Taylor Swift thanked her fans for “doing something amazing” as her new LP broke Spotify’s record for most streamed album in a single day.
His latest product, Midnights, is released on Friday.
Less than 24 hours later, the music streaming giant announced online that the album had accumulated the most streams in a single day in the platform’s history.
And before the clock struck midnight on October 22, Taylor Swift broke the record for most streamed albums in a single day in Spotify history. Congratulations, @taylorswift13,” the platform’s official account tweeted.
Reacting to the news, Swift wrote: “How did I get this lucky, when you guys out here are doing something that amazes me?!
“Like what even just happened?!”
Swift surprised fans when she announced a new album at the closing time of the 2022 MTV VMAs in New Jersey in August.
She described the record as the story of “13 sleepless nights scattered throughout my life” and “a journey through terror and sweet dreams”.
It shows her turning away from intimate indie songwriting on her last two albums, Folklore and Evermore, turning to electronica, synth-pop and sometimes even more resonant rhythms. hip hop.
Swift once again wrote most of the album with Jack Antonoff, the lead singer of the rock band Bleachers.
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In a post on her Instagram to mark the album’s release, she shared a photo of herself with her collaborators and chose Antonoff as her “co-pilot”.
“He’s been my friend for life (I’m confident I know but I stand by it) and we’ve been making music together for almost a decade HOWEVER… this is the first album we’ve ever made. as our main collaborator,” she wrote.
“We fought over ideas and wrote a few things that we loved, but Midnights really came together and poured out of us as our partners (both actors) making a movie together in Panama.
“Jack and I found ourselves back in New York, alone, recording every night, staying up late and discovering old memories and past midnights.”
She continued: “Midnights is a collage of intensity, highs and lows and rhythm and flow.
“Life can be dark, starry, cloudy, terrifying, electrifying, hot, cold, romantic or lonely. Just like Midnights. “
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/taylor-swifts-midnights-becomes-spotifys-most-streamed-album-in-a-single-day-42086793.html Taylor Swift’s Midnights Becomes Most Streamed Album On Spotify In Just One Day