Taylor Swift diehards will have fear of missing out no more this Friday (Aug. 23), when audio from her coveted secret sessions for Lover — featuring tidbits about making the album’s 18 songs — airs on iHeartRadio.
Swift’s secret sessions for the new album, held this summer in London, Nashville and Los Angeles ahead of its release, included a private listening party of Lover for a small group of fans, hosted by the artist herself.
On Tuesday, the radio platform announced the iHeartRadio Lover Album Release Party and Secret Session, which begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Aug. 23, the same day Swift’s new album is finally here.
Tune in to iHeartRadio pop, hot AC and AC stations or Taylor Swift: Lover Radio on the iHeartRadio app to hear the special program, which will replay on the app every 30 minutes throughout the weekend.
Leading up to the release of Lover, Swift is also working with Spotify to share never-before-seen or heard lyrics to songs from the album daily, featured on her “Love, Taylor: The Lover Enhanced Album” playlist.
Promo plans for the album during release week also include a live performance on Good Morning America and a YouTube “Lover’s Lounge” live stream on Thursday (Aug. 22). The live stream, scheduled for 5 p.m. ET, will feature a debut performance of a song from Lover and Swift discussing the album as well as her merch collaboration with Stella McCartney. Following the live stream, Swift is set to premiere a music video for the title track of the album, “Lover.”