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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: 

Beneath Swift's not-a-girl, not-yet-a-woman sweetness lurks a rigorous and very skillful technique; love may confound her, but the art of expert songcraft clearly doesn't.

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80
ROLLING STONE: 

She's in a class by herself when it comes to turning all that romantic turmoil into great songs. At this point, she's like the new Morrissey, except with even more eyeliner.

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80
The Guardian: 

At times the self-consciousness of an artist forcing herself into new modes shows ? but mostly, Speak Now is a triumph.

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80
PopMatters: 

All of Speak Now engages in that act of making our story hers, and her story ours, which is what pop stars do well.

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75
LOS ANGELES TIMES: 

Swift's ability to articulate her vision is growing beautifully. Next, one hopes, she'll turn off that night light and confront the realities that remain, for her, in the dark.

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70
Spin: 

Let's have a toast for the ladies who stick it to the douchebags.

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