If the first two minutes of Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble” video look familiar, it is because you watched them a few months ago, but with Lana Del Rey in the passenger’s seat (and a much skeevier guy driving the Convertible of Doom.) As surely everyone will notice, it’s “Ride” all over again, right down to the confessional voice-over — “I think that the worst part of it all wasn’t losing him; it was losing me” — and the unconventional hair choices (Lana went curly; Taylor goes ombre). There is also the desert setting, which could someone drive out there and bring Taylor home? Because after the song kicks in, she and Reeve Carney really get into some bar trouble, and then he starts making out with a groupie (Mayer shout-out), and by the end of the clip, she is literally lying on the cold, hard desert ground with her belongings strewn all around her. We’d go, but we are too busy updating the Top Ten Music Videos of 2012 list. Thanks!
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