Taylor Swift

Taylor’s Version: Taylor Swift’s ‘new’ release affirms timelessness, power and growth of country-pop’s ultimate singer-songwriter

“Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” updates one of her most beloved albums, providing nostalgia for older fans while releasing songs that are new to everyone.

| Staff Writer

Audiophiles: Study vibes for midterms

Midterm season at Wash. U. starts around the third week of classes and keeps going until finals. Here are some albums to listen to as you study.

Orly Einhorn | Contributing Writer 

Songs of the summer

Here are the songs that defined summer for editor Sabrina Spence.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

A ranking of the tracks on Taylor Swift’s newest album ‘Reputation’

Taylor Swift released her newest album, “Reputation,” Nov. 9, two days earlier than expected.

Leah Hardgrove | Contributing Writer

With a little help from my friends: Cadenza’s dream guests for Taylor Swift’s Scottrade Center shows

This Monday and Tuesday, Taylor Swift will bring her 1989 World Tour to St. Louis’ own Scottrade Center. Swift has drawn attention for bringing out high-profile guests during nearly every show on this tour; the list runs the gamut from Mick Jagger to Julia Roberts to the U.S. women’s soccer team. In anticipation of the Scottrade shows, Cadenza shares its dream guests.

Album Review: ‘1989’ by Taylor Swift

I thought she’d done it, I really did. I thought, after 10 months devoid of blockbuster albums and full of disappointment, Taylor Swift would finally give us a world-conquering record we could all get behind. See, I’d briefly reached pop nirvana after my 50th run through “Shake It Off,” and I wanted more—12 songs more, to be exact. Heck, I’d take two as effortlessly life-affirming as my retroactive songs of the summer.

| Music Editor

Grammy Preview 2014

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards air this weekend on CBS, and Cadenza will definitely be watching. Hosted by LL Cool J and featuring performances by Beyonce and Jay Z, Daft Punk, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, and many more, the show is sure to be one of the biggest musical events of the year. Tune in to CBS at 7 p.m.

Album Review: ‘Red’ by Taylor Swift

It’s safe to say that “Red” is Taylor Swift as you have never heard her before. When “Speak Now” was released, the same chord progressions were stretching their usability thin, and I was sick of how whiny Swift had become. I described her songs as “a chick flick in three minutes or fewer,” something to be enjoyed with a pint of chocolate ice cream.

| Theater Editor

2012 Grammys – Liveblog

4:47: We’re just a few hours away from the 2012 Grammys! Check back here for commentary with a side of snark from Movie/TV Editor Georgie Morvis! 5:52: Who is Sasha Gradiva, why is she wearing guns, and …why is she wearing guns?! 5:55: Rebecca Black is at the Grammys. Arcade Fire who? 5:59: Former Kanye […]

| Movie/TV Editor

2012 Grammy Awards preview

The 54th Grammy Awards air this Sunday on CBS at 7 p.m. CST. Here are my views on who should and will win some of the major awards. (I wanted to cover them all, but really, who cares about Best Americana or Best Tropical Latin Albums?)

| Movie/TV Editor

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