SURPRISE! Taylor Swift’s 8th studio album: Folklore

It’s official: Taylor Swift‘s eighth record Folklore is a unanimous critical and commercial success.

The surprise album, which was released Friday, has sold over 1.3 million copies in just 24 hours, as well as breaking a global streaming record on Spotify and Apple Music.

Republic Records released the information on album sales, while Spotify said it had broken the record  for first-day album streams by a female artist with 80.6 million streams.

n a social media statement, Taylor described the album as an ‘entire brand new album of songs I’ve poured all of my whims, dreams, fears and musings into… Before this year, I probably would’ve overthought when to release this music at the ‘perfect time,’ but the times we’re living in keep reminding me that nothing is guaranteed.’

Source: Daily Mail.