This Is Charli XCX's Great Punk Take on Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off'

Here's something to help you cope with the fact that Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" is still playing on infinite loop in the universe: Charli XCX released what's been deemed a punk rock cover of Swift's flagrant and sometimes (I'll admit it) bearable single.

Charli's version has less of the candy optimism and more of a blithe, effortlessly cool vibe, with affirmative, shouted ad libs that give it an overall rowdy-PowerPuff Girls-theme-song feel. I'm okay with rocking out to this. Me:


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