In the lead-up to the album‘s release today, Swift held a bunch of what she’s calling ‘Secret Sessions’ around the globe, where only a select, favoured few were let in to have their ears anointed with Tay’s first album since 2014.
The sessions were recorded, and Taylor deigned to share a few clips with us:
If you’ve been keeping up with the Swift mega-train, you’ll know she deleted all of the material on her social media presences on August 22 and began posting cryptic videos; as the weeks slithered on she released a few singles and their accompanying music videos, which are all absolutely chockers with elaborate sets and references. For example, Look What You Made Me Do‘s clip features a swathe of past T-Swift video personalities:
Apparently it’s a Kimye diss track (according to the foil hatters), but I mean, if you tried to keep up with all the Swifty theories…
As you no doubt noticed, there were a hell of a lot of scenes in that clip: zombies, a birdcage, and even a ‘Taylor Mountain.’ Swift took to her personal YouTube account to post a few vids detailing just how all these set pieces came together:
Want a deeper look at some of the particular outfits from the clip? Say no more:
Lastly, T-Swizzle dropped the tracklist just two days ago, and in doing so revealed that Future and Ed Sheeran are both featured guests – on the same track, End Game. Suss it out below, and gird your loins for the full shebang, out today.
Reputation is out now via Big Machine.