Taylor Swift got Janet Jackson’s stamp of approval on one of her final tracks from her ‘Midnights’ album.
Swift collaborated with Lana Del Rey on the song “Snow On The Beach,” the fourth track from her original tenth studio album, which debuted on Friday, October 21.
At the end of the song’s bridge, Swift sings “Now I’m all for you like Janet,” referencing Jackson’s 2001 song and album “All for You.”
Lately, the notoriously private Jackson has been sharing her life more with her fans on social media. This includes his reaction to the “Midnights” mention, posting a video on TikTok before sharing the clip on instagram. In the video, Jackson was shaking his head back and forth to the sweet song. When she reached the end of the bridge, she smiled at the reference of her name before humming the chorus. At the end of the clip, she simply added: “Superb, it’s nice.”
“Love her @taylorswift 😘😘😘,” Jackson wrote in the caption.
On Twitter, Swift responded to Jackson’s reaction videogushing, “I feel like I’m dreaming. I have so much love and gratitude for you and all you’ve done to inspire female artists around the world.”
In August, during her acceptance speech at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, Swift makes a surprise announcement that she would be releasing her new album in the fall. “Midnights” was originally released at midnight on Friday, October 21 with 13 tracks. However, Swift, being the master of easter eggs and surprises which is, released seven additional tracks at 3 a.m. in what she called “Midnights (3 am Edition)”.
Spotify announced on social networks Late Friday, Swift’s album broke a streaming record, making “Midnights” the most-streamed single-day album in Spotify history.
In addition to her mention of Jackson, Swift tied many of her real-life experiences to the album, including the candid track “Anti-Hero.”
A few weeks before the release of the album, the singer open to song on social media in a Instagram Video. She explained at the time, “I don’t think I’ve really delved into my insecurities into this detail before.”
“I have a hard time with the idea that my life has become unmanageable and that it doesn’t seem too dark, but I have a hard time with the idea of not feeling like a person,” he said. -she added about the song, which is accompanied by a self-written and directed music video. “This song is a real walking tour through all the things I tend to hate about myself.”
In the first track of the album “Lavender Haze”, Swift Responds to engagement rumors to Joe Alwyn, that she was linked since late 2016. In the song, Swift sings at one point, “All they ask of me / Is if I’m gonna be your bride / The only kind of girl they see / She’s a one-night stand or a woman / I find it dizzying.”
She reflected on the meaning of the song in a Instagram Video Prior to the album’s release, sharing this social media put many people’s relationships, not just celebrities, under scrutiny.
“My relationship for six years, we’ve had to dodge weird rumors, tabloid stuff — and we just ignore it,” she said. “This song is kind of about the act of ignoring those things to protect the real things.”
In the first 24 hours of “Midnights” being released, fans flooded social networks with theories about Swift’s track “High Infidelity,” trying to track down the singer’s whereabouts on April 29. Swift’s super sleuth fans also think her song “Sweet Nothing,” which was co-written with Alwyn under his pen name William Bowery”, is on the couple’s relationship.