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Just when you thought you could carry on with your Labor Day weekend without talking about Taylor Swift, the singer released a new song Sunday morning.
The new track titled “… Ready for It?” is the second single from her upcoming album Reputation out November 10. On the new track, the 27-year-old singer raps.
Swift raps: “Knew he was a killer first time that I saw him. Wonder how many girls he had loved and left haunted but if he’s a ghost then I can be a phantom. Holdin’ him for ransom, some, some boys are tryin’ too hard. He don’t try at all though, younger than my exes but he act like such a man. So I see nothing better, I keep him forever like a vendetta.”
For the chorus, she returns to her light and fluffy vocals, reminding us of one of her previous songs “Wildest Dreams.” She sings: “In the middle of the night, in my dreams you should see the things we do, baby. In the middle of the night, in my dreams I know I’m gonna be with you so I take my time.”
Then she asks, “Are you ready for it?” Next, an abrasive electronic beat takes over.
Fans seems to be enjoying the new track.
One commenter wrote: “I feel like the chorus is old Taylor’s voice, but the whole song is a different style of music. I’m happy she found a way to accent her beautiful voice and switch to a different style of music that is still SUPER catchy.”
Others weren’t so impressed, especially of the rapping.
— Courtney Altmyer (@Court_Alt) September 3, 2017
It really baffles me that Taylor Swift is selling billions with zero vocals. Like zero, at all. She's white girl rapping.
— Mary (@suga_mani_) September 3, 2017
Taylor Swift rapping, now we have to throw an entire genre away
— beth (@YEEZYEEZYEEZY) September 3, 2017
We’re not sure what to make of it. We’d love for video of Nicki Minaj to surface listening to it. We’re sure she’ll have something to say.