In Pics: Taylor Swift gives glimpse of the 'worlds she saw in her head' in 'Fortnight' music video

Taylor Swift dropped her 11th studio album on Friday that consists of 31 songs. Shortly after the album drop, she also shared the first music video of the single 'Fortnight'. She took to Instagram to give a breakdown of the first music video

Updated On: 2024-04-20 10:19 AM IST

Compiled by : Athulya Nambiar

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Taylor Swift has once again stunned fans worldwide with the unexpected release of a secret double album following the initial debut of her highly-anticipated 'The Tortured Department.'Titled 'The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology,' this additional musical offering comprises 15 new songs and is now available on various music streaming platforms

This surprise release comes hot on the heels of Swift's much anticipated 11th studio album, 'The Tortured Department,' which she released on Friday

The album, comprising 16 tracks, offers a profound exploration of the stages of grief and heartbreak, inviting listeners to navigate through a spectrum of emotions

In a notable collaboration, Swift joins forces with acclaimed artists Post Malone and Florence + The Machine on two tracks

Shortly after the album drop, Taylor also shared the first music video of the single 'Fortnight'. She took to Instagram to share snaps from the music video making

Taylor shared, "When I was writing the Fortnight music video, I wanted to show you the worlds I saw in my head that served as the backdrop for making this music.  Pretty much everything in it is a metaphor or a reference to one corner of the album or another"

She added, "For me, this video turned out to be the perfect visual representation of this record and the stories I tell in it. @postmalone blew me away on set as our tortured tragic hero and I’m so grateful to him for everything he put into this collaboration"

"I’m still laughing from getting to work with the coolest guys on earth, @ethanhawke and @mrjoshcharles (tortured poets, meet your colleagues from down the hall, the dead poets). I still can’t believe I get to work with the unfathomably brilliant @rpstam on cinematography," the singer/songwriter added

The anticipation surrounding the album reached unprecedented heights, with Spotify announcing it as the most pre-saved album in the platform's history. Swift's strategic album teasers on social media only added to the fervour, with fans eagerly deciphering clues about its themes and inspirations

Speculation about the album's focus on Swift's personal experiences, particularly her breakup with actor Joe Alwyn, intensified as fans dissected song titles and lyrics.Swift herself confirmed heartbreak as a central theme, unveiling exclusive Apple Music playlists that delve into the five stages of grief

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