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Ian Ranks The Best Songs on Taylor Swift's 'Red' in His Professional Opinion

Red by Taylor Swift is an eclectic pop album that happens to serve as Taylor Swift’s ascension to the top of pop. The album is a collection of singles so there’s not to be written about it as an album, unless I’m interested in retelling stories written about Taylor Swift’s move away from country or to the forefront of pop, which I’m not.

Instead, I’d rather offer up my opinion on which songs I think are the best on Red. Of course, the post title is me making fun of any blogger or musical journalist that thinks their opinion matters in any definitive way on such important things as Ms. Swift. You can buy Red on iTunes. Below are my rankings and YouTube videos to listen to the top two.

  1. Holy Ground
  2. 22
  3. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  4. Red
  5. State of Grace
  6. I Knew You Were Trouble
  7. Stay Stay Stay
  8. All Too Well
  9. Starlight
  10. Begin Again
  11. I Almost Do
  12. Treacherous
  13. The Last Time (feat. Gary Lightbody)
  14. Sad Beautiful Tragic
  15. The Lucky One
  16. Everything Has Changed (feat. Ed Sheeran)