Taylor Swift Shares 4 ‘Starvation Video games’ and ‘Converse Now’ Re-recordings – Rolling Stone

Swift shared re-recordings of “Eyes Closed” and “Protected and Sound” from The Starvation Video games, plus “If This Was a Film” and “All the Ladies You Liked Earlier than”

It wouldn’t be Taylor Swift with out some elaborate launch coinciding with a serious occasion in her profession. To rejoice the Eras tour kickoff in Glendale, Arizona in the present day, the singer is making a visit to the previous with re-recordings of “Eyes Open” and “Protected and Sound (that includes the Civil Wars)” from The Starvation Video games. Swift additionally shared “If This Was a Film” from Converse Now alongside the Lover period vault observe “All the Ladies You Liked Earlier than.”

Swift’s exact timing couldn’t be higher as the 2 singles from 2012’s The Starvation Video games: Songs from District 12 and Past feed into the frenzied social media resurgence of content material across the 4 movies since their latest arrival on Netflix. “Protected and Sound” arrived first, on the very finish of 2011, and went on to earn the singer a Grammy for Greatest Tune Written for Visible Media.

The set of releases additionally tees up the singer’s subsequent album of re-recorded songs as she makes her approach by her early catalog to regain management of her grasp recordings. She began with Fearless (Taylor’s Model) in early 2021, although even that launch with all of its shiny new vault tracks appeared subdued and eclipsed by the scope of Pink (Taylor’s Model). The album arrived just a few months later, however dropped a bombshell with “All Too Effectively (10-Minute Model) (Taylor’s Model) (From The Vault)” and its accompanying Grammy Award-winning brief movie/music video starring Sadie Sink and Dylan O’Brien.

One of many tracks from the 1989 re-recording, “This Love (Taylor’s Model),” arrived final 12 months in promotion of the Prime Video sequence The Summer time I Turned Fairly from To All of the Boys I Liked Earlier than creator Jenny Han, however Swift has a purple gleam in her eyes. Shifting gears in the direction of Converse Now (Taylor’s Model), ditches 1989‘s self-transformations and whirlwind romance snapshots for Converse Now‘s related, a lot youthful, navigations of early maturity and all that entails.


4 new songs arriving on the launch of the most important tour of Swifts’ profession could really feel like a present to consolation the Swifties who fought the battle with Ticketmaster and misplaced. “I’m not going to make excuses for anybody as a result of we requested them, a number of occasions, if they may deal with this sort of demand and we have been assured they may,” Swift wrote in an announcement in November, shortly earlier than her followers beginning submitting lawsuits towards the ticketing big. “It’s really superb that 2.4 million folks obtained tickets, however it actually pisses me off that lot of them really feel like they went by a number of bear assaults to get them.”

Nothing heals contemporary wounds fairly like listening to “If This Had been a Film.”

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