Although there seemed to be (since corrected) technical difficulties with its debut on Apple platforms, Taylor Swift’s new album “folklore” launched promptly at midnight late Thursday/early Friday on Spotify.
The album, predictably, garnered ample representation on the platform’s key playlists.
Focus track “cardigan,” in fact, claims #1 on the influential New Music Friday playlist. “exile (featuring Bon Iver)” appears at #7 on the listing, which reaches 3.75 million subscribers.
“cardigan” additionally appears at #4 on the Today’s Top Hits list, which boasts a “like” count of 26.58 million. “exile” also takes #2 on Pop Rising, while “cardigan” grabs #6 on the list that features “the hits of tomorrow.” Just under 2 million Spotify users follow Pop Rising.