Taylor Swift's VMAs Performance, With Her Vocals Isolated

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Taylor Swift performed her new single, "Shake It Off," at tonight's MTV Video Music Awards. It's a song about all her "haters," many of whom say the pop-country star can't sing live. So here's her isolated vocal track.

She probably should have lip-synced more.


Update: We've overlaid a spectrum analysis of her performance, so you can see just how well TSwift holds her notes. (The constant line you see around D#6 is the dominant tone of the audience's screams being picked up by her microphone.)


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Update: At Viacom's insistence, we had to excise several minutes of the full video.