Taylor Swift revealed that her new single “Carolina” will drop at midnight on Thursday (June 23). The brand new monitor is the theme track for the upcoming film The place the Crawdads Sing, which can hit screens on July 15. In an Instagram Story slide Swift posted the title of the track and the phrase “midnight.”
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In March, Swift posted the movie’s trailer — which incorporates her lyrics and low register voice filling areas between star Daisy Edgar-Jones and the remainder of the solid’s dialogue — to Instagram, and defined in her caption how “Carolina” got here to be.
“The place The Crawdads Sing is a e-book I bought completely misplaced in once I learn it years in the past,” she wrote. “As quickly as I heard there was a movie within the works starring the unimaginable @daisyedgarjones and produced by the good @reesewitherspoon, I knew I wished to be part of it from the musical facet.” On the time, Swift famous that she wrote the track herself and that it was produced by Folklore and Evermore collaborator Aaron Dessner.
“You didn’t see me right here, they by no means did see me right here,” Swift sings within the trailer. “There are locations I’ll by no means ever go/ Issues that solely Carolina will ever know.”
Swifties weren’t stunned that the track’s launch was simply across the nook after the official Insta for the movie posted a sequence of messages earlier this week with sure capitalized letters that spelled out “Carolina This Thursday,” using an Easter egg-style tease that Swift used within the lyrics sheets to her early albums.
“I wished to create one thing haunting and ethereal to match this mesmerizing story,” she stated. The movie based mostly on the New York Occasions bestseller by Delia Owens follows a woman named Kya as she learns how one can survive on her personal within the North Carolina marsh after her total household abandons her. Her story turns into difficult when she finds herself being romantically and sexually pursued by two younger males on the town, and much more complicated when a type of younger males is discovered lifeless and he or she’s accused of his homicide.
The monitor is simply Swift’s newest foray into film soundtrack work, following on the heels of unique songs she’s written/co-written for movies, together with “I Don’t Wanna Stay Ceaselessly (feat. Zayn Malik)” for Fifty Shades Darker (2016), “Sweeter Than Fiction” from One Probability (2013), “Protected and Sound” and “Eyes Open” for The Starvation Video games (2012) and “At present Was a Fairytale” from Valentine’s Day (2010) amongst others.
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