The pop star, who this week chatted to The Beatles legend for Rolling Stone, mentioned “no person knew for some time” about her co-write on Calvin Harris‘ (feat. Rihanna) 2016 track ‘This Is What You Got here For’. She disguised herself beneath the identify Nils Sjöberg.
“I wrote beneath the identify Nils Sjöberg as a result of these are two of the preferred names of Swedish males,” Swift instructed McCartney. “I wrote this track referred to as ‘This Is What You Got here For’ that Rihanna ended up singing. And no person knew for some time. I remembered at all times listening to that when Prince wrote ‘Manic Monday’, they didn’t reveal it for a few months.”
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McCartney added to the dialogue: “Yeah, it additionally proves you are able to do one thing with out the celebrity tag. I did one thing for Peter and Gordon; my girlfriend’s brother and his mate had been in a band referred to as Peter and Gordon. And I used to jot down beneath the identify Bernard Webb.”
Swift’s co-write on Harris’ single was revealed a few months after its release in April 2016. She reportedly first used the pseudonym, Nils Sjöberg, for that track as a way to preserve the eye on the music and never on her relationship with Harris, whom she dated for 15 months between 2015 and 2016.
Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift had been set to headline Glastonbury 2020 alongside Kendrick Lamar. Credit score: Getty Photos.
Elsewhere within the interview, McCartney revealed that he wanted to invite Swift on stage with him at Glastonbury 2020 to play ‘Shake It Off’ collectively.
McCartney, in the meantime, lately introduced new solo album ‘McCartney III’, ending the 40-year look forward to the completion of his trilogy of self-titled albums.