…once the novelty wears off, 1989 still resonates because it’s clearly a deeply personal and idiosyncratic endeavor for Adams. The beauty of the arrangements ultimately derives from a sincere emotional connection to the material. Adams doesn’t dilute the payoffs in Swift’s songs, he just finds his own way to get there.


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