Taylor Swift’s reputation is about to reach another level. While accepting the award for Best Pop Vocal Album for Midnights, Swift dropped the surprise. Previously the Swifties (Taylor Swift’s fandom name) predicted that she might release Reputation (Taylor’s Version). However, the truth is much bigger as the singer announced to release a whole new studio album called The Tortured Poets Department. To learn more about the news, keep reading.
Taylor Swift’s 11th studio album The Tortured Poets Department will release on April 19
At the time of Best Pop Vocal Album, the 34-year-old said on stage, “This is my 13th Grammy, which is my lucky number, I don’t know if I’ve ever told you that. So I want to say thank you to the fans by telling you a secret that I’ve been keeping from you for the last two years, which is that my brand new album comes out April 19.”
Afterwards, the pop star released the cover of the upcoming album on social media. The carousel features a black-and-white image of Taylor cradling herself in bed and handwritten note that seemingly revealed upcoming lyrics. It is captioned, “All’s fair in love and poetry.”
The note read, “And so I enter into evidence / My tarnished coat of arms / My muses acquired like bruises / My talismans and charms, The tick, tick, tick of love bombs / My veins of pitch black ink.”
The album includes 16 songs and the bonus track “The Manuscript.”
The album announcement isn’t a complete surprise to the fans as they are speculating the singer might be giving off reputation vibes with her street and red carpet look.
In November 2017, the singer dropped the Reputation album, which marked a major milestone in her career. After facing numerous backlash and criticism in a 2019 interview with Elle the Grammy winner reflected on the moment.
“I learned that I have friends and fans in my life who don’t care if I’m # cancelled,” the songstress noted. “They were there in the worst times and they’re here now. The fans and their care for me, my well-being, and my music were the ones who pulled me through. The most emotional part of the Reputation Stadium Tour for me was knowing I was looking out at the faces of the people who helped me get back up. I’ll never forget the ones