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People love Taylor Swift! How much do they love Taylor Swift? I'll tell you how much they love Taylor Swift! They love Taylor Swift so much that when her label accidentally made the eight-second-long "Track 3" available online yesterday, so many people plunked down their $1.29 to buy it that it immediately rose to the tippy top of the Canadian iTunes chart:


Take note: four Taylor Swift songs, and at least two of them are actual music. (via)

Unfortunately, most people didn't check first to make sure the mini-track wasn't just a snippet of randomly generated noise, like the sound a radio would make if it was tuned between stations (and if anybody actually listened to the radio anymore). To be fair, I'm sure some percentage of them actually did check first, but decided to buy it anyway because it's Taylor Swift-branded randomly generated noise.