… [16][22], While the album's music transcends Swift's country roots, her storytelling ability, nurtured by her country background, remain intact in her songwriting. Jonathan Keefe from Slant Magazine wrote that Red is not consistent enough to be considered "truly great", but some of the album's are "career-best work for Swift, who now sounds like the pop star she was destined to be all along". Come back, be here, come back, be here "A lot of our cash reserve is gone, but we can do it," Brokke said. [2][16] Swift explained the diverse musical styles as a "metaphor for how messy a real breakup is" and described it as her "only true breakup album". [90] Red also marked the third time that Swift peaked at number one in the last week before Christmas, which is traditionally the most competitive week of the year (she also achieved the feat with Fearless and Speak Now). [28], Compared to the fantasy-driven narratives with happy endings of Swift's previous songs, Red realizes the uneasy reality where the most seemingly enduring relationships can painfully end. One last kiss, then catch your flight [118] Writing for the Los Angeles Times, Randall Roberts was impressed by the different musical styles as she "strives for something much more grand and accomplished". [18] Spin's Michael Robbins characterized the album as a record "full of adult pleasures",[75] and The Guardian's Kate Mossman described it as "one of the finest fantasies pop music has ever constructed". Come back, be here, come back, be here The songwriting would start with identifying an emotion to a song, and the production would follow. Winding back the orbits of the planets to the time of Jesus is fairly simple. Red was positively received for Swift's songwriting craftsmanship, but divided critics on its genre-spanning production: praise directed at Swift's versatility, and criticism targeted the inconsistency. [Verse 1] Retrospectively, critics lauded Red for showcasing Swift's abilities as a songwriter, and described it as Swift's transitional record from country to mainstream pop, which laid the groundwork to the electropop sound of her next albums. [19][37], "Everything Has Changed" is a stripped-back guitar ballad, on which Swift and Ed Sheeran sing about wanting to get acquainted with a new romance. [32] The lyrics in the refrain correspond different stages of love to different colors, such as "losing him" to blue, "missing him" to dark gray, and "loving him" to red. This is falling in love in the cruelest way [10] She admired Walker for "how he creates this really organic but emotionally charged music". [9] To this end, she recruited musicians whose works she admired, hoping to "learn from them". [9] Swift nevertheless felt that she had been repeating the same songwriting process for Speak Now, which diminished her creativity. [7] Each song would have a different production corresponding to the emotion portrayed, resulting in an eclectic mix of styles. Aprenda a tocar a cifra de Come Back... Be Here (Taylor Swift) no Cifra Club. This is falling for you when you are worlds away [Chorus] [9][14] Bhasker produced two songs: "Holy Ground" and "The Lucky One". [43] Both Swift and Lightbody provide lead vocals; Lightbody sings about his perspectives on a failing but enduring relationship in the first verse, and Swift presents her view in the second verse. [16][45] Narrated from third-person perspective, it references the story of a successful singer who "chose the rose garden over Madison Square". [Outro] [26] Critics noted the similarities between the cover and that of Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's 1971 album Blue,[26][27] which was an inspiration for Swift's songwriting on Red. INFINITE's Dongwoo has dropped his cover of "Don't Come Back" for Woollim Entertainment's 'The Live 3'. [144] It was ranked within the top 10 by Uproxx (three),[145] Billboard (four),[146] Rolling Stone (four),[147] the Tampa Bay Times (nine),[148] and Stereogum (10). Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift released her third studio album Speak Now in October 2010. In the Before Times, the Fulford Arms in York was an always-busy kind of place. [50] She made many appearances on radio, giving interviews to as many as 72 stations, mostly in the US, and a few international outlets from South Africa, New Zealand, Spain, Germany, and Mexico. [10][13], Another new collaborator was Jeff Bhasker, whose production of the song "We Are Young" (2011) by indie band Fun captivated Swift by its drum instrumentation. I don't wanna miss you like this "Begin Again" was later released to US country radio as an official single on October 1, 2012. If he gave you any signs he was likely to return, you didn’t see them. [130] Critic Jon Caramanica ranked the album second on his list of 2012's best albums for The New York Times. On the deluxe version of Red, it appears as the 18th track. "I Knew You Were Trouble" was released to pop radio as an official single on November 27, 2012. [50] A day after the release, Swift began a cycle of television appearances, starting with a live performance on Good Morning America; pre-recorded television appearances on shows including The Ellen DeGeneres Show and 20/20 subsequently followed. [21] Others, such as "I Almost Do", "Stay Stay Stay", and "Sad Beautiful Tragic" are identical to the country pop sound of Swift's previous songs. [48][49] "The Moment I Knew" narrates a story of a character's 21st birthday when, despite a Christmas theme and good friends, her boyfriend does not show up, signaling a failing relationship. [9] The song "Treacherous" was produced by Dan Wilson, whose works with his band Semisonic served as an inspiration for Swift. [65], Red was further promoted by a string of singles. [2] She subsequently reworked on the album while embarking on the Speak Now World Tour. It received nominations for Album of the Year at the 2013 Country Music Association Awards, and Album of the Year and Best Country Album at the 2014 Grammy Awards. [133], At the 55th Grammy Awards in 2014, Red was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Country Album. Come back, be here, come back, be here Club acknowledged that the songs present a deeper observation, but did not appreciate that the Red songs demonize Swift's ex-lovers. [70] The singles peaked at number 20 and number six on the Billboard Hot 100, respectively. [24] She described the emotions "spanning from intense love, intense frustration, jealousy, confusion" as extreme feelings that "there's nothing in between. The album's title refers to what Swift described as the tumultuous "red" emotions that were evoked from unhealthy romantic relationships she was experiencing during the album's conception. Also available on the nbc app. The rewards just keep coming! [85] In the US, Red debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 1.21 million copies. [16][23] The album's title refers to what Swift termed as the tumultuous "red" emotions evoked by unhealthy romantic relationships that she was experiencing during the album's conception. She wrote the album entirely by herself, as her statement to her critics that she was a capable songwriter. [55] The four songs—"Begin Again",[56] "Red",[57] "I Knew You Were Trouble",[58] and "State of Grace"[59]—were also released for digital download ahead of the album's release. [106] Globally, Red the second-best-selling album of 2012, with sales of 5.2 million copies. If I had known what I know now [37] Michael Gallucci from The A.V. "[38][39] It is followed by "22", a straight-up pop song featuring pulsing synthesizers that recalls a 1980s sound. This is when the feeling sinks in Come Back Tours was live. Buoyed by extensive marketing, Red was a commercial success: it spent seven weeks atop the US Billboard 200, making Swift the first female artist, and the second act since the Beatles, to have three consecutive albums each spend at least six weeks at number one. [131] Red placed at number 17 on the 2012 Pazz & Jop, an annual mass critics' poll conducted by The Village Voice. [15] Of the 16 tracks, Swift was the sole writer of 10 and co-writer of the remaining six. [66] It was a big hit on pop radio, peaking atop the Billboard Mainstream Top 40/Pop Songs for seven weeks. [53][74] Music magazine Spin argued that it was hard to categorize Red, given that the genre country itself is "the most dynamically vibrant pop genre of the last decade or so". Swift promoted the album with the Red Tour (2013–14), the most successful country tour with $150 million grossed upon completion. [20][40] The lyrics of "22" celebrate the joys of being young and confident regardless of the fear of aging, while acknowledging the heartache that Swift and her friends endured in the past. [60][61] The single peaked at number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100. [10] Although Swift wanted to experiment with various musical styles, she—as a songwriter—prioritized the lyrics over the production, striving to capture her emotions as she had done on her previous songs. I can't help but wish you took me with you [10], Swift decided that her fourth studio album would not follow one coherent genre, aiming to experiment with as many styles as she could. Right when I was just about to fall "[7] Lee produced the song "The Last Time", on which Lightbody is as a featured vocalist. [2][26][36] Featuring a slow-burning production blending country, folk and soft rock, the song chronicles the heartache that Swift goes through. The feeling you can know so much [71] Other singles were "Everything Has Changed"[72] and "The Last Time"; the latter had a limited release to UK radio. 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[53] "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs for nine weeks. [73], While Swift and Big Machine promoted Red as a country album, the album's diverse musical styles sparked a media debate over Swift's status as a country singer-songwriter. [25] Pitchfork summed up the album theme as disappearances, from lost romance to lost friendship and Swift's old country sounds; this is echoed in the album cover, on which Swift is looking downward, and her face is seen partially covered by a shadow from her brimmed hat. [18][42], "Stay Stay Stay" is a fast-tempo song instrumented by a toy piano, a ukulele, a mandolin, and hand claps with lyrics about Swift and her lover trying to make up after a fight. NPR commented that the album's influences range from Swift's well-known country sound to new genres such as dance-pop, dubstep and Britrock. 2 as Taylor Swift's 'Red' Still Rules", "Week Ending Dec. 23, 2012. [91], The album was a chart success in the English-speaking world, peaking at number one on charts in Australia,[92] Canada,[93] New Zealand,[94] Ireland,[95] and Scotland. [33] Spin described the track as soft rock,[32] while Taste of Country felt that the song straddles the boundary between country and mainstream pop. [134] The album received nominations at US country music awards, including two nominations for Album of the Year at the 2013 Country Music Association Awards[135] and the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards. [20], "All Too Well" is widely regarded by critics as the album's emotional centerpiece. Come back, be here, come back, be here [19][20] The songs that critics characterized as straight-up pop are "I Knew You Were Trouble", "22", and "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", all of which were produced by Swedish pop producers Max Martin and Shellback. [37] The next track, "Sad Beautiful Tragic", is a melancholic slow-tempo folk-oriented waltz about a doomed love affair. [62], Both the standard and deluxe versions of Red were released on October 22, 2012. [77] On October 26, 2012, she announced the first 58 dates for the North American leg, kicking off in Omaha, Nebraska, and visiting Canada and the US throughout the spring and summer of 2013 before concluding in Nashville, Tennessee in September. Without knowing anything at all [132] The album was proclaimed as one of 2012's best country albums by Spin. [31] The title track, "Red", incorporates acoustic banjo and guitars, and electronic vocal manipulation. [1] Red appeared in publications' lists of the best albums of the 2010s decade, and ranked at number 99 on the 2020 revision of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. [20][37] It is proceeded by "The Last Time", a duet with Gary Lightbody. [86] It claimed the biggest single-week sales of 2012, and surpassed Garth Brooks's 1998 album Double Life as the fastest-selling country album. [54], On September 22, 2012, Swift announced that she would preview one song from Red each week on Good Morning America, as part of a four-week release countdown from September 24 until the album's release week. [42] "The Last Time" features a melancholic production backed by string instruments, which Perone drew comparisons to the music of late-1970s and early-1980s rock bands, but with a muted texture. [136] It won Favorite Country Album at the 2013 American Music Awards,[137] Top Album and Top Country Album at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards,[138] Top Selling Album at the 2013 Canadian Country Music Association Awards,[139] and Top Selling International Album of the Year at the 2014 Country Music Awards of Australia. [24] The lyrics delve into these feelings, displaying a full range of emotional intense. [77] After the 58-date North American leg, the Red Tour visited Australasia,[79] the UK,[80] and Asia. [26], The album's genre-spanning production polarized critics. [140], Red appeared on many publications' lists of the best albums of the 2010s decade. [6], Promptly following the release of Speak Now, Swift planned to continue collaborating with Chapman for its follow-up. [2] Critics are dubious on the genre that best describes the album. That never bring you back to me [9], The first song that Swift wrote was "All Too Well", during a rehearsal of the Speak Now tour in 2010. "I Knew You Were Trouble" is stylized as "I Knew You Were Trouble.". On a positive side, Billboard praised Red's radio-friendly tunes that catapulted Swift to even higher fame. You said it in a simple way, / 4 am, the second day, / How strange that I Swift enlisted new producers in addition to longtime collaborator Nathan Chapman, with hopes of experimenting with newer sounds that would expand her artistry beyond her previous country pop style. 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[3] It incorporates various rock styles, including pop rock and bluegrass. How strange that I don't know you at all Its the best time to get yourself one so catch our Live … There's nothing beige about any of those feelings". As Astronomy Magazine reported, Jupiter and Saturn's orbits aligned in 7 B.C. Find the exact moment in a TV show, movie, or music video you want to share. Come back, be here, come back, be here [86] It was Swift's third consecutive Billboard 200 number one. Stumbled through the long goodbye Watch the video for Come Back... Be Here from Taylor Swift's Red (Deluxe Version) for free, … [20], Some reviewers were more reserved in their praise. [7][12] Martin and his frequent collaborator Shellback produced three songs on the album: "22", "I Knew You Were Trouble", and "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", all of which are characterized by the pair's trademark synthesizers and electronic production. [50] On August 13, 2012, Swift gave a live webchat via Google Hangouts, through which she announced the details of Red, including the release date and cover, and answered fan questions. Jan. 14, 2021 -- Live concerts, theater performances and other venue-based events could come back this year and be widely available by this fall if … It was released on October 22, 2012, by Big Machine Records. "[36] Perone noted that Red concludes with a straight-up country song after exploring other genres, which confirmed the importance of Swift's country roots. 1 With Year's Third-Biggest Opening", "Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Justin Bieber Among 2014 Guinness Record-Setters", "Taylor Swift's 'Red,' 'Les Mis' Soundtrack Lead Billboard 200 Chart", "Bruno Mars Debuts at No. Red is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.It was released on October 22, 2012, by Big Machine Records.The album's title refers to what Swift described as the tumultuous "red" emotions that were evoked from unhealthy romantic relationships she was experiencing during the album's conception. I never would've played so nonchalant And now that I can put this down [29] Writing for MSN Music, Robert Christgau viewed Red as an inferior version of the Magnetic Fields' 1999 album 69 Love Songs, but appreciated Swift's efforts to expand her sonic territory. [44], On "Holy Ground", Swift reminisces about a lover who has gone and describes the ground on which they stood together as "holy ground", over an uptempo drum beat and chugging guitars. De-Von-Tré (Chance the Rapper, Kenan Thompson, Chris Redd) wishes President Barack Obama would come back. Read or print original Come Back... Be Here lyrics 2021 updated! [2] Having gone through a recent breakup, Swift began ad-libbing self-written lyrics about heartbreak on a four-chord guitar riff as her touring band spontaneously provided backing instruments. [Verse 1] You said it in a simple way, 4 AM, the second day, How strange that I don't know you at all. [7] Big Machine's president Scott Borchetta overheard the original production by Chapman and suggested a more pop-oriented sound. Joyeux anniversaire à notre chère cliente a tes 100 ans inchelah Taylor Swift - Come Back... Be Here (tradução) (Letra e música para ouvir) - You said it in a simple way / 4 am, the second day / How strange that I don't know you at all / We stumbled through the long goodbye / One last kiss, then And this is when the feeling sinks in Come back, be here. I don't wanna miss you like this I guess you're in London today But in my mind, I play it back [152] The successful pop radio singles, specifically "I Knew You Were Trouble", served as a "signal flare" for Swift to collaborate again with pop producers Max Martin and Shellback, known for radio-friendly chart hits. Although the production in this song is much more simple than some of the poppier songs on Red, the production on her next album. [8] Executives at Swift's label at the time Big Machine congratulated her on having finalized the album within a short amount of one year's time. On “Come Back…Be Here”, Swift croons about a lover lost to time over a simple production reminiscent of her Speak Now days. [153][154] Upon reading reviews calling Red an inconsistent album, Swift fully embraced the electropop sound, transcending her marketed country image. [26] Critics observed a sign of maturity in Swift's perspectives, and recognized the album's additional themes ranging from wide-eyed optimism, to insecurity about one's perceived image, and the pressure of stardom. Come back, be here, come back, be here [43] Perone characterized the song as country rock that expands on Swift's country pop sound,[43] while Slant Magazine described it as heartland rock. I told myself, don't get attached The album was certified seven times platinum in the United States and also topped charts and received multi-platinum certifications in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. After reading this post, you’ll recognize the signs he will come back after On the deluxe version of … was apparently influenced by her living in New York. [10] Swift wrote more than 30 songs for the album, of which 16 made the final cut of the standard edition. I don't wanna need you this way [22], The third track, "Treacherous", begins with a slow-tempo guitar strum and percussion, which builds up for a climatic finale. I just wrote an original song, please tell me what you think: https://soundcloud.com/liliab/hate-that-i-love-u-original-song There is no new 'Saturday Night Live' episode tonight on NBC. Easily move … [9] While Speak Now was Swift's statement as a songwriter, she envisioned her fourth studio album as a statement of her "thirst for learning". [19][26][34] Its lyrics find Swift blaming herself for a toxic relationship that has ended. [22] Regarded by critics as Swift's most radical sonic innovation on the album, "I Knew You Were Trouble" begins with a pop rock production featuring acoustic guitar before cascading into a dubstep-tinged refrain backed by aggressive synthesizers. Be Live Adults Only Tenerife: I would come back here again - See 3,684 traveler reviews, 1,195 candid photos, and great deals for Be Live Adults Only Tenerife at Tripadvisor. [50] In the US, the standard edition was available on digital and physical formats, and the deluxe edition containing six extra tracks was available exclusively for physical purchase at Target. [96] It was Swift's first number one on the UK Albums Chart. [89] This made Swift the first female artist, and the first artist since the Beatles, to have three consecutive studio albums each spend six or more weeks atop the chart (her previous studio albums Fearless and Speak Now respectively spent 11 weeks in 2008–09 and six weeks in 2010–11). [47], The deluxe edition of Red includes three extra original songs—"The Moment I Knew", "Come Back... Be Here", and" Girl at Home"; and three alternate versions of three songs on the standard edition—"Treacherous", "Red", and "State of Grace". Oh-oh, oh-oh Taxi cabs and busy streets Oh-oh, oh-oh But you're in London, and I break down And I don't wanna need you this way [4] Speak Now was the fastest-selling digital album by a female artist, with 278,000 downloads in a week, earning Swift an entry in the 2010 Guinness World Records. [9] She therefore sought to collaborate with new producers in addition to Chapman to venture out of her "comfort zone". [113][114], Red received generally positive reviews from contemporary critics, most of whom commended Swift's songwriting. No matter how many times someone tells you, “If he loves you, he will come back no matter what,” you still have doubts. Stumbled through the long goodbye, One last kiss, then catch your flight, [105] Less than a month after its release, Red sold 2.8 million copies worldwide. [108] As of October 2020, Red's US sales stood at 4.49 million. [50] Swift also had tie-ins with corporations including Keds, Wal-Mart and Papa John's. [81], The Red Tour was a box office success. It was announced through Swift's live webchat on August 13, 2012, in which she also revealed the album title and album cover. Club found the music far more ambitious than Swift's previous records, but overall a "complicated and sometimes unfocused" album. [50] She also performed at awards shows including the MTV Video Music Awards,[63] the Country Music Association Awards,[64] and the American Music Awards. Listen to Come Back.Be Here by Taylor Swift, 33,871 Shazams, featuring on Ed Sheeran Essentials, and Pure Throwback Apple Music playlists. [19][36] Swift explained that the song is about "the conflict that you feel when you want to take someone back, and you want to give it another try, but you know you can't". Saturday Night Live Begs Barack Obama to Come Back in '90s-Inspired Sketch. Clearly, New York became happier for her when she moved in, while before that it was a place where her lovers went after leaving her. [19], The first half of Red consists of back-and-forth country-oriented and pop songs sandwiched in-between each other. [43] The refrain is backed by strings and brass, intensifying the emotional tension between the two characters. [19] It contains vivid details on the timeline of a lost relationship, from the peak of romance to the lingering memories after it has ended. [5] At the 2012 Grammy Awards, the album was nominated for Best Country Album, and its single "Mean" won Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance. [19][46] "Starlight" is an uptempo dance-pop song with lyrics describing the romance of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy. [52] An alternate version was released to US country radio. Elizabeth Huett – background vocals ("The Moment I Knew"), Jacknife Lee – engineer, producer, songwriting, programming, Shellback – producer, songwriting, programming, Mike "Frog" Griffith – production coordination, This page was last edited on 23 January 2021, at 22:11. [20] Swift commented the song was a completely new style for her that she thought "people were going to be freaked out over". The album was supported by seven singles, including the US Billboard Hot 100 number one "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and international top ten hit "I Knew You Were Trouble". Red is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. [17] In a retrospective review published 2019, Pitchfork's Brad Nelson described the album as Swift's fully-realized effort as a versatile songwriter, who explored her deeper observations and perspectives. Hi :) Like I always say- “Play along with the song to try to match the strumming and get the timing down…” That’s all I ever do and then it just click in:) For this song “Come Back Be Here” the strumming is very clear throughout the intro of the song and it makes it easy to learn. [11] On songs that Swift co-wrote with other writers, she first presented to them the feelings that she had been going through, played a rough demo on her guitar, and then asked for their idea on how to better convey the story. I don't wanna miss you like this [7] By October 2011, Swift had written around 25 songs. As of January 2021, according to Parler, the service had about 15 million total users. [16][23], "I Almost Do" is a country pop and soft rock ballad featuring gentle guitar strums, with lyrics about the internal struggle to whether get back with an ex-lover or move on. Many critics disputed this categorization, calling Red a straightforward pop album. [155] Its pop production laid the groundwork to the upbeat pop sound of her next albums: its follow-up—1989 (2014)—which Swift described as her "first documented, official pop album", Reputation (2017), and Lover (2019). 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