Taylor Swift - Red: Taylor's Version

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The second in a series of catalog re-recordings and revisions, Red [Taylor's Version] finds Taylor Swift revisiting her self-styled pop breakthrough Red. Released nine years after the original album, Red [Taylor's Version] does bear a few signs of maturation, notably on the explicitly pop moments, such as "I Knew You Were Trouble," "22," and "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," which seem ever so slightly muted when compared to the 2012 versions. Nevertheless, much of the point of the re-recordings is to get these new versions as close to the original versions as possible so they can be easily licensed and to that end, Swift succeeds admirably. The more interesting part of Red [Taylor's Version] arrives in the second half when Swift records songs left in the vault, including "Better Man" -- a song she gave to Little Big Town, who won a Grammy for Best Country/Duo Group Performance in 2018 for their recording -- and duets with Phoebe Bridgers ("Nothing New"), Chris Stapleton ("I Bet You Think About Me"), and Ed Sheeran ("Run"). The highlight of these is a ten-minute version of "All Too Well," a bitter ballad that was already one of the peaks of Red and is now turned into an epic kiss-off. This, along with excavated songs, are reason enough for Swift to revisit Red and they, not the re-recordings, are the reason to return to Red [Taylor's Version].

State Of Grace (Taylor's Version) 4:55
Red (Taylor's Version) 3:43
Treacherous (Taylor's Version) 4:02
I Knew You Were Trouble (Taylor's Version) 3:39
All Too Well (Taylor's Version) 5:29
22 (Taylor's Version) 3:50
I Almost Do (Taylor's Version) 4:04
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together (Taylor's Version) 3:13
Stay Stay Stay (Taylor's Version) 3:25
The Last Time (Taylor's Version) 4:59
Holy Ground (Taylor's Version) 3:22
Sad Beautiful Tragic (Taylor's Version) 4:44
The Lucky One (Taylor's Version) 4:00
Everything Has Changed (Taylor's Version) 4:05
Starlight (Taylor's Version) 3:40
Begin Again (Taylor's Version) 3:58
The Moment I Knew (Taylor's Version) 4:45
Come Back... Be Here (Taylor's Version) 3:43
Girl At Home (Taylor's Version) 3:40
State Of Grace (Acoustic Version) (Taylor's Version) 5:21
Ronan (Taylor's Version) 4:24
Better Man (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 4:57
Nothing New (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 4:18
Babe (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 3:44
Message In A Bottle (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 3:45
I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 4:45
Forever Winter (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 4:23
Run (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 4:00
The Very First Night (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 3:20
All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault) 10:13