Review: Taylor Swift delivers personal, emotional poems to fans

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By Valeria Covarrubias

“The Tortured Poets Department” was worth the wait as it gives an emotional sing along about Taylor swift’s past relationships.

Swift’s latest album released Thursday night and features collaboration with Post Malone.  

Two hours after Swift released her album, she posted on her Instagram account. 

The message lets fans know she had doubled her album with additional songs. 

 “I’d written so much tortured poetry in the past two years and wanted to share it all with you, so here’s the second installment of TTPD: The Anthology. 15 extra songs.

 “And now the story isn’t mine anymore… it’s all yours,” in Swift’s social media post, receiving millions of likes. 

Most Swifties had assumed that her album would consist of songs that followed her country style as her other past albums. 

Although the album falls under synth- pop genre as the productions follows within piano and guitar as Swift is marking an end of a chapter of her life.  

“The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology” has a total of 31 tracks. 

The album’s run time is two hours and two minutes, keeping Swifties shocked as she reveals hidden messages through the lyrics.

 These messages are about past relationships. 

Swift is currently in a relationship with Kansas City Chiefs football player Travis Kelce.

Swift’s longest relationship was of six years with actor Joseph Matthew Alwyn. 

She talks about the experience of keeping their relationship out of the public eye on her single “Who’s afraid of Little Old Me?”

In the song Swift describes her relationship issues.“You caged…trained me.”

 This highlights Alwyn’s issues with paparazzi while in a relationship with Swift.

 He had problems with Swift and eventually she caught on after the relationship.

Swift once again talks about her relationship with Alwyn in the track “The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived.” In this song she compares Alwyn and Kelce. 

 “If rusting my sparkling summer was the goal, and I don’t miss what we had, but could someone give a message to the smallest man who ever lived?” 

Her lyrics focus on Alwyn’s need to hide his fame. 

“The Tortured Poets Department” is available on Youtube, Apple Music, and Spotify.  

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