Taylor Swift stopped re-recording her career-changing song on Friday

Taylor Swift’s original backing vocalist is grateful for working a second time with the artist on her career-changing song “Love Story”

Swift stopped re-recording their popular track with backing vocals on Friday by Caitlin Evanson, who also sang on Swift’s original recording of the song

Shortly after the re-recording was released, Evanson tweeted on Swift, 31, to express appreciation for the opportunity to sing on the updated track

“@ taylorswift13, it’s a great honor to be part of this magic again we made so long ago Thank you,” wrote Evanson. “I can’t stop hearing Love Story (Taylor’s version!) #lovestorytaylorsversion #ownersbytaylorswift “

According to the credits in “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” Evanson is listed as an “Associate Performer, Backing Vocalist”

On Thursday, 31-year-old Swift surprised fans with the announcement that the new recording was about to be canceled and announced that it would be released at midnight. The superstar teased a cut of her new version of “Love Story” about the December Match ad of longtime friend Ryan Reynolds

Swift also announced that she has worked hard to re-record Fearless, which will be renamed Fearless (Taylor’s Verison) The new album will also contain 26 songs with a total of six new songs “from the vault”

Bringing the news on Good Morning America, the singer said, “Good morning America, it’s Taylor I’m very excited to share with you that I’m going to release my version of my song ‘Love Story’ at midnight tonight which was originally on my album Fearless I have now completed the entire recording of Fearless which will be out soon “

She continued, “My version of Fearless is going to have 26 songs as I decided to add songs from the vault that are almost the original Fearless album, but I’ve now gone back and recorded this so everyone doesn’t just hear the songs that made the album, but also the songs that almost made it: the whole picture “

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“I’m happy to announce that my new version of Fearless (Taylor’s version) is ready and will be with you soon,” she signed a photo of the new album cover. “It has 26 songs including 6 Never before released songs from the Tresor Love Story (Taylor’s version) will be released tonight “

In a second photo from the same Instagram post, Swift shared an emotional message that explained the importance of re-recording her music and the importance of her Fearless album

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The message, which was in lowercase, also had some uppercase letters that appeared to spell “APRIL NINTH” – possibly the date the singer’s newly recorded album will be dropped.The April date also corresponds to the 13th Swift’s favorite number

Last November, Swift’s fans rejoiced on social media when the singer became legally free to work on new versions of her first five albums, which Scooter Braun made after a $ 300 million deal with Big Machine Label Group Took possession

Swift then confirmed in August 2019 that she would re-record her first five albums – Taylor Swift, Fearless, Speak Now, Red and 1989 – as soon as she was legally allowed to

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World News – United States – Taylor Swift’s original background singer says she is “honored” to appear on the re-enactment of “Love Story”

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