"Nobody's out to buy your story, nobody wants to know your reason why"

- Mazzy Star
 

1989 (album) by Taylor Swift

This album At A Glance
1989
1989 by Taylor Swift (2014)
Release date: 2014-10-27
Overall rank: 1,371st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
62/100 (from 309 votes)
  Ratings distributionRatings distribution
Accolades: Award Top 20 albums of 2014 (18th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (153rd)
Award Best albums of all time (1,371st)

Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
Product Details Availability Price

eBay
eBay
1989 [LP] by Ryan Adams (Vinyl, Dec-2015, Blue Note (Label)) Taylor Swift
Condition: Used
Time left:
46m 28s

Ships to:
Worldwide
$6.00
Go to store

eBay
eBay
1989
Condition: New
Time left:
2h 2m 2s

Ships to:
Worldwide
$48.80
Go to store

eBay
eBay
Taylor Swift - 1989 (2014) CD NEW & SEALED
Condition: Brand New
Time left:
2h 28m 44s

Ships to:
Worldwide
£3.75
Go to store
  Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the linked website at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.  See full search results on eBay

  My favourite store:  

Taylor Swift bestography

1989 is ranked as the best album by Taylor Swift.

Taylor Swift album bestography « Higher ranked This album (1,371st) Lower ranked (1,371st) »
-19891989

Members who like this album also like: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West, Melodrama by Lorde and Good Kid, M.A.A.D City by Kendrick Lamar.

Upcoming concerts (searched for 'Taylor Swift')

Jul
26
Fri
22:00
Taylor Swift Night
The Van Buren, Phoenix, United States. United States
Tickets from Ticketmaster Get tickets
 
Discover more upcoming concerts

Listen to 1989 on YouTube

Loading content from YouTube...

1989 rankings

1989 ratings

Average Rating: 
62/100 (from 309 votes)
  Ratings distributionRatings distribution  Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV
where:
av = trimmed mean average rating an item has currently received.
n = number of ratings an item has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an item to appear in a 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating.

Showing latest 5 ratings for this album. | Show all 309 ratings for this album.

Rating
Date logged
Member
No. album ratings
Avg. album rating
 
50/100
47 hours ago
81/100
 
70/100
5 days ago
78/100
 
70/100
06/19/2019 18:44
74/100
 
60/100
06/16/2019 23:05
70/100
 
80/100
06/15/2019 05:02
96/100

Related links: top albums of the 2010s, top albums of 2014.

Please log in or register if you want to be able to leave a rating.

1989 comments

Showing latest 10 comments | Show all 33 comments | Most Helpful First | Newest First
(Only showing comments with -2 votes or higher. You can alter this threshold from your profile page. Manage Profile)

Rating:  
90/100
Excelente entrada no pop!
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
80/100
I'd successfully ignored Taylor Swift until the release of 1989, and even when the critics swooned over this album as if it were the second coming of Sgt. Pepper, it still barely registered a notice from me. It was only when Ryan Adams released what amounted to a very reverent, nearly note-for-note cover album of all the tracks on this album that I finally took notice. The quality of the songwriting here is tough to deny, and I even found myself moved at times by Swift's performances. Ironically, I've begun to tire of the drama-filled celebrity romances that inspire much of Ryan Adams's own songwriting these days, and it's not impossible that Taylor Swift's work eventually stands the test of time better for me. Just not yet.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +1 votes (1 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
looooool but how is this less than mediocre churned-out pop by the world's most annoying popstar ahead of syro by aphex twin on the best of 2k14 list ???? poptimism doesn't equate to bumping up shitty artists guys . it's a mad, mad world
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | -2 votes (0 helpful | 2 unhelpful)
Rating:  
85/100
Whether you love this album or hate it, it's almost certainly going to be considered among the best albums of the 2010s if not all time. It produced too many hits. Three of them hitting no.1 and three others charted within the top 10 of the billboard hot 100. I personally love the album. It's just a really good pop album.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +3 votes (3 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
95/100
Fun album with just enough creativity to merit a 95/100. One of the albums that alerted me to non-classical music. Bad Blood is like an 80s flashback! Taylor's lyrics tend to be so poor and girly that her albums tend to be really entertaining unless its just too much, like in Red. Very good music however, although not as great other pop acts like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, or especially the Weeknd, who has one of the best pop voices I have heard.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +2 votes (2 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
95/100
From Vatsal
If I was gonna make a pop album, or if my favourite artist was gonna make a mainstream pop record, this is how I would want it to look and sound like.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | -1 votes (2 helpful | 3 unhelpful)
Rating:  
90/100
Yeah I'll admit it, I'm a 31 year old guy, and I love this album :D
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +2 votes (5 helpful | 3 unhelpful)
Rating:  
65/100
I think Taylor Swift is trying to say she's a whole lot richer than you. At least she's not pretending to be the shy homely girl who would have trouble getting a date... (... you can keep waiting, nothing's coming)

Anyways yeah it's a pop album that boosts excellent series-6 crystaline production, the most Competant (in capital letters) songwriting that's ever been... Competanti.,.ve, and songs that obviously sound like they could be great club grooves or prom dances on the surface but kind of are just hollow mirages when you actually stop and listen to them. But really it's fine, despite a couple of awful tracks (good gawd "Bad Blood", and "Shake it Off" and "Blank Space" are the most nauseatingly self-aware tracks to ever exist anywhere, ever) if largely a total 1-percenter album that doesn't so much connect with an audience than give you a peek at a much more glamorous but mostly just shallow lifestyle that you can hope and dream and wish for, but in the end it's not really worth it cause it's all empty-calorie vanilla cake decorated with the most pristine frosting imaginable. Not bad, just... kind of dead behind the perfect blue eyes. At least Tay-tay is no longer pretending to be something she's not, that's a bonus... I guess.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +2 votes (4 helpful | 2 unhelpful)
Rating:  
75/100
From Lacobra
As most pop superproductions it ends up being just a medium to release ~3 great pop songs. In this case the glorious opener "Welcome to New York" is ready for you to accept it with arms wide open, as well as the somewhat overplayed "Blank Space" and the colorful closer track "Clean". The rest might be bland, but it's still worth it because Taylor shouting "IT'S BEEN WAITING FOR YOU!" in such a joyful way is one of the best things 2014 left behind.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | 0 votes (0 helpful | 0 unhelpful)
Rating:  
65/100
Has some hits, has some misses, and has some decent filler. Surprised so many people love it/hate it. Feels like a lot of people are reviewing their thoughts of Taylor Swift or a specific song of hers instead of the album.
Helpful?  (Log in to vote) | +3 votes (3 helpful | 0 unhelpful)

Showing latest 10 comments | Show all 33 comments

Please log in or register if you want to be able to add a comment.

Your feedback for 1989

Let us know what you think of this album by adding a comment or assigning a rating below!
Anonymous
Your rating: Login or register to assign a rating to this album.
Your comment: Login or register to comment on this album.
Login or register to add this album to your favourites.
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 2014
1. Lost In The Dream by The War On Drugs
2. To Be Kind by Swans
3. Benji by Sun Kil Moon
4. Run The Jewels 2 by Run The Jewels
5. Salad Days by Mac DeMarco
6. St. Vincent by St. Vincent
7. Black Messiah by D'Angelo And The Vanguard
8. This Is All Yours by ∆ (alt-J)
9. You're Dead! by Flying Lotus
10. Piñata by Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
11. LP1 by FKA Twigs
12. They Want My Soul by Spoon
13. Royal Blood by Royal Blood
14. Alvvays by Alvvays
15. Ultraviolence by Lana Del Rey
16. Morning Phase by Beck
17. Sun Structures by Temples
18. 1989 by Taylor Swift
19. Pom Pom by Ariel Pink
20. Syro by Aphex Twin



Copyright © 2005-2019 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map