Is there a third surprise Taylor Swift album in the works? Fans are convinced that the songstress is gearing up to drop her tenth album titled Woodvale.
After the “Cardigan” singer released a second surprise album on December 11 — months after dropping the first surprise record, Folklore, in July 2020 — called Evermore, Swifties immediately got to work breaking down all Taylor’s hidden Easter eggs. One of the messages the blonde beauty shared with her biggest fans appears to be the word Woodvale hidden in the trees of her Folklore album art. Naturally, people started to theorize that this will be the name of her next album, and it could be coming soon.
But days later, Taylor shut down rumors and gave a real explanation about Woodvale.
“I tend to be sort of annoyingly secret agent-y about dropping clues and hints and Easter eggs, and it’s very annoying,” she said during an interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live from December 14. “But it’s fun for fans, and it’s fun for me, because they like to pick up on things, and they’ll notice lots of things in music videos or photos or whatever. And then sometimes I take it too far, and I make a mistake.”
The singer explained the she was super secretive about Folklore when it first came out and “didn’t tell anybody the album until right before it came out.”
“So I came up with a fake code name that had the same amount of letters as Folklore. Chose a random name — chose Woodvale. Wanted to see how it would look on the album covers, mocked them up, and then decided I don’t actually want to have an album title on the album covers. And we forgot to take the fake code name off of one of them.”
So, there may not be another album on the horizon, but we broke down all the fan theories anyway! Scroll through our gallery for everything you need to know about Taylor’s rumored tenth record Woodvale.
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