Taylor Swift released her rerecorded Fearless album on April 9, and it has us even more excited about her upcoming releases. While we’ll have to wait a while for her to release her rerecorded Reputation album, the next release might not be that far away. Because Swift loves dropping clues through Easter eggs, we are pretty confident that she’s releasing 1989 (Taylor’s Version) next.
For starters, she’s already started rerecording this album specifically. In the trailer for Spirit Untamed, she gave us the first glimpse of her updated version of “Wildest Dreams.” Fans have also noted that she appears to be dropping Easter eggs in recent interviews. During her appearance on Good Morning America, she wore heart earrings that bared a striking resemblance to the heart featured in her “Blank Space” music video. She has also been wearing a lot of florals in promos for Fearless (Taylor’s Version), which could be a reference to the “Blank Space” lyrics, “Rose garden filled with thorns” and the “Wildest Dreams” lyrics, “Red lips and rosy cheeks.”
It’s also worth noting that Swift would have the most to gain from her rerecorded 1989 album. The whole goal of rerecording her albums is to own the master rights to the songs, and 1989 is filled with some of her biggest hits, including “Blank Space,” “Shake It Off,” and “Style.” Seriously, think about how many shows and movies have included “Welcome to New York.”
So, when can we expect 1989 (Taylor’s Version)? Given that she first teased “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” in December 2020, and eventually released Fearless (Taylor’s Version) in April, it’s likely we’ll have a four-month wait. That means we could be looking at a summer release date around July or August. Needless to say, we’re counting down the days.
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