Taylor Swift has confirmed she has collaborated with Lana Del Rey as she announced the final track name of her Midnights album.
The 32-year-old went on a manic release spree today, October 7, revealing not just one of her track titles on TikTok in her “Midnights Mayhem With Me” series, but the final five tracks of her album Midnights which will be released on October 21.
Taylor Swift collaborating with Lana Del Rey
Over the course of the morning from midnight, Swift announced the final track names of her album are:
- 1 – Lavender Haze
- 5 – You’re on your own, kid
- 10 – Labyrinth
- 12 – Sweet Nothing
- 4 – Snow on the Beach
In the final episode of the series when the singer-songwriter revealed the name of track 4 “Snow on the Beach” she also confirmed the song would be featuring Lana Del Rey.
Fans had theorized Swift would be collaborating with Del Rey after images of them together, alongside the Midnights album producer Jack Antonoff, appeared on social media – and any Swiftie knows Swift loves a good teaser Easter Egg.
Now fans utterly can’t cope with the news of the song collaboration with many saying “we’re finally getting
Taylor Swift Midnights reveals
Along with announcing the collaboration Swift also gave fans a rare insight into her six-year relationship with the actor Joe Alwyn.
She explained the song “Lavender Haze” was about the times over the six years when they’ve ignored comments in the media and rumours.
She said: ‘I guess theoretically when you’re in the lavender haze, you’ll do anything to stay there and not let people bring you down off of that cloud and I think a lot of people have to deal with this now, not just “public figures” but because we live in the era of social media and if the world finds out you’re in love with somebody they’re going to weigh in on it.
‘Like my relationship for six years we’ve had to dodge weird rumours, tabloid stuff, and we just ignore it and so this song is about the act of ignoring that stuff, to protect the real stuff. I hope you guys like it.’
She also explained the term “lavender haze” was something she discovered while watching the TV show Mad Men.