Calling all Swifties! The highly anticipated Taylor’s Version of Taylor Swift’s Speak Now has finally been released, and fans couldn’t be happier. On Instagram, the acclaimed singer-songwriter shared her excitement about the album, which she described as a collection of songs she “wrote alone about whims, fantasies, heartaches, dramas , and tragedies” she experienced as a young woman between ages. 18 and 20.
Reflecting on the process of curating the tracklist, Taylor revealed that she had to be ruthless with her selections, leaving behind some songs that she is still proud of. To the fans’ delight, he included six “From The Vault” tracks on the album, giving them a chance to finally hear these hidden gems. It’s clear that Taylor’s dedication to his craft and commitment to delivering an authentic storytelling experience shines through in every song.
Having recorded the album at age 32, Taylor shared that the memories associated with Speak Now fill her with nostalgia and gratitude. This release is not just a reimagining of his earlier work but a way for him to reclaim his artistry and take ownership of his music. Swifties around the world expressed their gratitude to Taylor for sharing this new version of her beloved album.
Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) has a total of 22 tracks, including collaborations with famous artists Fall Out Boy and Hayley Williams of Paramore. “Electric Touch” with Fall Out Boy and “Castles Crumbling” with Hayley Williams gained particular attention and excitement among fans, showing the power of collaboration and the unique fusion of musical talents.
The album takes listeners on a journey through Taylor’s development as an artist, featuring timeless hits such as “Mine,” “Back to December,” “Dear John,” “Ours, ” and “Speak Now.” These songs became iconic in Taylor’s discography, which were well heard by fans and left an indelible mark on pop culture.
Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) follows Taylor’s successful release of Taylor’s Versions of her Red and Fearless albums earlier this year. These re-recordings serve as a testament to Taylor’s unwavering dedication to his art and his determination to regain control of his catalog.
For Swifties, the release of Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) is a moment of celebration, as they will experience beloved songs in a new light while discovering hidden treasures from the vault. With each release, Taylor Swift continues to captivate audiences with her talent, authenticity, and unwavering connection with her fans.
So, Swifties, which track on “From The Vault” is your favorite? Dive into Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) and let Taylor’s storytelling blow you away again.