Above: Taylor Swift – Wildest Dreams.
“Wildest Dreams” is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Taylor Swift for her fifth studio album, 1989. The song was released to radio on August 31, 2015 as the album’s fifth single. Taylor Swift co-wrote the song with its producers Max Martin and Shellback. Musically, “Wildest Dreams” is a ballad with a prominent dream pop influence, with the lyrics describing Taylor Swift’s plea for her lover to remember her forever.
Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” received generally positive reviews from music critics. However, the music video directed by Joseph Kahn and filmed in the Serengeti National Park received a mixed reception. Following the release of 1989, “Wildest Dreams” was met with moderate commercial success, charting in the United States, Canada, and Australia on the strength of digital downloads. After Taylor Swift released “Wildest Dreams” as a single, it eventually reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 music list.