Swifties are a excellent-wanting savvy bunch, interpreting clues and Easter eggs that Taylor Swift drops love breadcrumbs across her social media profiles and public appearances. Even so, followers — who were jubilant that the next re-recorded launch following this year’s No. 1 album Intrepid (Taylor’s Version) would be a remodeled 1989 — were thrown off on Friday (June 18) with the announcement that the next re-recorded album in Swift’s catalog would be her fourth, Red (Taylor’s Version).
When it initially set dropped in 2012, Red turned her third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, transferring 1.21 million copies in its first week. When the year wrapped, Red was the 2nd simplest-promoting LP of 2012 with 3.11 million, following Adele’s 21. Red also boasts her first-ever No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling 100, “We Are Never Ever Getting Abet Collectively”; four high 20 hits (“Originate up All over again,” “I Knew You Had been Bother,” “22” and “Red”) would note.