American pop singer Taylor Swift has confirmed that her Album ‘Folklore’ was her emotional life raft. She secured the award for Pop Album of the Year for the eighth studio album at the 2021 iHeart Radio Music Awards on Thursday. She made a virtual appearance at the event. Singer-songwriter expressed her gratitude to everyone who backed her album.
The 31-years-old singer delivered her emotional acceptance speech from the comfort of a recording studio. Her excitement hinted over the possibility of another album. She disclosed that she wrote the album at the beginning of the pandemic. She said that she believed that this album became an emotional life raft.
Furthermore, she thanked her Folklore and Evermore coworkers and ‘friends forever’ Aaron Dessner and Jack Antanoff, whose ‘creativity has totally changed her life.’ Swift also expressed her gratitude for photographer Beth Garrabrant who ‘took the photos for Folklore and really assisted her to create this world that she imagined in her head.
At the end of her speech, she thanked her fans for their support and for making Folklore what it was. She said: “Because we all needed to escape into stories, whether it was movies or TV or film or music. And the fact that you chose this album, I am so honored by that.”