Earlier than the album dropped final evening, Mayberry shared a video of her acing a speedy hearth check of Taylor Swift intros from a pal.
“In honour of impending new Taylor Swift, right here is me some time in the past at my super-stan finest,” she tweeted, sharing a video of her reeling off Swift tune titles after listening to only some seconds. “The entire video is 4 minutes lengthy,” she added. “Most likely my best achievement of 2020…”
In honour of impending new @taylorswift13, right here is me some time in the past at my super-stan finest. The entire video is 4 minutes lengthy ??♀️ Most likely my best achievement of 2020… pic.twitter.com/7tezG1fZuB
— Lauren Mayberry (@laurenevemay) December 11, 2020
Taylor Swift’s new album ‘Evermore’ sees her working as soon as once more with ‘Folklore’ collaborators Jack Antonoff, The Nationwide’s Aaron Dessner, Bon Iver mastermind Justin Vernon and “WB,” aka William Bowery, the pseudonym of Swift’s boyfriend Joe Alwyn.
The 15-track album – with two further bonus tracks accessible on bodily editions – additionally options collaborations with Haim, Bon Iver and The National, and the latter band’s vocalist Matt Berninger duetted with Lauren Mayberry in 2018 on Chvrches track ‘My Enemy’.
Reviewing ‘Evermore’, NME wrote: “If ‘Folklore’ is an introspective, romantic older sister, ‘Evermore’ is the freewheeling youthful sibling. ‘Folklore’ was Swift’s masterful songwriting spun by means of a really particular sonic palette; ‘Evermore’ feels looser, with extra experimentation, appeal and musical shades at play.
“The brand new album reaps the rewards of the stylistic leap of religion that ‘Folklore’ represented, pushing the boundaries of that sonic palette additional nonetheless.”
In the meantime, Chvrches recently discussed making their new album in lockdown. “It’s been a studying curve, but when something – it’s kinda bizarre – it seems like we’re extra linked and united by way of what we’re attempting to do than we’ve been in a very long time,” Mayberry stated.