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Taylor Swift’s evermore: A Continuation of Her Genre Bending Career

Taylor Swift’s evermore: A Continuation of Her Genre Bending Career

c/o Billboard.com

Kim Goldman, Co Editor in Chief
January 12, 2021

On December 10th, 2020, Taylor Swift took to her Instagram account to announce that her ninth studio album, evermore, was set to release the next day. This marked her second time making this move: just under five months prior, on July 24th, she released eighth album folklore in the same manner. Swift noted in her Instagram caption that evermore was considered a “sister record” to folklore, a logical observation, given that these records are heavily folk-inspired, much unlike the rest of her discography. This new sound marks a shift in genre from the singer’s first seven releases. This isn’t S...

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