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Folklore

  1. switched on pop
    The ‘Weird, Swampy Alchemy’ Behind Big Red Machine’s New AlbumAaron Dessner recalls the kinetic energy of working with Taylor Swift, Sharon Van Etten, and Robin Pecknold, among others, all at once.
  2. this is me crying
    Taylor Swift Pays Tribute to Simone Biles in Olympics Promo“She’s perfectly human, and that’s what makes it so easy to call her a hero.”
  3. new-ish music
    Taylor Swift Drops ‘The Lakes (Original Version)’ for One-Year Folklore-versary“To say thank you for all you have done to make this album what it was, I wanted to give you the original version of ‘The Lakes.’”
  4. grammys 2021
    Taylor Swift Wins Third Album of the Year Grammy, Tying RecordAnd she’s the first woman to do it.
  5. grammys 2021
    Taylor Swift Brings Ren Faire Energy to Grammys with folklore MedleyBig night for fake moss.
  6. rankings
    All 179 Taylor Swift Songs, RankedThere are at least ten stone-cold classics in her discography. Where do her Evermore songs land?
  7. my deluxe album is dropping
    Taylor Swift Releases evermore Bonus Tracks, Offers Distraction From TurmoilIs that a Scooter Braun callout we hear?
  8. my album is dropping whenever
    Did 2020 Kill the Long, Fancy Pop-Album Rollout for Good?Pop stars had been playing the release game with an old set of rules — and losing because of it. Until 2020 broke the board.
  9. records on records
    Taylor Swift Continues Her Record-Breaking Run With ‘willow’ No. 1 DebutAlso: The most Christmas songs in the top ten ever!
  10. last night on late night
    Taylor Swift Debunks That Whole Woodvale Theory on KimmelShe doesn’t goof often, but when she does, her fans will find it.
  11. taylor swift
    Who’s Marjorie? and 6 Other Burning evermore Questions, AnsweredAnd why Olive Garden?
  12. my album is dropping
    Taylor Swift Found Time to Make a folklore Sister Album, evermoreDropping at midnight, along with a new music video.
  13. folklore
    Taylor Swift Confirms Joe Alwyn Did Write Songs for folklore in New DocumentaryAnother point for the stans.
  14. trailer mix
    Taylor Swift to Drop folklore Concert Film Tonight Now That It’s Cardigan SeasonFeaturing Aaron Dessner, Jack Antonoff, and Justin Vernon.
  15. my thematic album is dropping
    Taylor Swift Drops ‘Betty Live From the 2020 ACM Awards,’ Answers PrayersIt opens her latest folklore chapter, out now.
  16. 2020 acms
    Taylor Swift Returns to Her Country Music Roots, Performs ‘betty’ at the ACMsIt’s her first performance at the Academy of Country Music Awards in seven years.
  17. off the charts
    Taylor Swift Ties Whitney Houston for Female Artist With Most Weeks at No. 1Both artists have spent 46 weeks at number one across their oeuvres.
  18. bonus tracks
    Taylor Swift Releases Another Song Reminding You How Much She Likes EnglandIt’s appropriately melodramatic, paying tribute to the poets of the Lake District.
  19. fan theories
    Taylor Swift Doesn’t See ‘betty’ As Queer Canon“I wrote from the perspective of a 17-year-old boy.”
  20. close reads
    Untangling Taylor Swift’s ‘Teenage Love Triangle’ Trilogy“Cardigan,” “august,” and “betty” tell a story of high-school romantic drama from three different perspectives.
  21. records on records
    Taylor Swift Sets Record With Album and Song No. 1 Debuts“cardigan” entered the Hot 100 at No. 1, with “the 1” and “exile” also charting in the top ten.
  22. folklore
    Taylor Swift’s folklore, Her 7th No. 1 Album, Has Biggest Week of 2020She’s now the only artist ever to have seven consecutive albums sell 500,000 copies or more in a single week.
  23. fashion du jour
    Taylor Swift Rebrands folklore Merch After Complaints From Black-Owned BrandOnline fashion retailer The Folklore argued that there were too many similarities.
  24. vulture guides
    Your Map to the Musical Woods of Taylor Swift’s folkloreSeventeen post-folklore music recommendations, from Bob Dylan to Sixpence None the Richer.
  25. betty who?
    Taylor Swift’s Songs Can Be As Gay As You Want Them to BeThat’s the savviness of her songwriting, fully realized on folklore.
  26. the last great american dynasty
    A Brief History of Taylor Swift’s Rhode Island FeudIt’s hard not to hear the lyric, “Rebekah gave up on the Rhode Island set forever,” as Swift’s own feelings toward my home state.
  27. folklore
    Taylor Swift’s Freaky folklore Movie Mood BoardLike all of us, Swift has been watching too much Criterion Channel during quarantine, apparently interspersed with some A24 horror.
  28. album review
    folklore Isn’t a Return to Taylor Swift’s Roots, But Somewhere She’s Never BeenHer stories here are more purposeful, if a little less personal.
  29. as told to
    The Story Behind Every Song on Taylor Swift’s folkloreThe National’s Aaron Dessner walks us through the surprise record, how his songs compare to Jack Antonoff’s, and the mysterious William Bowery.
  30. way too close reads
    What Is Every Song on Taylor Swift’s Folklore Actually About?A lowercase girl album, like a lowercase girl, signifies ambivalence, nonchalance, and unfortunately, a Trojan horse of emotional terrorism.
  31. history lessons
    Everything You Need to Know About the Heiress Who Inspired a Taylor Swift SongSwift purchased Rebekah Harkness’s infamous Rhode Island mansion in 2013.
  32. the inside track
    Taylor Swift and Bon Iver Find Perfect Harmony on ‘exile’This isn’t the indie record that’s much cooler than hers. This is what she makes after she’s listened to that record.
  33. way too close reads
    Taylor Swift’s ‘betty’ Is Queer Canon. I Don’t Make the Rules.Longing. Unrequited love. Skateboards. Gender bending. Rumors. A harmonica! Everything about this song screams queer.
  34. new music
    Folks, It’s Folkin’ Time to Listen to Taylor Swift’s New Album, folkloreThe entire album was written in isolation, in case you weren’t already feeling bad about being lazy in quarantine.
  35. my single is dropping
    Wrap Yourself Up in Taylor Swift’s ‘cardigan’ Music VideoSwift wrote and directed the video and everyone on set wore masks.
  36. kaylor forever
    Karlie Kloss, You Trying to Tell Us Something?We are most definitely not out of the woods yet.
  37. woman of the woods
    How to Gird Your Loins for Taylor Swift’s FolkloreJust a few ways to prepare for the gravely intense cabin-core that awaits.
  38. deluxe editions
    Which of Taylor Swift’s 8 Folklore Covers Are You?Are you Taylor in this field of grass or Taylor in that field of grass?
  39. yarn
    Taylor Swift Wants to Sell You a ‘Cardigan’ CardiganAnd of course she modeled it herself.
  40. my album is dropping
    Surprise! Taylor Swift Is Dropping a Quarantine Album TonightAnd a music video.
  41. horror
    HBO Planning to Wreck Your Sleep With Asian Mythology Horror Anthology FolkloreFeaturing tales from Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Singapore, and Thailand.