Taylor Swift's 'Trouble' Video: 5 Ways It's Like Rihanna's 'We Found Love'
Taylor Swift's video for "I Knew You Were Trouble" finds the singer taking on some risky business -- and sharing a lot in common with Rihanna's "We Found Love" video. "Trouble," the third video from Swift's chart-topping "Red," extends its bad romance with a two-minute prologue featuring a spoken-word segment, akin to the addition that opens "We Found Love." "And when it's over, you almost wish you could have that bad stuff back, so you could have the good," model Agyness Deyn narrates in Rihanna's video, though Swift's monologue turns toward different regrets: "The worst part of it wasn't losing him, it was losing me."
The video is an edgier, grown-up turn for the 23-year-old singer, whose "Red," now atop the charts for a fourth week, shows no signs of slowing down on the Billboard 200. While "We Found Love" concludes with Rihanna storming out, in "Trouble," it's Swift who wakes up alone in a rave's aftermath, remembering her time alongside a man living life on the edge. Here are five "I Knew You Were Trouble" scenes that had us having flashbacks:
The monologue: Even after a rough night, Swift and Rihanna never look frazzled.
Fireworks: Both videos feature romantic moments with fireworks rocketing in the background.
Bad driving: Rihanna and Swift's dangerous men love the open road -- a little too much.
Standing on restaurant tables: That's one way to get attention.
Rave dancing: Swift's dubstep bass and Rihanna's Calvin Harris beat wouldn't be compete without it.
Watch Rihanna's "We Found Love" below and compare for yourself: