Charli XCX Shows You What Taylor Swift Would Sound Like If She Were in the Ramones

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Taylor Swift and Charli XCX are two of music’s biggest pop stars right now, but they’re on very different ends of that spectrum: Taylor’s more “daydream” and Charli’s more “nightmare” (in the best way possible). Join the two and you get Charli’s frenetic, Ramones-inspired cover of “Shake It Off” — sans the “this sick beat” line because, apparently, trademarking a lyric means everyone else is banned from ever singing it again.

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