℗ 2020 Taylor Swift
folklore (deluxe version) Tracklist:
poetic, beautiful, interesting. it’s insane i’ve been listening to it non stop the magical lyrics mixed with songs of fiction and fortune are magnificent. she’s out done herself again for the 8th time in a row with this stunning album full of love,pain, and just straight vibes.
The artistry of Taylor’s songwriting has always shined no matter what sound she is attempting to capture on any given album (country, pop, synth), but the sound of THIS album perfectly fits the beauty and timelessness of her songwriting. Much like Joni Mitchell, Taylor’s storytelling feels both from a different time and completely current, ready to fit whatever you have personally experienced, ready to validate and expose, ready to help you process and heal and grow. To me this album stands as her best, both lyrically and sonically, since Red. Each song feels like an independent story — harkening back to the familiarity of fables while remaining relevant as a new piece of art. Yet, the album as a whole — more than her recent albums in my opinion — feels like a cohesive unit: it’s a story with a panoptic feel, complete with characters and lyrics that explore the depth of human experience when it comes to love and loss in life. Taylor Swift wrote and produced an album of 17 songs that is both brilliant and beautiful during quarantine. She continues to astound me with the dedication she has to her craft and with her ability to speak truth about life in such a masterful and connective way. This quieter album is the very thing I’d hoped we’d get at some point in her career, and I’m so thankful it has come at this time.
Reputation was my favorite before Folklore came about. Lover was fun, but the lyrics for a few of the songs didn’t touch me too much. I extremely enjoy Taylor’s reflective stance in her songwriting during this album. If you’re looking for your typical pop sound, you’ll be disappointed. But if you listen to Taylor for her lyrics and the meanings/stories behind those songs, you’ll be touched more than you were during her reflective days of Red or her rebellious days of Reputation.
I don't know what is it about this album but it's almost like a love/hate relationship. It's made me feel something I didn't really want to feel but I needed to feel it. It's so hard to describe. It's like this has unlocked a different part of my brain. Thank you for writing this, I think everyone needed it.
I’m new to Taylor Swift, this album blew me away. Undeniably a masterpiece, one day music history will look back and it’ll be seen as a great written and sonic piece. Her lyrics are deep in self awareness, story telling, depth that some of us went through this 2020-quarantine times. The piano is simply marvelous.
I did not care for Lover at all, but I was completely blown away by this album! This album feels more mature and inviting with thought provoking lyrics and beautiful music. Maybe she should leave Pop behind!
Taylor Swift, is remembering what you have to say, she guides such simplicity to guide, tour, & glimpse her new old & pending predictions to make music I really respect her she’s amazing 💙
I don’t know how Taylor Swift does it but every one of her albums has been just what I needed in that moment in my life. This is a beautiful addition to her repertoire and I’m loving every second of it. Calm listening in my overwhelming and stressed out life. Thank you for this, Taylor ❤️
Yet again the music industry Ms.Taylor Swift released a new and surprisingly album. This album is good no words can describe the excitement that this album brought to me and my fellow swifties. The songs are absolutely perfect and awesome no words can describe how good this album is. Cardigan, Hoax, and Exile are my holy trinity. I also absolutely love that Taylor is re recording her older songs can’t wait. ALSO P.S HATERS GONNA HATE
I have Taylor all over my playlists but not so much this time. Every song sounds the same. She’s whispering the lyrics in a certain way that I can’t tell one song from the next. I downloaded two songs from this album. That’s all I could stomach.
One of the best albums I’ve heard in a while. I love it from beginning to end. What a wonderful piece of art. I love that Bon Iver was included in the album! He has been one of my favorite artists for years. This album deserves a Grammy! Congratulations Taylor Swift!
I've been listening to this CD on repeat every day since I got it. This is her best yet, in my opinion. Favorites are The Last Great American Dynasty, Exile, August, Mirrorball, Betty, and The Lakes, but honestly I love them all and never skip one.