Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift’s eighth studio album, social litrature, Here it is. And he has once again taken the world by storm. As his devoted fans (known as Swifty) celebrate it, he has also gained some new listeners. Find out why this release compares to her previous albums.
Taylor Swift’s new album ‘Folklore’
Less than a year after her seventh album, the lover, Dropped, swift announced social litrature. It did so without any press or discussion, it announced less than 24 hours before its release. She wrote on social media, “Tonight at midnight I will release all my brand new albums, which I have put in all my notes, dreams, fears and music.”
social litratureA music video for her debut single, “Cardigan”, surfaced on July 24, 2020. Swift considered the album “a collection of songs and stories that flowed like a stream of consciousness.” There are 16 tracks on the standard album (plus on the deluxe version written in the last few months).
This is more indie sound than her previous record
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In addition to frequent collaborator Jack Antof, Swift worked with a new “musical hero”, Aaron Dessner of the indie rock band National. Desner wrote on Instagram that she was “excited and honored” to work with him. He also cited the contribution of another bandmate: his brother, Bryce Dessner, and his “Beautiful Orchestra”.
The group’s work on the album has received comments from the public. One Twitter User, political pundit Kevin Madden wrote, “Is it okay to accept the new Taylor Swift album, really good? The mix works perfectly with The National’s voice. Anyone else hear the effect?”
Ryan Adams covers his first pop album ‘1989’
As fans and critics classify this latest work, it is reminiscent of a time when Swift shifted genres in the past. His 2015 Grammy-winning release 1989 He was officially classified as “pop” after his first country people. Then, indie rock artist Ryan Adams released a full album cover, which paid more attention to it, although not all were positive.
Anna Leszkiewicz wrote in an article for the New Statesman, who praised the cover album. It is compared to the original.
Why do fans have problems with comparisons
Together social litrature Style search begins to refer to audience 1989 And Adams’ cover. Chris Williams of Variety wrote, “At least no one would need an album-length Ryan Adams remake to convince anyone that there was songwriting.” He, like others, also attributed the change in national influence.
But Swifty is convinced that the artist had it all with him. “Remember when Ryan Adams heard 1989 And literally thought ‘I can do better’ and re-recorded the whole thing? I like to think social litrature As Taylor Swift has been waiting for like 5 years and has written a Twitter user like ‘No’.