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Taylor Swift's 2022 studio album Midnights is a collection of music written in the middle of the night, a journey through terrors and sweet dreams. The floors we pace and the demons we face - the stories of 13 sleepless nights scattered throughout Taylor's life.
These compositions provide a sturdy foundation on a record that wants to capture the aimless suspension of late-night insomnia, a time filled with regret, recriminations, and resignations. Swift spikes this moodiness with hints of steeliness...but that's merely an accent on an album designed to deliver variations on one specific mood....the narrow focus is the main attribute of Midnights, as it plays to Swift's sense of control and craft: she may be singing about messy emotions but she sculpts those tangled feelings into shimmering, resonant songs.
She's one of the most gifted songwriters working right now, and her singular voice shines through in any style she takes on.
As Midnights is perhaps her most self-aware work to date (with some of her best writing to boot), it makes sense that she is just leaning into the whole idea that daytime outcomes hinge on nighttime circumstance. While folklore partner Aaron Dessner is notably absent from Midnights, Swift again joins forces with Jack Antonoff and the pair play to this theme whenever possible, all while expounding on the synth-pop groundwork laid by 1989 in 2014, and further teased out on Lover and Reputation.
- Mahogany Edition
- Mahogany Brown Marbled Vinyl
- Collectible Album Jacket with Front & Back Cover Art Unique to this Edition
- Collectible Album Sleeve with a Full-Size Photo of Taylor on Each Side, Unique to This Edition
- Full-Size Gatefold Photo Unique to this Edition
- Collectible 8-Page Lyric Booklet with Never-Before-Seen Photos
- Explicit Content
- Made in France
- Lavender Haze
- Snow On The Beach
- You're On Your Own, Kid
- Midnight Rain
- Vigilante Shit
- Sweet Nothing