Taylor Swift officially released the album Red (Taylor’s Version) on Friday (12/11). Fans or what is called Swifties can listen to 30 Taylor Swift songs on the album.
She admitted that she was very grateful to fans that continued to support and give her the courage so that the album could be released.
“It would never have been possible to go back and recreate my previous work, uncovering lost art and forgotten gems along the way if you didn’t give me the courage,” Swift tweeted.
“Red will be mine again, it has always been ours. Now we start again. Red (my version) is out,” she tweeted.
It never would have been possible to go back & remake my previous work, uncovering lost art & forgotten gems along the way if you hadn’t emboldened me. Red is about to be mine again, but it has always been ours. Now we begin again. Red (my version) is outhttps://t.co/ZUAWDuv4jL pic.twitter.com/Ji26KdOlWQ
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) November 12, 2021
Taylor Swift’s version of the Red album can already be enjoyed on a number of streaming services. The release of Red (Taylor’s Version) is a continuation after she released Fearless (Taylor’s Version). The album Fearless (Taylor’s Version), itself, was released last April. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
As Fearless (Taylor’s Version), Swift said the re-recorded Red album had previously unreleased songs known as “(From The Vault)“, such as collaborations with country singers Maren Morris and Keith Urban. TS also expressed the message of the album.
As for Red (Taylor’s Version), Taylor Swift collaborated with Chris Stapleton, Phoebe Bridgers and Ed Sheeran. She also included Better Man and Babe, songs she wrote that were eventually recorded by Little Big Town and Sugarland.
“Musically and lyrically, Red represents a broken heart,” she said as reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Thursday (11/11) US time.
In the initial version, Red has 16 songs for the standard version then 22 songs for the deluxe edition. The album became the ‘home’ for several of his hit singles, namely We are Never Ever Getting Back Together, I Knew You Were Trouble, and 22.
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Among the songs From The Vault, there is a favourite song of loyal Taylor Swift fans, All Too Well, in the original version which is 10 minutes 13 seconds long. This song was also released in the form of a short film titled “All Too Well The Short Film” which was written and directed by Taylor Swift herself. The short film has been released on the Taylor Swift Youtube channel which stars Dylan O’Brien and Sadie Sink.
Even though it’s only 10 minutes long, people seem to really love the short film, especially the chemistry between Dylan and Sadie.