Entertainment Music 'True Tearjerkers!' Taylor Swift Treats Fans to First' Lover' Secret Session in London Ahead of her album release later this month, Taylor Swift invited loyal Swifties to the first secret session in London on Friday By Melody Chiu Melody Chiu Instagram Twitter Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 2, 2019 06:55 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Swifties still have a few more weeks to wait until Taylor Swift drops Lover, but the star gave some fans an extra-special treat in London on Friday by holding her first secret session for her upcoming album. After the top-secret listening party wrapped, fans rushed to social media to gush about the singer, 29, and her new music. “The album was AMAZING. So many amazing bops and also some true tearjerkers (archer who?????),” wrote one fan. “I believe there’s something for everyone on that album. There’s some really stripped down stuff and some hardcore bops.” Other fans posted photos of gift bags and pins, and excitedly tweeted about snacking on heart-shaped rice crispy treats, cookies, candy and more. Taylor Swift Drops ‘Emotional and Vulnerable and Personal’ New Song ‘The Archer’ — Listen Now Last month, Swift — who has traditionally invited fans to her various homes ahead of an album’s release to preview her new music — released a third song, titled “The Archer,” off her upcoming album. In an Instagram Live, the Grammy winner called the track “emotional and vulnerable and personal” as she also revealed more details about Lover. Lover. While flipping through her own personal journals, Swift said that the four special editions of her upcoming album will include 120 pages of diary pages written throughout her life. “I found some crazy stuff in there. I found the original lyrics of ‘All Too Well,’ which I didn’t even know that I had in my diaries,” she said. “It’s everything from being 13 and coming home from a bad day at school to Grammy night to processing my life as a teenager.” Swift previously released “ME!” and “You Need to Calm Down” from Lover, which is set for release on Aug. 23.