“Blank Space” is a song from Taylor Swift 2014 fifth studio album 1989. It was written by Swift, Max Martin and Shellback. Taylor Swift Blank Space Lyrics Quote. The song was released on November 10, 2014 as the album’s second single, after “Shake It Off”. Musically, “Blank Space” is a minimalist electropop song that satirize the media’s perception of Swift and her relationships.
“Blank Space” received acclaim from music critics, who commended the song’s quality and Swift’s self-deprecating tone. Taylor Swift Blank Space Lyrics Quote PopMatters called the song to be “likely the best of Swift’s career and easily a candidate for the best pop song of 2014” and that it “captures the essence of 1989 in all its glimmering, solipsistic glory”.
“Blank Space” having reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. Swift became the first woman in the Hot 100’s 56-year history to succeed herself at the top spot. The song has also topped charts in Canada, South Africa and Australia. In January 2015, “Blank Space” was ranked at number 3 on The Village Voice ’s annual year-end Pazz & Jop critics’ poll, one rank before “Shake It Off”. Taylor Swift Blank Space Lyrics Quote. The New York Times commenting that “This is Ms. Swift at her peak. It’s funny and knowing, and serves to assert both her power and her primness.”
The song topped the Hot Digital Songs charts with sales of 155,000 copies in its first week, , becoming Swift’s ninth number one on that chart. Swift stood at rank three as the artist with the most number-one Digital Songs tying her with Eminem and surpassed Rihanna for the most number-one debuts. As of June 2015, the video has over 940 million views on YouTube, and is the fifth most viewed YouTube video of all time. Taylor Swift Blank Space Lyrics Quote