A representative of Big Machine said that this plan had been designed well before the June 30 announcement of Scooter Braun's acquisition of the Nashville-based brand.
To celebrate the 13th anniversary of Taylor Swift's eponymous debut album in October, Big Machine Records is releasing five vinyl records on the 2006 project. On Wednesday, July 10, Big Machine Records sent an email to Swift fans stating that a Limited number of "Teardrops on My Guitar" vinyl records will be available for purchase for a limited time.
"Act quickly! We've just released a 7" vinyl Limited Edition of "Teardrops On My Guitar" with Acoustic Recording B-Side! ", Says the message.For $ 10, Swift fans will be able to get their hands on the vinyl of his second album, which will be available Aug. 30. The announcement adds that the limited edition merchandise, available on the Big Machine website, will also include a 2007 acoustic performance, which had not yet had place available on vinyl.
This is the second song available after Swift's first single, "Tim McGraw", which will also be released on vinyl on August 16th. After Big Machine warned fans of its availability on June 20th, the pressing was quickly exhausted, according to a representative label, which refused to specify the quantity available.
While Swift made the headlines last week for its virulent opposition to the sale of Big Machine's 300 million dollars to Ithaca Holdings of Scooter Braun (with recordings of its first six albums), a Big Machine representative has announced in the works since the spring and was designed well before the June 30 announcement of Braun 's purchase. The label confirms that three more songs will be released in the coming weeks, but declined to reveal song titles or release dates.
An Instagram post also announced the news with the comments section disabled.
It is not planned yet to reissue Swift's first album, which, since its release October 24, 2006, has sold 5.7 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Music.
The Swift representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Swift left Big Machine in November to sign a new global deal with Universal Music Group. Lover, his first album under the new contract is released on August 23rd.