Taylor Swift is releasing her 10th studio album “Midnights” Thursday night at midnight EDT, and she released a planner on Instagram and TikTok with events for fans to look forward to after the release.

@taylorswift Mark your calendars! Meet the Midnights Manifest 📜 #tsmidnights #swifttok #midnightsmanifest ♬ original sound - Taylor Swift

Here’s Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ calendar of events

(With a few of the entertainer’s comments included)

  • Thursday, Oct. 20 — Teaser trailer during the third quarter of “Thursday Night Football” on Prime Video. The game starts at 8:15 p.m. EDT.
  • Thursday, Oct. 20 — release of “Midnights” at midnight EDT, 10 p.m. MDT.
  • Friday, Oct. 21 — “Special very chaotic surprise” at 3 a.m. EDT.
  • Friday, Oct. 21 — “Anti-Hero” music video premiere and #TSAntiHeroChallenge on YouTube Shorts at 8 a.m. EDT.
  • Friday, Oct. 21 — lyric videos released on YouTube at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22 — “Stream ‘Midnights’ pls. Grab the exclusive lavender edition vinyl at Target?”
  • Sunday, Oct. 23 — “Visit your local record store? Stream ‘Midnights’ pls.”
  • Monday, Oct. 24 — “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” appearance at 11:35 p.m. EDT.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 25 — “Midnights” music video release at midnight EDT, 10 p.m. MDT.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 26 — “Stream ‘Midnights’ and watch videos pls.”
  • Thursday, Oct. 27 — “Stream ‘Midnights’ and watch videos pls.”
  • Friday, Oct. 28 — “The Graham Norton Show” appearance streaming on Philo.

The highly anticipated album has left “Swifties” speculating wildly as to what the “special very chaotic surprise” could possibly be. It could be a video, it could be announcing another album or it could be what many fans have been hoping for — tour dates.

However, Swift hasn’t dropped any hints yet, so Swift fans will likely be calling in sick to work Friday morning after a late Thursday night.

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Here are the track names for Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’

Since August, Swift has been hosting “Midnights Mayhem with me” videos on her TikTok leading up to the album release. The videos dropped at midnights and feature Swift drawing a bingo ball with a number and announcing the track name for that number of song.

  1. “Lavender Haze.”
  2. “Maroon.”
  3. “Anti-Hero.”
  4. “Snow on the Beach” (Featuring Lana del Rey).
  5. “You’re on Your Own, Kid.”
  6. “Midnight Rain.”
  7. “Question...?”
  8. “Vigilante (expletive).”
  9. “Bejeweled.”
  10. “Labyrinth.”
  11. “Karma.”
  12. “Sweet Nothing.”
  13. “Mastermind.”

What we know so far about Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’

Swift gave some insight into a few of the new songs from her album through videos on her Instagram. “Anti-Hero,” for example, is about her own “insecurities,” she said in an Instagram video.

“This song is a real guided tour throughout all the things I tend to hate about myself,” Swift said in the Instagram video.

She’s been teasing insights into the songs with previews of lyrics being displayed in billboards in London and Times Square in New York City. Some of the lyrics include “I should not be left to my own devices,” “fantasizing about revenge” and “I polish up real nice,” according to The Cut.

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Will Taylor Swift release any singles from ‘Midnights’ beforehand?

The musical artist began straying from the trend most artists follow of dropping singles a few weeks before releasing a new album and instead released her entire “Folklore” album at once in July 2020. Swift has followed the same pattern with “Midnights” and has not yet released a single from the album.

Without any singles, fans are left wondering what kind of music and vibe the album will have.

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And with an artist as adaptable as Swift, who has tapped into country, pop and folk genres, the only insights Swift fans have come from the aesthetic of the merchandise she released in anticipation of the album.

Those looks include a ’70s-type feel with mustard yellows and avocado greens in her styling and in the decor of the videos talking about the album.

What fans do know is that the music and lyrics will likely be highlighting Swift’s brilliant songwriting capabilities that the artist has become known for since breaking out in the music industry in 2005.

“It can get complicated on every other level, but the songwriting is still the same uncomplicated process it was when I was 12 years old writing songs in my room,” Swift told Harper’s Bazaar in an interview in 2018.

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