Taylor Swift Announces ‘The Albatross’ Edition of ‘Tortured Poets,’ Duets With Sabrina Carpenter at Eras Concert

The surprises just kept coming at Taylor Swift‘s Eras Tour show in Australia Friday (Feb. 23). During the pop star’s first night at Sydney’s Accor Stadium, she unveiled yet another version of her upcoming album The Tortured Poets Department titled “The Albatross” — complete with a limited bonus track of the same name — before bringing out Sabrina Carpenter to help sing a mashup of “White Horse” and “Coney Island.”

Swift began her regularly scheduled surprise song section by playing a 1989 fan-favorite titled “How You Get the Girl” on acoustic guitar. Then, taking a seat at her piano, she surprised the crowd by unveiling details about “The Albatross,” debuting its special edition cover on the big screens behind her.

“I’m really, really proud of this record,” she said as fans screamed with excitement. “It’s good to have options — everyone likes options. I wanted to show you something, if you will direct your attention to the main screen.”

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Shortly afterward, the “Anti-Hero” singer shared the new cover — the back of which reads “Am I allowed to cry?” — on Instagram. The “Albatross” edition marks the third version of Tortured Poets Swift has announced so far, following the album’s original “The Manuscript” layout she unveiled at the 2024 Grammys as well as “The Bolter” package, which the musician revealed during her Eras show in Melbourne Feb. 16.

All three editions of Tortured Poets are available for pre-order, and will arrive April 19.

Immediately afterward, Swift welcomed Carpenter to the stage. The “Feather” musician has served as the “Karma” artist’s opener on the Latin America, Asia and Australia legs of the Eras Tour; however, she was unable to perform her setlist Thursday due to rain delays.

“She heroically sacrificed her show, which I think is a crime against Sydney,” Swift said before Carpenter joined her on the piano bench.

The pair then dove into a mashup of Swift’s Evermore deep cut “Coney Island” and her Fearless single “White Horse,” which the 14-time Grammy winner explained was a favorite of Carpenter’s.

See clips from Swift’s Eras show in Sydney below.


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