Taylor Swift pens love letter to her new home of New York City with "Welcome To New York"

On the opening song from her upcoming album 1989, Taylor Swift captures the glorious euphoria and energy of one of the greatest cities in the world. It sounds like the wide-eyed wonder of someone who just moved to New York City, and sets the tone for what is shaping up to be solid "official" pop record from Taylor. 

Listen below, and watch a short video of Taylor explaining the song.