Taylor Swift, 1989 Album Cover

Taylor Swift is the gift that keeps on giving.

As fans anxiously await the drop of her upcoming album 1989 (which hits stores Oct. 27 in case you somehow haven't gotten that date fixed into your brain yet), the crooner has continuously given her admirers bits and pieces of the project so they can hear what they have to look forward to.

She obviously began this fun-filled, melodic journey with her upbeat "Shake It Off" track, then came the more brooding "Out of the Woods," and tonight, she released her latest single "Welcome to New York" on iTunes.

And—shocker!—the fans are loving it.

"I wanted to start the album with this song because New York has been an important landscape and location for the story of my life in the last couple of years," Swift explained of the tune on Good Morning America this morning.

In April, the singer purchased a $19.9 million penthouse in the Tribeca neighborhood of NYC, and the move has had such a positive impact on her life that she's even been trying to convince BFF Selena Gomez to join her. "Taylor has been begging me to live there," Gomez previously told E! News. "She's like, 'It's the best decision I've ever made.'" 

"I dreamt about moving to New York. I obsessed about moving to New York and then I did it," Swift said in the interview with GMA, adding that NYC is an "electric city." 

"The inspiration that I found in that city is kind of hard to describe and hard to compare to any other force of inspiration I've ever experienced in my life," she admitted. "I approached moving there with such wide-eyed optimism and sort of saw it as a place of endless potential and possibilities. You can kind of hear that reflected in this music and this first song especially."

Listen to Taylor's latest track on iTunes and let us know what you think in the comments!

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