Taylor Swift Releases New Album Midnights: Listen and Read the Full Credits

Taylor Swift has released her 10th studio album, Midnights, which she announced while accepting the trophy for Video of the Year at MTV’s Video Music Awards in August. In addition to the Lana Del Rey collaboration “Snow on the Beach,” Midnights features production and instrumentation from Swift’s longtime collaborator Jack Antonoff. Listen to the album and check out the credits below. (Pitchfork earns a commission from purchases made through affiliate links on our site.)

Three hours after releasing Midnights, Swift unveiled the “special very chaotic surprise” she had promised: a “3am Edition” of the album, featuring seven songs made “on the journey” to the proper album.

Midnights notably features contributions from Zoë Kravitz and Swift’s boyfriend Joe Alwyn (under his pseudonym William Bowery). There are also numerous contributions from Jahaan Sweet, who is known for his work with Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar, among others. Other contributors include Sam Dew and Sounwave, who are in the band Red Hearse with Jack Antonoff, as well as members of Antonoff’s Bleachers live band, Evan Smith, Mikey Freedom Hart, Sean Hutchinson, Michael Riddleberger, and Zem Audu.

The “3am Edition” features three songs with Aaron Dessner, who worked closely on Folklore and Evermore but does not appear on the main Midnights album. On one of those three, “Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve,” the National’s Bryce Dessner and Bryan Devendorf also feature. Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is credited among studio personnel and as an engineer on the track. Another of Dessner’s co-writes, “High Infidelity,” features contributions from Big Thief drummer James Krivchenia.

“Midnights is a collage of intensity, highs and lows and ebbs and flows,” Swift wrote on Twitter shortly after the release of her new LP. “Life can be dark, starry, cloudy, terrifying, electrifying, hot, cold, romantic or lonely. Just like Midnights.” She added that the record “is a wild ride of an album and [she] couldn’t be happier that [her] co pilot on this adventure was @jackantonoff.” Swift continued, “He’s my friend for life (presumptuous I know but I stand by it) and we’ve been making music together for nearly a decade.” Swift also thanked many of her additional collaborators, such as Del Rey, Kravitz, and more.

Prior to releasing Midnights, Swift shared a teaser trailer for the record’s forthcoming music videos. The clip compiles several different scenes from as yet unreleased Midnights visuals, indicating appearances from Laura Dern, Jack Antonoff, Haim, John Early, Mike Birbiglia, and Dita Von Teese. Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Pat McGrath, and Laith Ashley are also listed in the credits.

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