Taylor Swift Made You a Mix
Taylor Swift has given her fans plenty of presents in the past, revealed in a highly public forum — Scream Queens just did a whole parody about it in Episode 4's opener. But her latest is perhaps the greatest gift of all, however intangible: A curated mix.
In a handwritten list titled "New Songs That Will Make Your Life More Awesome (I Promise!)," Taylor introduces her fans to some artists who are likely grateful for the all-powerful Tay co-sign. Well, one artist in particular is highly established, and though M.I.A. is best known to less-savvy pop fans for "Paper Planes," "Swords" is a very solid choice. It's a great list overall, and not only do we endorse her selections, we've already told you to listen to many of these artists!
Erik Hassle has made the PopCrush staff's weekly Best Songs list twice in the past few months — once for the Knocks remix of the Taylor-recommended "No Words," and two weeks ago for "Natural Born Lovers." We also urged you to listen to Seinabo Sey AND Alessia Cara back in August. And we've featured no fewer than four of Taylor's new favorite rising artists in our weekly PopCrush Presents series — so why not take a moment to get to know Hudson Thames, Frankie, Kehlani and Phoebe Ryan?
Check out Taylor's full list below, and don't miss our clearly on-point Best Songs We Heard This Week picks, posted every Friday.
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