Taylor Swift has officially designated ‘RED’ as her heartbreak record.
The Pop star reflects on her fourth album in a new feature for Rolling Stone and Apple Music for the publications 500 Greatest Albums, where ‘RED’ places at #99 on the list.
Her words below:
“I look back on this as my true breakup album, every other album has flickers of different things. But this was an album that I wrote specifically about pure, absolute, to the core, heartbreak.”
While it may have been a painful time for the singer, Swfties loved the album. Released back in 2012, ‘RED’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 1.21 million copies sold in its first week. It went on to finish as the second best-selling album of the year.
It went on to top the chart’s in the UK, Canada, Australia and elsewhere. In the United States it has been certified 7x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Listen to Swift discuss ‘RED’ below:
— Hear her snippet from the trailer below talking about how RED “was a huge risk that changed everything for her” pic.twitter.com/XTiVLRDLV0
— Taylor Swift News (@TSwiftNZ) October 27, 2020
We have to say, ‘RED’ certainly was a career-defining moment for her and remains our favorite Taylor Swift album.
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