Nine years after its original release date of October 27, 2014, Taylor Swift has released the
re-recorded version of her fifth album, "1989." Featuring fresh renditions of fan-favorites
such as "Style," "Blank Space," "Shake It Off," and "Wildest Dreams," the singer returned
to the project with a more mature perspective on her career.
By re-collaborating with the original album producers - Jack Antonoff, Ryan Tedder, Max
Martin, and Shellback - Swift's updated version of "1989" retains the essence of her
In an Instagram post, the singer stated, "I was born in 1989, reinvented for the first time in
2014, and a part of me was reclaimed in 2023 with the re-release of this album I hold so
The re-release of "1989" follows the sale of Swift's music catalog by music executive
Scooter Braun in 2020, transferring it to Walt Disney's family investment firm, Shamrock
Holdings, for $405 million. Braun's profit from the sale of the singer's masters led Swift to
pledge to re-record all albums previously sold by the music executive.
Swift also expressed that the re-recorded version offers her an opportunity to show her
appreciation to her fans for their unwavering support of "1989" over the years, particularly
during her transition from country to pop music.
The singer remarked, "Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine the magic you would
bring into my life for so long. This moment reflects the journey we've embarked on and the
enduring love between us, shining even in the darkest hours. With gratitude and a sense
of wonder, I present to you my version of '1989.' It's been waiting for you."
"1989 (Taylor’s Version)" includes five new "vault tracks," which were originally omitted
from her albums. These tracks are titled "‘Slut!'," "Say Don't Go," "Now That We Don't
Talk," "Suburban Legends," and "Is It Over Now?" Swift has once again surprised her fans
with new music and has included a re-recorded version of "Bad Blood (feat. Kendrick
This new release demonstrates that Swift has moved on from her past, continuing to
delight her fans with her authenticity.
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