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Are you prepared for it?
Taylor Swift appears to be hinting at a brand new period in her music profession, and followers have an entire lot of theories about her seventh album.
Swift has posted a whopping six Instagram photographs previously 5 days, together with Wednesday’s unveiling of a uncommon cowl picture shoot with Elle UK, which was printed on the journal’s web site Thursday together with an essay by Swift about her music.
“I really like writing songs as a result of I really like preserving recollections, like placing an image body round a sense you as soon as had,” Swift writes within the essay. “I like to make use of nostalgia as inspiration after I’m writing songs for a similar motive I wish to take images. I like to have the ability to bear in mind the extraordinarily good and very unhealthy instances.”
The current surge of social media posts, plus the essay, have despatched followers right into a tailspin, making an attempt to determine what all of it means.
Swift, 29, started dropping clues about her earlier album, “Status,” in August 2017 by fully wiping her Instagram and posting darkish, cryptic movies of a snake (the snake grew to become the unofficial mascot of the album after Kim Kardashian infamously referred to as her one). The album finally dropped in November 2017.
But it surely seems now “edgy” Taylor Swift has been ushered out in favor of a brand new pastel mermaid-type aesthetic.
Deliver on the fan theories.
Some consider Swift’s Instagram posts are a countdown to one thing (her album announcement? A single? All the album?). One image included seven palm timber, the subsequent confirmed Swift sitting on the sixth step of a staircase and the subsequent was taken behind a fence with 5 totally different cutouts. She did not submit something the subsequent day, however followers even discovered a loophole there: she “4got” to submit.
“IT’S DEFINITELY A COUNTDOWN AND IT ENDS MARCH 2,” one fan tweeted.
A PURRITO – Eight WORDS
IT’S DEFINITELY A COUNTDOWN AND IT ENDS MARCH 2 pic.twitter.com/O4jbtbKBzc
— Josefina. (@BeFearlessBeYou) February 25, 2019
Others chimed in with photographs of the official Taylor Swift “Status” 2019 calendar, which options a big flower stamp on March 2.
AND 5 DAYS IS MARCH 2ND ON THE CALENDAR pic.twitter.com/phlCh6xJh5
— Delicate Ariana Forevermore💜💗💗💗 (@runawayswiftme) February 25, 2019
One other in style fan principle: palm timber are going to be a key image – maybe just like the snake was?
Swift has proven off palm tree-patterned outfits throughout a handful of key factors through the “Status” album period, together with a military jacket with a palm tree patch and a jean jacket with palm timber worn by Future in her “Endgame” music video.
Anybody else discover Future’s jacket in #Endgame vid seems to have 6 palm timber on the again? Like Rep is sixth album… This #ts7 hype has me going loopy! Please put us out of our distress @taylorswift13 and @JosephKahn pic.twitter.com/2C5oOJSs4O
— Callie Hagood (@CallieHagood) February 27, 2019
Throughout a scene in her “Look What You Made Me Do” music video, a number of variations of previous and current Taylors are standing collectively. However one Taylor followers could not recall seeing earlier than was dressed head-to-toe in palm timber.
GUYSSS. Within the LWYMMD MUSIC VIDEO THE TAYLOR ON THE PLANE AT THE END. SHES WEARING PALM LIKE CLOTHING. SHE REPRESENTED TS7. OMG. pic.twitter.com/dZgWawelt2
— Cassy 🌴🌴🌴 (@Repu_taylor) February 24, 2019
The colour schemes and summer-y symbols Swift appears to be projecting have followers questioning if this was the album she had been engaged on earlier than the Kardashian/West drama.
“There’s a principle going round that TS7 was what TS6 was alleged to be earlier than Taylor needed to get Status out of her system,” a fan wrote in a prolonged Reddit thread devoted to sharing new album speculations. “Trying on the imagery that’s popping out, it does seem to be a pure development from 1989 and trop pop was the most popular sound on the time.”
“She was posting a variety of beachy/tropical photographs after the 1989 tour ended and earlier than she went on social media hiatus,” one other consumer added.
Swift jokingly responded to the hypothesis Wednesday, simply hours earlier than sharing the Elle UK cowl: “She simply learn all of the theories 🙀,” she captioned a photograph of considered one of her cats with a shocked expression.
Some followers identified that sure clues about previous albums turned out to be lifeless ends.
“In a couple of month, Palm Timber will be a part of Roses and Timeless as Taylor Swift Albums That By no means Had been,” one user tweeted.
Others joked in regards to the excessive lengths they have been going to in an try to piece clues collectively.
Me making an attempt to foretell the discharge of the brand new Taylor Swift album pic.twitter.com/D7S8kgyolQ
— dara (@daraxlyn) February 26, 2019
“Child, let the video games start,” certainly.
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