Big Machine Records (2012) EU
After writing her last album Speak Now entirely by herself, for this record Taylor Swift collaborated with several artists, producers, and songwriters she had always wanted to work with for the album's 16 tracks, including the lead single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." While Nathan Chapman serves as the lead producer, a variety of producers were involved in the recording process. Swift co-wrote the album with people "from all different places in music". Collaborators include Dan Wilson, Butch Walker, Max Martin and Ed Sheeran.
Red, topped the sales charts in 42 countries worldwide, with international sales topping 920,000 albums thus far. Taylor now has worldwide career record sales in excess of 26 million albums and 75 million song downloads. The fan response to the album and tour has been matched by the project's critical acclaim, with the album earning rave reviews from critics around the globe.