Every Song Ranked on Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’

Here the  our initial take on the extraordinary songs from the superstar's new album

Taylor Swift's 10th studio album, Midnights, was introduced to us as an exercise in restlessness.

This song is a collection of music written in the middle of the night," Swift revealed when announcing the project in August.

This song means "A Journey Through Fears and Sweet Dreams". The floors we move and the monsters we face.

This explanation for Midnights makes sense in the context of its arrival.

Amid her extended process of re-recording her first six studio albums, Swift certainly didn't need to release an album of original material this year

Yet like any middle-of-the-night rumination, these songs match at her

There are no skippable tracks on Swift's new album that some of the 13 standouts on the standard edition