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Taylor Swift rerecords Fearless for release in April. Here's how to preorder

Swift plans to rerecord her first six albums.

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Taylor Swift has rerecorded 2008's Fearless. 


Taylor Swift will release a rerecorded version of her 2008 album Fearless, and will be dropping one of the songs from that album, Love Story, on Feb. 12 at 12 a.m. ET,  Swift said on Good Morning America on Thursday.

The new Fearless (Taylor's Version) is listed on her website as coming out April 9. Swift said it will feature 26 songs, adding in tracks "from the vault," which are songs that had almost made the original album. 

Fearless is part of Swift's effort to rerecord her first six albums, following the controversial 2019 sale of the masters of those albums. 

"artists should own their own work for so many reasons, but the most screamingly obvious one is that the artist is the only one who really *knows* that body of work," Swift wrote in a message shared on Twitter on Thursday, nothing that she would include six never before released songs as part of the new album. "written when i was betweeN the ages of 16 and 18, these were the ones it killed me to leave behind."

This will be the third album Swift has put out since the pandemic began, following December's Evermore and July's Folklore.

How to preorder

Preorders are available through Swift's website. The digital version of Fearless (Taylor's Version) costs $13 and will be delivered on April 9, according to the website. It's also available on vinyl for $39, CD for $13 and cassette for $19 -- though with varying ship dates. 

Anyone who preorders the digital version of the new album will also get a digital copy of Love Story (Taylor's Version) when it's available starting Feb. 12, or at the time of purchase if after that date.