Everything we know ahead of the artists' duet in Taylor's upcoming album, "The Tortured Poets Department."
Taylor Swift, known for her country roots that saw her come a global pop star, has a knack for writing poignant lyrics that resonate with millions. She has won numerous awards, including multiple Grammys, and has sold millions of albums worldwide. Taylor's impact on the music industry extends beyond her music; she has been a vocal advocate for artists' rights and has used her platform to address issues such as gender equality and mental health awareness.
On the other hand, Post Malone, with his distinctive blend of hip-hop, pop, and rock, has redefined his genre of music. Known for his unique style and laid-back demeanor, Post Malone has amassed a massive following and has slowly crafted his own unique sound. His genre-blurring approach to music has earned him critical acclaim.
While their musical styles may differ, Taylor Swift and Post Malone share a common thread in their ability to connect with audiences on a deeply personal level. Both artists have a knack for storytelling, whether it's Taylor's introspective and masterful songwriting, or Post Malone's raw honesty and vulnerability in his lyrics.
The Tortured Poets Department
Taylor's upcoming album "The Tortured Poets Department" kicks off with "Fortnight," a collaboration with none other than Post Malone. Though shrouded in mystery, this unexpected pairing has everyone guessing its genre, while Posty describes it as the album's "first shock." They haven't even heard the final version yet, adding to the intrigue. This marks another genre-bending move for Taylor after collaborations with The National, Bon Iver, and HAIM, while Post Malone has expressed that he admires her songwriting. Their contrasting styles have fans hyped for this potential boundary-pushing hit.
In an interview for the Super Bowl, Post Malone said, "She's amazing. She's so sweet and so kind and talented. She hit me up and said 'let's do it' and I was like 'hell yeah.' [...] It was amazing."
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