Meghan Trainor's Acoustic Cover of "Shake It Off" Is the Greatest

This one's for you, Taylor Swift.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" has inspired many things—fashion commentary on its video, frat boy covers—but this acoustic take of the hit, performed by up-and-comer Meghan Trainor, is its loveliest byproduct yet.

Related: How to Leave the Gym Looking Like Taylor Swift

Trainor, who's known for her chart-topping body love anthem "All About That Bass," performed the piece during an appearance on the Dan & Maz radio show. Armed with a ukulele, she proceeded to show her T. Swift love, rapping a little added pep talk, "So Taylor, shake 'em off, don't let 'em get to ya," in the middle of the song.

Most Popular

Related: Watch Taylor Swift Frolicking On the Beach Alone

The version is charming in its entirety and a fitting tribute to the song's whimsical originator (could this be one for the almighty Swift Tumblr, we wonder?) Listen to the song below.

Related:


Which Taylor Swift Song Best Describes Your Life?


Taylor Swift's Latest Do-Gooder Deed


Taylor Swift's Rise to America's Sweetheart



The 10 Best Taylor Swift Grammy Moments

Photo: Getty Images


Via ELLE

Read Next:
Music
Share
Lady Gaga Gives Moving Performance at Shelter for Homeless LGBTQ Youth
Music
Share
Gigi Hadid Singing a Showtune from 'Wicked' Is Easily the Most Joyful Thing You'll See Today
Music
Share
Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande Just Put On the Sexiest Performance at the AMAs
Music
Share
Kanye West Calls Out Beyoncé, Twitter Promptly Declares Him "Over"
Music
Share
John Legend Releases 'Love Me Now' Video and It'll Make You Cry. A LOT.
Music
Share
See the Best Red Carpet Looks from the MTV Europe Music Awards
Music
Share
Beyoncé and Tina Lawson Showed Up to Support Solange During Her SNL Debut
Taylor Swift
Music
Share
Taylor Swift Secretly Wrote a Country Song, and It's *Definitely* About a Breakup
Music
Share
Destiny's Child *Just* Got an Official Instagram, So Naturally Reunion Rumors Are Happening
Music
Share
Taylor Swift Didn't Announce an Album Last Night, but Here's Everything She *Did* Do