Taylor Swift channels Avril and Lana in official video for I Knew You Were Trouble

Noir-ish video doesn't seem to fit with Taylor's breezy pop sound

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Posted 14th December 2012 in News, Taylor Swift | By Clickmusic News Desk
Taylor Swift channels Avril and Lana in official video for I Knew You Were Trouble

It looks like Taylor Swift is channelling Lana Del Rey and Avril Lavigne in the official video for 'I Knew You Were Trouble'.

Taylor has finally unveiled the video for her new single and it's splitting opinion right down the middle. As she drives across America with her porkpie-wearing lover, she inevitably gets into sticky situations and ends up crying a lot on motel room floors. But Taylor seems happy with the final product.

"The video. Starring the unbelievable @ReeveCarney, directed by the amazing @AnthonyMandler. I'm so proud of this one," Taylor tweeted, along with a link to the video.

You've got to admire the ambition of the piece, which looks more like a trailer for an independent film than a pop video, but something about it feels jarring with her image. Let us know what you think.

Watch the 'I Knew You Were Trouble' video below:



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