Taylor Swift’s been busy throughout lockdown. As well as to dropping two shock albums in 2020, she additionally introduced that she can be re-recording her again catalogue up to and together with 2017’s Popularity. The masters for her first six albums, made beneath her contract with Huge Machine Data, have been purchased along with the label by her former manager Scooter Braun, with Swift claiming that she wasn’t provided the chance to buy them herself and accusing Braun of “bullying”. (Braun and Huge Machine founder Scott Borchetta have denied Swift’s claims.)
The primary album to get the remedy will likely be 2008’s Fearless, dwelling to her swooning country-crossover breakout single “Love Story.”
The lyric video, which dropped at midnight Thursday ET, includes a slideshow of adorably ’00s photographs from the Fearless period, that includes fans (virtually all younger ladies, a lot of them with their hair tortured into the obligatory super-straight side-sweep) posing ecstatically with Tay.
As for the music itself, it is an extremely devoted re-record. The manufacturing is crisp and wealthy, the association mainly an identical to the 2008 model — the one actual distinction is the vocal efficiency, the place Swift’s 13-years-on voice has a skosh extra energy and a tad much less twang.
For fans who adore the unique but in addition need to help Swift in her quest to reclaim her legacy from males decided to personal a bit of it, it is a substitute positive to fulfill.
In a tweet earlier on Thursday saying the discharge of “Love Story (Taylor’s Model)”, Swift advised fans it was “an actual honor to be a young person alongside” them — and hid the phrase APRIL NINTH within the textual content to let her eagle-eyed Swifties know when to count on Taylor’s Model of the complete album.