Taylor Swift has announced the release date for her re-recorded fifth studio album, 1989.
The singer-songwriter completed her sixth and final show at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California last night (August 9), concluding the North American leg of her ‘Eras Tour 2023’.
At the end of yesterday’s concert, Swift asked the crowd to watch the giant screen when the cover art for ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ was displayed.
The remastered album will arrive on October 27, 2023, to celebrate the ninth anniversary of the original LP.
“Surprise!! 1989 (Taylor’s version) is coming!” the star wrote on her social media alongside the official cover of the upcoming album.
On her X account, Swift said:
“The ‘1989’ album changed my life in countless ways and I’m thrilled to announce that my version will be out on October 27th. To be completely honest, this is my favorite re-recording because the tracks on 5 From The Vault are insanely great. I can’t believe they ever got left behind. but not too much!”.
Details of the five new songs on ‘From The Vault’ have not yet been revealed at this time.
Wonder!! 1989 (Taylor’s Version) Coming to You 🔜! The 1989 album changed my life in countless ways, and I’m very excited to announce that my version of it will be out on October 27th. To be completely honest, this is my favorite re-record of all time… pic.twitter.com/JFYOWhBxhj
—Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) 10 August 2023