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Critics Rave Over Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department’: A Five-Star Masterpiece!

Taylor Swift’s latest musical endeavor, her 11th studio album titled “The Tortured Poets Department,” has taken the music world by storm with its unexpected release as a surprise double album. Dropping just three hours after its announcement, the pop sensation’s record caused a flurry of excitement, reportedly even causing Spotify outages.

Released overnight on Friday, April 19, the album features a unique touch with physical copies including a prologue/poem by none other than legendary Fleetwood Mac star and solo artist, Stevie Nicks, a long-time supporter of Swift, and an epilogue penned by Swift herself.

Critics and fans alike have lauded the album’s depth and creativity, with The Independent’s critic, Helen Brown, awarding it a perfect five-star rating. Brown praised Swift’s “playful narratives” and “hooks like anchors,” noting the artist’s masterful use of language and storytelling.

Interestingly, many songs on the album appear to address Swift’s ex, Matty Healy, with whom she had a brief relationship last year, rather than her long-time boyfriend of six years, Joe Alwyn. This revelation has left fans intrigued and eager to delve deeper into the album’s lyrical content and themes.