Taylor Swift announces surprise album Folklore to be released 24 July

Taylor's eighth studio album is coming tomorrow, with a new song and music video to arrive tonight (23 July).

Taylor Swift has revealed she is releasing her 8th studio album, Folklore, tomorrow (24 July).

Sharing the surprise announcement on social media Taylor posted, "Surprise 🤗 Tonight at midnight I’ll be releasing my 8th studio album, folklore; an entire brand new album of songs I’ve poured all of my whims, dreams, fears, and musings into."

There will be 16 songs on the album's standard edition but a bonus track, The Lakes, will be available on physical deluxe editions. To mark her eighth album Taylor is releasing eight CDs and eight vinyls of the deluxe edition, available for just one week. Each edition will have "unique covers & photos".

She also shared that a music video for a new track titled Cardigan will go live tonight (23 July).

Taylor's previous four albums went straight to Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart, while she has two further Top 10s with Fearless (2009) and Speak Now (2010). See Taylor Swift's full Official Chart History here.

Update (July 24): Listen to Folklore below: