Pop music megastar Taylor Swift released her latest studio album, titled “Midnights,” on Friday.
The 13-track album is Swift’s 10th. According to Spotify, the album broke the platform’s record for most album streams in a single day, and Swift broke the record for most-streamed artist in a single day.
The cover art for the album features a closeup of Swift looking closely at a lighter. It is surrounded by a white border with the track titles listed on the left side. Consider Swift’s visage the face that launched a whole bunch of sports memes.
Midnights, the stories of 13 sleepless nights scattered throughout my life, will be out October 21. Meet me at midnight.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) August 29, 2022
Sports teams were quick to replicate the cover on social media. Here are a few of the memes:
New season drops tonight 😈 pic.twitter.com/3XKWuplXFt
— Duke Athletics (@DukeATHLETICS) October 21, 2022
💿 New album just dropped!
— Virginia Cavaliers (@VirginiaSports) October 21, 2022
Two football teams in Pittsburgh used the meme to promote this weekend’s games.
— Pitt Panthers (@Pitt_ATHLETICS) October 21, 2022
We like Midnights too.
All 44 minutes of it. pic.twitter.com/8jfQvrNgOT
— Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team (@MercedesAMGF1) October 21, 2022
— Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) October 21, 2022
— Ole Miss Athletics (@OleMissSports) October 21, 2022
Longhorns is a wild ride of an album 🤘 pic.twitter.com/wgAwWZ7t1H
— Texas Longhorns (@TexasLonghorns) October 21, 2022
“You’re On Your Own, Bevo” sounds like an absolute banger.