How to watch Taylor Swift's 'Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions'

Courtney Campbell and Alex Kane, Reviewed.com
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You can stream Taylor Swift's latest film exclusively on Disney+
You can stream Taylor Swift's latest film exclusively on Disney+

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Taylor Swift is at it again. In late July this year, she surprised fans by revealing her new album "Folklore" the day before it was released. The pop star just announced an intimate concert movie of her new album, which was released November 25. The documentary film, titled "Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions," debuted on Disney+ Wednesday at 3:01 a.m. EST.

Swift shared the trailer for the film on social media, alluding to her lucky number 13, which has played as an Easter Egg in her previous albums. "Well it's 11/24 and 24-11 = 13 so I've got an announcement," she wrote. The film was directed by Swift, who performs every song from "Folklore" in order for the very first time and reveals anecdotes and stories from the 17 songs on the album.

It's pretty much the closest thing to being invited to one of the artist's "Secret Sessions," where Swift invites fans to preview the album in one of her homes.

Where to stream 'Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions'

Swift will sing the entirety of the 'Folklore' album for the first time ever.
Swift will sing the entirety of the 'Folklore' album for the first time ever.

You can stream Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions and everything else Disney+ has to offer wherever you’re connected to the internet. Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service is available in Australia, Austria, Canada, the Channel Islands, France, Germany, India, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Italy, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the U.S.

Disney+ is supported on desktop browsers, a wide range of mobile devices, smart TVs, and game consoles. The platform serves as the home for Walt Disney Studios films as well as original, exclusive Disney+ content like Lucasfilm’s new Star Wars series—including The Mandalorian and the final season of The Clone Wars—and a full slate of live-action Marvel shows.

What is 'Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions' about?

Swift collaborated with Aaron Dessner (The National) and Jack Antonoff (Bleachers) on the 'Folklore' album.
Swift collaborated with Aaron Dessner (The National) and Jack Antonoff (Bleachers) on the 'Folklore' album.

Though Swift collaborated with The National's Aaron Dessner, producer Jack Antonoff, and singer-songwriter Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) in separate locations due to the coronavirus pandemic, the album "Folklore" was recorded in Long Pond Studios in upstate New York where they were able to play through the album for the first time.

The trailer of the film shows Swift nestled in a barn with her collaborators singing raw versions of "Cardigan" and "August," as well as cuts to clips of her discussing creating the record-breaking album during a time of isolation. "This could have been a time when I absolutely lost my mind,” Swift says in the trailer. “Instead … this album was like a real floatation device.”

Fans can expect even more intimate moments throughout Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions. The film also comes at a time when Swift is rerecording her first six albums, after losing her master rights to music executive Scooter Braun and having her masters sold for a second time without her knowledge.

How to sign up for Disney+

To start watching 'Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions', you can subscribe to Disney+ today for $6.99 a month or $69.99 per year. Or you can get the service as part of a special value bundle with ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 a month in total.

Disney+ is available to watch through the following devices:

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  • LG TV

  • Samsung

  • Chrome OS, MacOS, or any Windows PC

If you’re hoping to stream on another device in the future, you can sign up for email updates at DisneyPlus.com to stay in the know.

In addition to its all-new programming, Disney+ offers on-demand access to classics like A Goofy Movie, Fantasia, High School Musical, Lilo & Stitch, The Sword in the Stone, Toy Story, Tron, Up, and Wall-E. The extensive library also includes such beloved TV series as Boy Meets World, DuckTales, Kim Possible, Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, That’s So Raven, and The Simpsons.

Stream 'Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions' on Disney+

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