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New Releases, Oct. 26: Taylor Swift, Bryan Ferry, Buddy Guy, more

Two tracks from Taylor Swift's new album, "Speak Now," have received attention for their subject matter. She's upset by things -- a broken heart and some criticism -- and she's going for the jugular in "Dear John" and "Mean." Speculation is that the "John" also responds to "Mr. Mayer" and a few Internet ranters are wondering if they are the person she obliquely refers to in "Mean." Two tracks from Taylor Swift's new album, "Speak Now," have received attention for their subject matter. She's upset by things -- a broken heart and some criticism -- and she's going for the jugular in "Dear John" and "Mean." Speculation is that the "John" also responds to "Mr. Mayer" and a few Internet ranters are wondering if they are the person she obliquely refers to in "Mean."