We have to settle down — however we simply cannot! Slightly below an hour after profitable video of the 12 months on the 2022 MTV VMAs, Taylor Swift made followers’ desires come true and confirmed additional particulars of her upcoming new album. She’d already teased the album’s existence throughout her second VMAs acceptance speech (Swift additionally gained finest long-form video earlier within the night on Sunday), and informed the gang in Newark, New Jersey, that it could be launched on October 21.
In an Instagram put up at midnight on Aug. 29, Swift unveiled the album’s title is “Midnights,” alongside the duvet paintings: a photograph of the singer with heavy blue eye make-up and holding a lighter. “Midnights, the tales of 13 sleepless nights scattered all through my life, can be out October 21. Meet me at midnight,” she wrote within the caption.
A second slide options a picture of Swift along with her head in her hand, and consists of the textual content: “We lie awake in love and in worry, in turmoil and in tears. We stare at partitions and drink till they converse again. We twist in our self-made cages and pray that we aren’t — proper on this minute — about to make some fateful life-altering mistake.” Continues the notice, “This can be a assortment of music written in the course of the night time, a journey by way of terrors and candy desires. The flooring we tempo and the demons we face. For all of us who’ve tossed and turned and determined to maintain the lanterns lit and search around — hoping that simply possibly, when the clock strikes twelve . . . we’ll meet ourselves.”
The album being new and never one in every of her long-awaited re-recordings, like “1989 (Taylor’s Model),” was one other large shock from the singer. The album can be Swift’s first utterly new album since she launched “Evermore” in December 2020. Her different newest choices have been re-recordings: In 2021, she launched “Fearless (Taylor’s Model)” and “Crimson (Taylor’s Model),” the primary two of six anticipated re-recorded albums. Swift additionally dropped new single “Carolina” from the film “The place the Crawdads Sing” in 2022.