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Lust or slut? These are the two answers most Swifties found when trying to decode the first Vault trailer for 1989 (Taylor version). Taylor Swift shared the visual on her Instagram account with the cryptic caption: “You can tell me when the research it’s over…if the high was worth it.
The 13-second clip shows a shimmering blue vault opening and spewing out a collection of letters and punctuation marks while bluebirds fly around it. It hasn’t even been a full hour since the teaser was released and fans are already speculating that it could be hinting at a potential Sabrina Carpenter feature on one of the album’s vault tracks.
One of Carpenter’s most popular albums, “Because I Loved a Boy”, contains the lyrics: “Now I’m a wrecker, I’m a bitch”, repeating terms thrown at him during the big gossip about “Drivers License”. cycle of 2021. The tone and structure of the song does not differ too much from “Blank Space”, the 1989 unique references to Swift in her caption. Carpenter also recently joined Swift as the opening act for the Latin American leg of the Eras tour. THE 1989 This era was defined by the special guests who graced the stage during the accompanying tour.
Although this is just speculation at the moment, even Google is getting in on the games. A search for “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” leads fans to the official Google Search Blog page where a resident Swiftie has organized an official Easter egg hunt for track titles and features from the vault. Swift had already launched a similar feature during the promotion Red (Taylor version) and Intrepid (Taylor version) in 2021.
“Calling all Swifties!” Love is a game, and so is our latest Easter egg in Google Search. Want to play?” the message read. “Search for ‘Taylor Swift’ in the blank space (ahem, a search bar). Click on the blue safe and solve one of the word puzzles. This can take a second, because there are 89 puzzles to solve (at 1989 (Taylor version)) — don’t say we didn’t warn you! »
The search is a collective effort on the part of Swift’s fans. So far, less than 10 percent of the required word puzzles have been solved, so they still have work to do. “You’ll help Swifties around the world get out of the woods (or unlock the safe) as everyone collectively solves 33 million puzzles. And that’s how it works, that’s how you get the vault track titles,” the post continues. “Are you dying to see how this one ends?” We promise the wait won’t be forever, but the price will definitely be worth it. Because honey, we’re a Swiftie dressed like a search engine.
As of press time, the Swifties have continued to close in on even more clues. One of the answers to the vault riddle was revealed to be the astrological sign of Sagittarius, leading fans to speculate that Nicki Minaj would be featured on the album. They have their work cut out for them, but they have clues to guide them. In the different riddles, the clues were as follows: “I love you”, “All you had to do was stay”, “Karma Music Video”, “I love, my work, the location were studied carefully “, and more.
Swift played the long game with this re-recording in particular. During a show at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, Swift announced that 1989 (Taylor version) will arrive on October 27 – exactly nine years after the original was released on October 27, 2014. “The 1989 “The album changed my life in countless ways,” she shared in a statement. social media post later that night. “To be completely honest, this is my most FAVORITE re-recording I’ve ever done because all 5 tracks on From The Vault are so crazy. I can’t believe they were ever left behind. But not for long!”
Swift initially shared “Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)” as a single release in September 2021, then followed up with “This Love (Taylor’s Version) in May 2022, when it appeared in the official trailer for The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han. . Both times the singer turned to other reissues – e.g. Red And Speak Now – effectively crushing fans who thought 1989 would finally be on the way. Now the wait is almost over, but they still have to solve its maze of puzzles to get to the other side. They’re not out of the woods yet.