In the words of Taylor Swift, internet trolls need to calm down. On Friday the Hollywood singing sensation finally made the announcement and revealed details about her much-awaited seventh music album. Titled as Lover, it is all set to release on August 23, this year. Taylor has also unveiled amother single off her new record, a pro-LGBT anthem called You Need To Calm Down.
Earlier in April, she had released the lead single, ME! starring Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, from her new album. Only the lyric video of the anthem has been released and the music video will be out on June 17. Fans are really excited about the tracks of this upcoming album. Taylor took to her official Instagram to mak the announcements.
June is the LGBT pride month. And, You Need To Calm Down is a gay pride anthem. It's lyrics go as, "And control your urges to scream about all the people you hate. 'Cause shade never made anybody less gay." In fact, on June 1, Taylor celebrated LGBTQ pride at the 2019 iHeart Radio Wango Tango concert that took place in California.
In an Instagram Live on Thursday, Taylor promised the video will be "worth the wait. You Need to Calm Down is one of 18 tracks on Lover and while the singer described the album as romantic, she insisted that it's not going to be filled with upbeat songs. "I think you can find romance in loneliness or sadness or going through a conflict or dealing with things in your life," Swift said. "It just looks at those things with a very romantic gaze."