Uncovering the clues! Taylor Swift is basking within the success of Midnights — however she would possibly already be gearing as much as drop her subsequent rerecorded album.
The Grammy winner, 32, broke data together with her tenth studio album, which turned out there on Friday, October 21. A video for lead single “Anti-Hero” was launched the identical day, that includes star-studded cameos by John Early, Mike Birbiglia and Mary Elizabeth Ellis.
Swift later appeared on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, October 24, moments earlier than the debut of the “Bejeweled” music video. The visible was impressed by Cinderella and stars much more of the Amsterdam actress’ well-known associates, from the Haim sisters to Jack Antonoff — with Laura Dern taking over the function of evil stepmother.
“I used to be like, ‘Oscar-winner Laura Dern, howdy. I’ve written a script. It’s a one-scene script wherein you’ll name me ‘a drained, cheesy wench,’” the “Cardigan” performer recalled on the late-night present of how she obtained in contact with the Massive Little Lies alum, who she mentioned was the “coolest” about all the idea. “[Directing her was] simpler than something I’ve ever completed in my life.”
Swift went on to explain the “Bejeweled” video as one thing particular for “followers who like sure issues like glitter and Easter eggs and many little cameos.”
Fittingly for her Midnights period, the music video was launched when the clock struck 12 a.m. on Tuesday. Followers had been fast to parse by means of the footage for hidden which means — and plenty of are satisfied they cracked Swift’s code, claiming she revealed Converse Now would be the subsequent album to get the Taylor’s Model remedy.
The “You Belong With Me” artist has been rerecording her music after dropping management of her masters in a extremely publicized battle with music supervisor Scooter Braun. “I’ve spoken quite a bit about why I’m remaking my first six albums, however the best way I’ve chosen to do that will hopefully assist illuminate the place I’m coming from,” she wrote by way of Instagram in February 2021. “Artists ought to personal their very own work for thus many causes, however essentially the most screamingly apparent one is that the artist is the one one who actually is aware of that physique of labor.”
Fearless (Taylor’s Model) was launched in April 2021, 13 years after its preliminary debut. The up to date album included a number of “From the Vault” songs, which didn’t make the unique lower, together with a duet with Maren Morris. Later that 12 months, Swift unveiled Crimson (Taylor’s Model), which featured the 10-minute version of her hit “All Too Nicely.”
“It by no means would have been doable to return & remake my earlier work, uncovering misplaced artwork & forgotten gems alongside the best way for those who hadn’t emboldened me,” the Pennsylvania native tweeted in November 2021, thanking her loyal followers for supporting her on the lengthy journey of rereleasing her first six albums. “Crimson is about to be mine once more, but it surely has all the time been ours. Now we start once more.”
The “Exile” singer has but to formally announce the subsequent of her rerecordings, however Swifties suppose there have been loads of hints. Scroll down for all the most important Easter eggs from the “Bejeweled” music video: