Taylor Swift “Look What You Made Me Do” Released – Listen To New Single Here!

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Taylor Swift Reputation First Single

By Shari Weiss |

Taylor Swift Reputation First Single

(Taylor Swift/Instagram)

Taylor Swift released a new song called “Look What You Made Me Do” at midnight on Friday. Listen to the single below!

The big reveal comes nearly a week after Swift wiped her social media profiles. Last Friday, all the posts, including her profile photo, were removed from the singer’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts. In addition, her Tumblr and official website were cleaned out and left blank, too. That led many to believe Swift’s sixth album was imminent, especially since the big change coincided with the three-year anniversary of “Shake It Off,” which was released the same day she announced her fourth album, 1989, on August 18, 2014.

Fans, however, who expected something to drop at midnight on Saturday were left disappointed when nothing happened. Speculation continued to swirl over the weekend, and then reached a new level on Monday, when Swift posted a cryptic 10-second video on social media at 11 a.m. Eastern. The footage appeared to show what many likened to a snake or dragon tail. Joseph Kahn, the performer’s frequent video collaborated, retweeted the Twitter post with a smiley face. Then, shortly after 11:30 a.m., he added, “In 30 minutes, as a show of power, @taylorswift13 will blot out the sun.” That revived some theories that suggested Swift would release something to coincide with the solar eclipse.

Noon, though, came and went, at which point, Hahn wrote, “Guys please don’t look at the eclipse directly because of this tweet. Thanks.” And then a bit later: “People shouldn’t take my tweets literally, metaphorically, alliteratively, seriously, or ironically.” Alas, the video director was not, in fact, building up to a Monday release. On Tuesday, Swift shared another 10-second clip, which seemed to make it more obvious that the animal was indeed a snake. All doubt was erased on Wednesday when the next clip showed the snake opening its mouth wide, as if to take a bite out of the camera. And viewing all the footage side by side actually revealed that the clips connect, showing the snake from head to tail.

A short time later, Swift formally announced her plans: Her new album, titled Reputation, would be released November 10, with the first single dropped Thursday. Hours before what many thought was going to be the big moment, a countdown clock appeared on a new website with the URL, which further stoked fan excitement. But at 11 a.m., the page refreshed to show a common Internet prank: Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up.” That’s right, Swifties were rickrolled. And so, more time passed, until midnight, when the song finally premiered.

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