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Taylor Swift Announced Her 11th Album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” at the 66th Annual Grammys

After winning the award for “Best Pop Vocal Album” with her tenth album “Midnights,” singer-songwriter Taylor Swift announced her brand new album to be released on April 19th, 2024.

Taylor Swift announces her brand new album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” while accepting her thirteenth Grammy for “Best Pop Vocal Album” for her tenth album, “Midnights.” (Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

The album is titled “The Tortured Poets Department,” and will be released in a couple months. It will contain sixteen brand new songs, as well as multiple bonus tracks featured on various physical editions of the album.

“This title can mean many different things, I really don’t know what to expect,” said CHHS senior Daniel Jarquin. “From first look, I believe that the overall metaphor would relate to being a writer or something like that, showcasing struggles and successes.”

The album will feature two artists that Swift has not previously collaborated with: Post Malone on “Fortnight” and Florence & The Machine on “Florida!!!”. 

“Taylor Swift has always done outlandish collabs, like with Kendrick Lamar and Ice Spice, to varying degrees of success,” said Jarquin. “I expect the Florence collab to be good considering their music styles. As for Post Malone, I expect it to be ‘different.’ Either way, I’m excited to see them both.”

The standard cover of the album features Swift laying in a bed, with the title of the album above her. The color scheme seems to be white and lighter colors, a contrast to the dark blues and purples of her previous album, “Midnights.”

“One of the things Taylor Swift is known for is her differences in album aesthetics, especially with the Eras Tour,” said Jarquin. “I expect this to be a good example of that. With ‘Midnights’ being much more somber and sad, I really hope we see a more happy tone because I feel like that’s something she doesn’t get recognized for.”

Many people are looking forward to seeing how this album will compare to her previous ones.

“While I hope for a happier tone sonically and lyrically, I really don’t know what to expect,” said Jarquin. “This can easily be an album where she switches between happy and somber tones, maybe to represent an overall theme.”

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Jasmine Tran, Entertainment Editor
Jasmine Tran, the entertainment editor, is a junior at Canyon Hills High School. She loves writing, reading, filmmaking, and Taylor Swift. She is socially awkward, but she enjoys talking to people if they're friendly enough. She is the biggest Taylor Swift fan that one could ever see or meet.
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