- Summary: The 16-track surprise release from the pop artist features contributions from Jack Antonoff, Bon Iver, William Bowery, and Aaron Dessner of the National.
- Record Label: Republic
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock
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|All I know Is everything is not as it's sold But the more I grow the less I know And I have lived so many lives Though I'm not old And the more I...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Jul 24, 2020Swift explodes the expectations of anyone preparing to call her music "diaristic," writing songs from different perspectives while putting her already-detailed work under a microscope. ... A content smile of an album on which one of the world's biggest pop stars, charts be damned, forges her own path and dares listeners to come along for the ride.
Jul 24, 2020This strange summer of arrested development is steadily ending. Folklore will endure long beyond it: as fragmented as Swift is across her eighth album – and much as you hope it doesn’t mark the end of her pop ambitions – her emotional acuity has never been more assured.
UncutAug 13, 2020It's a sharp turn to the left for Swift and a fine reminder that she is more than just a gleaming pop phenomenon, but a remarkable songwriter too. [Oct 2020, p.36]
Jul 29, 2020The 16 tunes comprising her latest song cycle oscillate gracefully around piano keyboards and introduce a series of portraits of fictional and real-life characters (from a terrified child with a traumatized best friend to a ghost scrutinizing her enemies at her funeral) to complement her reflections on the social distancing of quarantine time.
Jul 24, 2020absolutely perfect. everything about it is stunning. you can definitely tell taylor spent a long time on this album. her art never fails to beabsolutely perfect. everything about it is stunning. you can definitely tell taylor spent a long time on this album. her art never fails to be amazing. this was beyond my expectations, that’s the least i can say!… Expand
Sep 8, 2020I will never be over this album. The production is exquisite but what takes centre stage is the incredible song writing. I have alsoI will never be over this album. The production is exquisite but what takes centre stage is the incredible song writing. I have also discovered a new found love for Taylor’s vocals! She has this lovely, almost ethereal voice that makes me feel like I’m lying on a cloud. Oh and track seven made me sob lol… Expand
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