Taylor Swift - Fearless
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Based on 9 reviews
2008 Ratings: #206 / 767
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Based on 631 ratings
2008 Ratings: #100
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If you are a 14 year old you probably think this is good.
While Taylor's sophomore release is a slight improvement from her debut (both in terms of songwriting and general song construction), it still lacks in many areas. The main focus of lyricism on nearly EVERY TRACK is the typical 'girl loves boy/boy hurt girl' theme. I understand that Taylor was still incredibly young here, but I would've assumed that she would venture out more in terms of song topics. That same lyrical pattern over and over again gets very tiresome, very quickly. However, just ... read more
If i was to describe this album in three words it would be corny but catchy. This is almost no different then her debut in terms of sound and lyrical content but it’s hard not to sing along to You Belong with me and Love Story. But some of the songs on here are just really bland and this has more filler then her first record. This album does have some really good deep cuts with Breath and Forever and Always that stick out more then most of the others in terms of structure and Melody and ... read more
I am not afraid to admit: this is my favorite Taylor Swift album. I was in my later years of high school when I first heard "Love Story" on the radio. Being the edgy teen I was, I immediately dismissed the song as some silly re-interpretation of "Romeo & Juliet" that you would hear in other places like kid-friendly TV programming. There was also a quick nod to that stupid transcendentalist 19th century book "The Scarlet Letter" (shout out to those who took one ... read more
Fearless - 100
Fifteen - 100
Love Story - 100
Hey Stephen - 40
White Horse - 100
You Belong With Me - 100
Breathe - 100
Tell Me Why - 30
You're Not Sorry - 60
The Way I Loved You - 40
Forever & Always - 70
The Best Day - 50
Change - 70
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Track List

  1. Fearless
  2. Fifteen
  3. Love Story
  4. Hey Stephen
  5. White Horse
  6. You Belong With Me
  7. Breathe
  8. Tell Me Why
  9. You're Not Sorry
  10. The Way I Loved You
  11. Forever & Always
  12. The Best Day
  13. Change
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