagne, playing a snake game on her phone, riding in double-decker buses and having the time of her life. Don’t worry, Sheeran is there too, which makes sense since he is from the UK!

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There were also a ton of hidden messages in the video. Even a shout out to her boyfriend Joe Alwyn and his brother Patrick.

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What did we learn from this video? Swift can travel the world without being noticed, she’s doing better than she ever was, and she sees everything. Shade noted.

Earlier this year when a makeup artist tweeted he was “wearing Taylor Swift’s skin” while in a snake-skin outfit, referencing her recently being called a snake by haters. Swift used the same outfit he posted and wore it in the music video. Well played Swift, well-played.

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What your favorite part of the End Game Music video???

 

Taylor Swift is NOT Attacking the Media in the “…Ready For It?” Music Video

Even the super great media outlets don’t understand the depth that is Taylor Swift on their own. Most superfans (despite what they would be willing to admit) don’t either. The truth is, someone sees something and helps people connect the dots. Someone else shares something different and even more is connected. It’s not a competition about who can be the best, or understand the most, but coming together collectively and allowing everyone to understand the meaning, should be a goal.

There is so much in Swift’s videos that will probably go unnoticed by everyone, that is how in-depth she is. We all need each other and instead of tearing people down, or trying to be competitive, it’s best to just be honest.

Look, as a big Taylor Swift fan, we all know the media gets information from her fans by following them on social media. The bad theories the media comes up with on their own, or they get it from people tweeting about Swift, who aren’t actually fans of her.

The “…Ready For It” Music Video does not attack the media, so let’s all cool our jets, and look at the imagery and metaphors we’ve been able to piece together. When the song came out, I wrote a piece about the lyrics and Swift herself even liked it on Tumblr! It was pretty cool and if you didn’t see it, check it out below and then let’s discuss the video!

No One Was Ready For Taylor Swift’s New Song “…Ready For It?”

If you haven’t seen the video yet, watch here!

 

The video is pretty amazing and I saw one piece on the internet that was attacking the video for not being more about her amazing relationship with her boyfriend, and instead attacking the media. Well, the video is all about her amazing boyfriend and living carefree, and that my friends is why instead of judging something at surface level, you look below the surface to see what is really going on.

There are so many hints about her amazing angel of a boyfriend, Joe Alwyn as she is walking down the hallway filled with cyborgs (which could represent the media). Just run with me on this idea for a second. Ok, so let’s say the hooded version of Taylor is the version that people perceive her to be (the ones who don’t really know her and yes who the media helps to create with their angry think pieces of how they think her life should be lived).

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So here she is walking down this creepy hallway with spiders coming down and everything, but along the walls, covered in graffiti are words. Some in English and others in Chinese. Here’s what the Chinese symbols reveal:

Fame, Eddie (Possibly Ed Sheeran maybe a nickname for Joe), Saint Joseph (Joseph Kahn – Director), Taylor, Forever, love, The Year of the Snake, Future (possibly like the Rapper, or maybe just whatever the future holds and hoping it’s a lasting one with Joe) and Reputation.

There has been a rumored collaboration on the album, but since I have zero percent confirmation on that, we won’t weigh into it that much. But an Ed Sheeran/Future collab could be amazing.

Here’s what’s written in English:

All eyes on us, UR Gourgous, This is enough, I love you in secret, 13. They’re burning all the witches. There are also 89 + 91, written which most likely represents Taylor and Joe’s birth years. 13, of course, is her favorite/lucky number. I love you in secret, could take us to the song Gorgeous where she hated Joe so much because she couldn’t have him and wanting him, which follows along with UR Gourgous. All eyes on us is relevant because the media always is! This is enough is Taylor finally standing up and just showing that she’s not going to let others control her life. She is going to live and be happy no matter what. (More on “They’re burning all the witches” later).

Taylor isn’t trying to attack the media and she is not playing a victim. She is simply standing up for who she is as a person and not allowing the media to dictate her narrative. Standing up for yourself, being brave, is not attacking.

Apart from what the video physically says, let’s get into the metaphors and what they could mean. Since I don’t know the true back story of the song or the concept of the video, all I can offer is some personal insight.

So we first see this hooded version of Taylor who seems pretty bad ass, walking past all these cyborgs and everything with no cares. That can be interpreted a lot of different ways. It could be the version of her that people have seemed to create, and that this version of her has become hardened to the media and what others say about her. This version of her turns out to be a robot so it could be just this role she was playing. This person she thought she needed to be. That she wasn’t able to really be herself because of the backlash. She has to present herself in a certain way, dress a certain way, talk a certain way, not do certain things so she wouldn’t get an even worse reputation. But this version of her was wearing a hood because it’s not her true self.

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Her true self was contained, vulnerable and see through. She got knocked down a few times by the other version of her, telling her she wasn’t ready to truly be free. But the real her had to get stronger, she built up her own protection and rose up to fight back.

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She became her own savior showing up on a white freaking horse. She had to fight back against this bad reputation she had gotten and destroy it, completely erasing that narrative and now she is working her way back up to tell her story and be her true self.

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She discovers the wonders of the world for the first time as she discovers what it’s like to live more carefree, not be trapped behind everyone’s ideas about her and just live.

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But the version of her that’s been out living in front of everyone wants to know, if she’s ready for it. She knocks her down and then her true self has to fight back and prove she is in fact, ready for it. Ready to start living.

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Once she breaks free, she is able to start climbing her way back to freedom. Where the other version of her stands atop a staircase that says “They’re Burning All the Witches.” Taylor is one of the kindest, most genuine and purest of hearts. When you asked someone why they don’t like her, they can’t really give you a good reason. Mostly, because there isn’t one. Yet still, she has been attacked over the course of her career no matter what she does (in secret even) to give back, help more, be generous. She gets crucified for headlines, everything is twisted and taken out of context. There’s no rhyme or reason for it and there doesn’t have to be any sort of real proof to destroy a person. There is no justice system and for many witches in the earlier centuries, it was enough to just be believed to be a witch to be burned at the stake.

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Women don’t have a voice and ones who do get silenced and destroyed. I’ve never seen a true story about Taylor that has proven her to be a horrible person or someone who deserves any kind of bad treatment shown to her. Miscommunication happens, but ask yourself, what has she ever done, to make her hated?

Does the amount of people she has dated affect your love life? Has she personally hurt you? Why is she attacked for relationships not working out and why are the males who have dated so many or had one-time hookups not put on display? Why are women so easy to get attacked, yet men glorified for looking so good with their shirt off? Taylor wears a nude colored body suit and the whole world loses their mind.

But she is free now, she doesn’t care what anyone else says and instead of doing interviews to promote her new album, she’s out there inviting fans who have never had the chance to meet her before, to her house. So far, there’s been at least 500 of them in the last couple of weeks. This woman is human, she’s a person. Think about that the next time you go to write an article about how you think she should be.

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Taylor Swift Teases Sci-Fi Music Video For “…Ready For It?”

Swifties are such an incredible fanbase to make music videos for! Taken straight out of Joseph Kahn‘s (The Director of the “…Ready For It?” Music Video) mouth!

Taylor Swift‘s 2nd single off her much-anticipated 6th studio album Reputation will in fact be, “…Ready For It?” The song was originally released as a promo single but will serve as the second official single. Although it is rare to get an official second single before an official album drop, since “Look What You Made Me Do” already reached #1, she might as well go for that next one!

Reputation will be out November 10, but fans have already heard 3 songs off the album!

Taylor Swift Wants You To Know Who Her New Song “Gorgeous” Is About!

Swift just posted a trailer for her second music video off the album, and it’s straight out of The Fifth Element or something! Some crazy Sci-Fi effects happening! Just when you thought nothing could beat the “Look What You Made Me Do” music video, which by the way shattered every record possible, Swift comes up with a light up nude looking body suit which could quite possibly resemble how naked and bare she feels having her private life on display all of the time.

No One Was Ready For Taylor Swift’s New Song “…Ready For It?”

This video has such strong parallels to previous work! Take a look at the trailer and be prepared to be blown away! We’ll get into all the details once the full video is released!!

…Ready For It? Official Music Video out Thursday night. #ReadyForItMusicVideo

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Liz Huett Releases Sexy Music Video For “STFU & Hold Me”

Gonna be real honest here and just say I am definitely lively through Liz Huett in her music video for her single “STFU & Hold Me.” The only thing I’ve actually done is jump in a bounce house so clearly, I am not truly living.

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I’ve definitely been championing and cheering Huett on for years, ever since I was first introduced to her while she was performing with Taylor Swift. I’ve been to live shows and the girl really knows how to draw her own crowd and own a stage!

Photo Gallery: Elizabeth Huett At Mount Palomar Winery

WATCH LIZ HUETT’S MUSIC VIDEO FOR “STFU & HOLD ME”

 

So proud of Liz and everything she is setting out to do on her own terms! She has been on all kinds of Spotify trending lists and receiving love from so many media outlets, including EW who premiered her Music Video!

Congrats Liz, and we can’t wait for the rest of the music!