Taylor Swift’s re-recorded album Fearless has actually ended up being the star’s 3rd to top the UK charts in less than 12 months – breaking a long-held record by The Beatles.
Following Folklore on 31 July and Evermore on 18 December, this most current number one suggests Swift has accomplished 3 in a row in just 259 days – smashing the Fab 4’s 364 days for Aid!, Rubber Soul, and Revolver.
The Beatles’ record had stood for 54 years, with the albums launched in between August 1965 and August 1966.
Swift is re-recording music from her back catalogue following a high profile recording disagreement with music magnate Scooter Braun, who bought the rights to her pre-2019 music. Courageous, her 2nd album, initially released in 2008, is the very first to be relaunched.
Fearless (Taylor’s Version) is the star’s seventh UK number one album in overall – and has charted greater than the number five peak of the initial, the Authorities Charts Company has said.
It puts Swift third amongst female artists with the most chart-topping albums in the UK, behind Madonna, who has 12, and Kylie Minogue, with 8.
In March, Swift launched a handful of old however formerly unheard tunes ahead of the album’s release. The new record consists of 26 tracks – double the amount of the original.
Swift declined to enter into business with the business that purchased her back brochure off Braun, Shamrock Holdings, due to the fact that of his ongoing monetary involvement, so is re-recording her old music in a quote to keep ownership of her work.
She won the award for album of the year at this year’s Grammys for Folklore, the surprise album she dropped last summer, tape-recorded during the pandemic.
The Beatles had held their chart record given that 1966, however it’s unlikely there will be any hard feelings.
Swift and Paul McCartney appeared together for a Rolling Stone Musicians On Musicians feature in December, and in an interview last year, McCartney revealed how she had actually changed the release date of Evermore so as not to clash with his last album, McCartney III.