In case you hadn't noticed, Taylor "HER MIND" Swift released yet another (surprise) album last week, and the internet is positively replete with conspiracy theories. Like, did you know that "Dorothea" is about Selena Gomez? You do now.
But there's one theory that is even more "!!!" than the rest: fans think Taylor is about to release ANOTHER sister album called Woodvale, which she recorded at the same time as Folklore and Evermore. I'll give you a moment to dry heave into a bag and fire off some tweets. Cool, now let's break down the evidence:
A. Taylor clearly made a ton of music in quarantine.
We know she's been extremely prolific—in fact, she said so herself on Twitter while explaining Evermore's surprise drop:
"To put it plainly, we just couldn't stop writing songs. To try and put it more poetically, it feels like we were standing on the edge of the folklorian woods and had a choice: to turn and go back or to travel further into the forest of this music. We chose to wander deeper in."
Honestly, even the language in this post has Woodvale easter eggs. It's literally an entire damn woods metaphor!
B. She literally hid "Woodvale" in Folklore's album art.
See? It's right there in the trees, waiting to be found.
Initially, fans thought "Woodvale" might be a song, but when Evermore dropped and "Woodvale" wasn't on the tracklist, theorists pivoted to another Folklore sister album:
C. Woodvale has personal ties to Tay (ish).
First of all, it's a street in London—where Taylor's been spending time with Joe Alwyn:
And on top of that, a fan noticed that this very specifically named property just sold in the lakes district, which she wrote about on folklore...
D. Folklore has a TRILOGY of songs.
"Betty," "Cardigan," and "August" are a trilogy, and call me crazy, but I think that in itself is a clue that Taylor's third sister album is coming. At least one person agrees with me, so therefore I'm not losing my mind. It's fine! I'm fine!
E. Woodvale might drop in...March!
At least, according to this person's conspiracy theory, which is, frankly, art:
F. She's selling a mysterious third cardigan.
Fans have been obsessing over Taylor's cardigan sales for a while now due to only one of them saying "Folklore." But now that we know about Evermore, it just MAKES SENSE that the third cardigan represents Woodvale:
Kay that's all, but we'll be updating this as more evidence about the existence of Woodvale comes out.