Turns Out Taylor Swift’s 2022 VMAs Dress Was A “Midnights” Easter Egg All Along

Hello and HAPPY MIDNIGHTS MONTH.

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As we all know — or should know — Taylor Swift's tenth studio album, Midnights, is dropping on Oct. 21.

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Leading up to the release, Taylor has launched Midnights Mayhem with Me, a TikTok series where she reveals the name of a track at, yup, midnight.

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My dark circles don't appreciate it, but it's what comes with being a devout Swiftie.

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Anyway, Taylor released the latest episode last night and revealed TRACK 9!!!!

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The name: "BEJEWELED."

Taylor holding up a telephone to her ear
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Besides being an already iconic name, "Bejeweled" joins some of Taylor's literal best tracks ever (Track 9s):

But "Bejeweled" — as some Swifties pointed out — was actually believed to be hinted at with Taylor's VMAs lewk:

BEJEWELED.

Taylor wearing a bejeweled halter dress on the red carpet
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BEJEWELED.

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Catherine Powell / Getty Images for MTV/Paramount Global

YEP, BEJEWELED.

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Catherine Powell / Getty Images for MTV/Paramount Global

You can preorder Midnights here for clear skin.