Reputation

I'll get this out of the way first. I love it. The album does suffer a LITTLE (not a lot) from the production sounding similar, so until you get to spend some time with the songs, the melodies, and the lyrics, it can feel like a lot of the same at first. It's GOOD production; it's just busy sometimes, and follows some similar patterns. (At times it feels like Taylor making her best Lorde record, but her melodies and vocal stylings still make it inherently Taylor). This underwhelming feeling definitely changes the more you listen to it.

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