Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) is the re-recorded version of Taylor Swift’s third studio album
Released on November 12, 2021. The album features 14 tracks, all of which were originally written by Swift.
The album was met with critical acclaim, with many critics praising the re-recordings for their fidelity to the originals. The album also performed well commercially, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States.
Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) was released as part of Swift’s ongoing project to re-record her first six albums after her masters were sold to Scooter Braun in 2019. The album was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Swift and Aaron Dessner.
The album features a number of new songs, including “Mr. Perfectly Fine” and “Don’t You“. These songs were originally written during the Speak Now era but were not released at the time.
Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) is a faithful re-recording of the original album, but it also features some new elements. For example, the album includes a new introduction for “Mine“, which was originally a spoken-word track.
Overall, it is a well-made re-recording of a classic album. The album is sure to please fans of the original, and it may even win over some new listeners.
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