Taylor Swift Freaks Out After Keith Urban Compliments ‘Superb’ New Song
Swift dropped the title song to her upcoming new album on Friday (Aug. 16), and it's a fabulously well-written ballad that borrows from old-school R&B melodies and '60s and '70s production elements to create a gorgeously ambient track. Urban certainly seems to agree, as he turned to Twitter on Saturday (Aug. 17) to write, "Huge shoutout today to @taylorswift13 on the SUPERB new single LOVER. When a song so exquisitely written becomes a record so gorgeously crafted I feel such a deep sense of gratitude for the 'art' of making music."
Swift reacted with astonished joy a couple of hours later, replying, "ARE YOU KIDDING ME THIS IS THE NICEST THING ANYONE HAS EVER SAID - you’re just the best and so kind to say this." She added a crying emoji and a series of others to express what she was feeling.
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Swift is releasing Lover on Aug. 23. It's her seventh studio album, and the first she'll be releasing under the auspices of a new deal with Republic Records after a very nasty public split with BMLG.
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