November 12, 2014
Taylor Swift’s new energetic pop-album “1989” sold 1.287 million copies in the first week, widely crushing industry predictions. Representing a radical departure from her country roots, The Telegraph said it is laden with “candyfloss cheerleading [and] full of American fizz” and The Guardian says “it is a lovingly done reboot of the kind of late 80s MTV pop-rock.” This year’s second best top-selling album is Disney’s “Frozen” soundtrack.
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