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Taylor Swift's new single 'Look What You Made Me Do' widely mocked

Matt Rosenberg
| Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at the DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. The trial of a lawsuit between Swift and David Mueller, a former radio host she accuses of groping her, begins Monday, Aug. 7, in U.S. District Court in Denver. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
John Salangsang/Invision/AP
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at the DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. The trial of a lawsuit between Swift and David Mueller, a former radio host she accuses of groping her, begins Monday, Aug. 7, in U.S. District Court in Denver. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
This cover image released by Big Machine shows art for her upcoming album, 'reputation,' expected Nov. 10.
This cover image released by Big Machine shows art for her upcoming album, 'reputation,' expected Nov. 10.

Taylor Swift is back!

But we probably could've dealt with her being gone a little longer if it meant this was what we got.

The 27-year-old released her new single — "Look What You Made Me Do" — Thursday night to streaming platforms and iTunes. Reaction was overwhelmingly something like this: "Huh?"

Listen for yourself.


Taylor Swift: 'Look What You Made Me Do'


The song is the first single from her sixth album, "Reputation," to be released Nov. 10 as part of Swift's "re-branding" effort. It quickly became No. 1 on the iTunes list. And most are under the impression that it is related to her ongoing feud with Kanye West .

The long-anticipated release of new music from Swift helped the song make the rounds on social media late Thursday. And many were not impressed.

But it wasn't all negative. Team Swift supporters also were out in full force in favor of the songstress' rebranding effort.

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