The latest episode of our Rolling Stone Music Now podcast is a definitive deep dive into Taylor Swift’s second surprise album of the year, Evermore. The discussion breaks down every track on the album, digging into fan theories, musical influences, and much more. Brittany Spanos and Rob Sheffield join host Brian Hiatt for the freewheeling episode, wherein our enthused panel manages to compare moments on the album to the works of Genesis, Mogwai, Natalie Maines, Sally Rooney, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Carole King, Adam Duritz, and countless others.
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