It sounds more like the middle of a DJ set than a track on its own, its whirring intro and eventual gently melodic, undulating rhythm like a warm shower of placidity, and then bang, the hard techno arrives. This week’s best new tracks »
Now that the only likeable manic pixie dream girl in the history of the world is playing live for the first time in 35 years, expect a lot of our music coverage to centre around her return. Just for a couple of days, mind.
Taylor Swift has gone from ringletted country artist to feminist role model and the world’s most charming pop star. As she returns with her catchiest material yet, she talks awards-ceremony etiquette, autobiographical lyrics and why she puts nice before naughty. Read the interview