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Here are the full credits for Taylor Swift’s folklore

Including contributions from Bon Iver, Aaron Dessner, Jack Antonoff, and Josh Kaufman.

July 24, 2020
Here are the full credits for Taylor Swift’s <I>folklore</i> Beth Garrabrant

Taylor Swift released her eighth studio album folklore overnight alongside a video for lead single "cardigan." The album was recorded in isolation with Swift explaining in a statement that "Before this year I probably would've overthought when to release this music at the 'perfect' time, but the times we're living in keep reminding me that nothing is guaranteed."

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The album's woodsy aesthetic is matched by a raft of collaborators better known for working in indie rock circles. Aaron Dessner of The National played a key role in crafting the record and is credited with co-writing or producing 11 of the 16 songs alongside Swift. Other names credited on the album have worked with Dessner before, including brother and bandmate Bryce, who provided orchestration on tracks including "the 1" and "mad woman."

Elsewhere Bon Iver's Justin Vernon appears on "exile" and "peace." Swift's go-to producer Jack Antonoff, who has worked with her since 2014's 1989, is also credited on multiple songs.

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"the 1"

Written by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Vocals recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Drum Programming, Mellotron, OP1 and Synth Bass by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Bryce Dessner (Biarritz, FR)
Synthesizer and OP1 by Thomas Bartlett (The Dwelling; New York, NY) recorded by Thomas Bartlett
Percussion by Jason Treuting (Princeton, NJ) recorded by Jason Treuting
Viola and Violin by Yuki Numata Resnick (Buffalo, NY) recorded by Kyle Resnick

"cardigan"

Written by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Vocals recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA)
Additional recording by Aaron Dessner at Gaite Lyrique (Paris, FR) and Bella Blasko on tour with The National (Stuttgart, DE)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Drum Programming, Percussion, Piano, Bass, Electric Guitars, Mellotron and Synthesizers by Aaron Dessner (Paris, FR and Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Bryce Dessner (Biarritz, FR)
Modular Synth by Benjamin Lanz (Paris, FR) recorded by Bella Blasko
Trombone by Dave Nelson (Bone Hollow Recording; Accord, NY) recorded by Dave Nelson
Drum Programming by James McAlister (Los Angeles, CA) recorded by James McAlister
Viola and Violin by Yuki Numata Resnick (Buffalo, NY) recorded by Kyle Resnick
Cello by Clarice Jensen (Brooklyn, NY) recorded by Clarice Jensen

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"the last great american dynasty"

Written by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Vocals recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Drum Programming, Percussion, Piano, Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar, Bass, Synthesizer and Keyboards by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Rob Moose (Brooklyn, NY) and Bryce Dessner (Biarritz, FR)
Drums by JT Bates (Salon Studio; St. Paul, MN) recorded by JT Bates
Violin and Viola by Rob Moose (Brooklyn, NY) recorded by Rob Moose

"exile" feat. Bon Iver

Written by Taylor Swift, William Bowery & Justin Vernon
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Aaron Dessner and Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Taylor Swift vocals recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA)
Bon Iver vocals recorded by Justin Vernon at April Base (Fall Creek, WI)
Recorded by Aaron Dessner and Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Piano, Electric Guitar, Synthesizer, OP1, Drum Programming, Percussion by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Bryce Dessner (Biarritz, FR)
Violin and Viola by Rob Moose (Brooklyn, NY) recorded by Rob Moose
Bon Iver appears courtesy of Jagjaguwar

"my tears ricochet"

Written by Taylor Swift
Produced by Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift
Recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA), Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY) and Laura Sisk and Jack Antonoff at Electric Lady Studios (New York, NY) and Conway Recording (Los Angeles, CA)
Assistant Engineering by John Rooney and Jon Sher
Mixed by Serban Ghenea at Mixstar Studios (Virginia Beach, VA) Engineered by John Hanes Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Live Drums, Percussion, Programming, Electric Guitars, Keyboards, Piano, Bass, Background Vocals by Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY) and Electric Lady Studios (New York, NY) and Conway Recording (Los Angeles, CA)
Saxophones, Keyboards, Programming by Evan Smith at Pleasure Hill Recording (Portland, ME) Strings by Bobby Hawk, recorded by Lorenzo Wolff at Restoration Sound (Brooklyn, NY)

"mirrorball"

Written by Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff
Produced by Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift
Recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA) and Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY)
Mixed by Serban Ghenea at Mixstar Studios (Virginia Beach, VA)
Engineered by John Hanes
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Live Drums, Percussion, Programming, Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Keyboards, B3, Background Vocals by Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY)

"seven"

Written by Taylor Swift & Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Drum Programming, Percussion, Bass, Piano, Acoustic Guitar and Synthesizers by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Bryce Dessner (Biarritz, FR)
Drum Programming by Bryan Devendorf (Cincinnati, OH) recorded by Bryan Devendorf
Viola and Violin by Yuki Numata Resnick (Buffalo, NY) recorded by Kyle Resnick
Cello by Clarice Jensen (Brooklyn, NY) recorded by Clarice Jensen
Drums by JT Bates (Salon Studio; St. Paul, MN) recorded by JT Bates

"august"

Written by Taylor Swift & Jack Antonoff
Produced by Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift
Recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA) and Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Live Drums, Percussion Programming, Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Keyboards, Bass by Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY)
Saxophones, Flute, Electric Guitar, Keyboards by Evan Smith at Pleasure Hill Recording (Portland, ME)
Strings by Bobby Hawk, recorded by Mike Williams and Jon Gautier at Sound House Recording (Lakeland, FL)
Synth Bass by Jonathan Low, recorded by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)

"this is me trying"

Written by Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff
Produced by Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift
Recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA), Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY) and Laura Sisk and Jack Antonoff at Electric Lady Studios (New York, NY) and Conway Recording (Los Angeles, CA)
Assistant Engineering by John Rooney and Jon Sher
Mixed by Serban Ghenea at Mixstar Studios (Virginia Beach, VA)
Engineered by John Hanes
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Live Drums, Percussion, Programming, Electric Guitars, Keyboards, Organ, Bass, Background Vocals by Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY) and Electric Lady Studios (New York, NY) and Conway Recording (Los Angeles, CA)
Saxophones, Keyboards by Evan Smith at Pleasure Hill Recording (Portland, ME)
Strings by Bobby Hawk, recorded by Lorenzo Wolff at Restoration Sound (Brooklyn, NY)

"illicit affairs"

Written by Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff
Produced by Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift
Recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA) and Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY)
Mixed by Serban Ghenea at Mixstar Studios (Virginia Beach, VA)
Engineered by John Hanes
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Live Drums, Percussion Programming, Electric Guitars, Keyboards, Bass, Background Vocals by Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY)
Accordion, Saxophones, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals by Evan Smith at Pleasure Hill Recording (Portland, ME)
Pedal Steel by Mikey Freedom Hart at Hook and Fade (Brooklyn, NY)

"invisible string"

Written by Taylor Swift & Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Additional recording by Aaron Dessner at Gaite Lyrique (Paris, FR)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Drum Programming, Percussion, Bass, Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Mellotron and Synthesizer by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Bryce Dessner (Biarritz, FR)
Drum Programming by James McAlister (Paris, FR)
Viola and Violin by Yuki Numata Resnick (Buffalo, NY) recorded by Kyle Resnick
Cello by Clarice Jensen (Brooklyn, NY) recorded by Clarice Jensen

"mad woman"

Written by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mixed by Serban Ghenea at Mixstar Studios (Virginia Beach, VA)
Engineered by John Hanes
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Drum Programming, Percussion, Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Piano and Synthesizer by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Bryce Dessner (Biarritz, FR)
Beat Programming, Synthesizers, Hand Percussion and Drums by James McAlister (Los Angeles, CA) recorded by James McAlister
Viola and Violin by Yuki Numata Resnick (Buffalo, NY) recorded by Kyle Resnick
Cello by Clarice Jensen (Brooklyn, NY) recorded by Clarice Jensen

"epiphany"

Written by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Vocals recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA)
Mixed by Serban Ghenea at Mixstar Studios (Virginia Beach, VA)
Engineered by John Hanes
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Piano, Mellotron, Synthesizers and Electric Guitar by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Bryce Dessner (Biarritz, FR)
Trombone by Dave Nelson (Bone Hollow Recording; Accord, NY) recorded by Dave Nelson and Benjamin Lanz (Paris, FR) recorded by Benjamin Lanz
Viola and Violin by Yuki Numata Resnick (Buffalo, NY) recorded by Kyle Resnick
Trumpet by Kyle Resnick (Buffalo, NY) recorded by Kyle Resnick
Cello by Clarice Jensen (Brooklyn, NY) recorded by Clarice Jensen
Drums by JT Bates (Salon Studio; St. Paul, MN) recorded by JT Bates

"betty"

Written by Taylor Swift & William Bowery
Produced by Aaron Dessner, Jack Antonoff, and Taylor Swift
Recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA), Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY)
Assistant Engineering by John Rooney
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mixed by Serban Ghenea at Mixstar Studios (Virginia Beach, VA) Engineered by John Hanes Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Drums, Percussion, Bass, Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Organ, Mellotron by Jack Antonoff at Rough Customer Studio (Brooklyn, NY)
Percussion, Piano, Bass, High String Guitar and Electric Guitar by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mellotron, Pedal Steel, Wurlitzer, Harpsichord, Vibraphone, Electric Guitar by Mikey Freedom Hart at Hook and Fade (Brooklyn, NY)
Saxophones, Clarinet by Evan Smith at Pleasure Hill Recording (Portland, ME)
Harmonica, Electric Guitar and Lap Steel by Josh Kaufman, recorded by Josh Kaufman (New York, NY)

"peace"

Written by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Aaron Dessner and Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Vocals recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Bass, Piano, Synthesizer, Field Recording, Mellotron and Drone by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Pulse by Justin Vernon (April Base; Fall Creek, WI) recorded by Justin Vernon

"hoax"

Written by Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner
Produced by Aaron Dessner
Recorded by Jonathan Low and Aaron Dessner at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Vocals recorded by Laura Sisk at the Kitty Committee Studio (Los Angeles, CA)
Mixed by Jonathan Low at Long Pond (Hudson Valley, NY)
Mastered by Randy Merrill at Sterling Sound (New York, NY)
Piano, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, OP1 and synth bass by Aaron Dessner (Hudson Valley, NY)
Orchestration by Rob Moose (Brooklyn, NY)
Viola and Violin by Rob Moose (Brooklyn, NY) recorded by Rob Moose

Here are the full credits for Taylor Swift’s folklore