On social media, The Nationwide frontman Berninger – who contributed to album minimize ‘Coney Island’ – likened singing a tune with Swift to “dancing with Gene Kelly”.
“She made me look good and didn’t drop me as soon as… Such a blast being part of ‘Evermore’.”
Swift responded on Twitter, saying that she “may print that out and hold it on my ‘most charming tweets’ wall.”
She added, “I’m a The Nationwide mega fan, I’ve all of the merch, and making music with you is an absolute THRILL. Thanks 1,000,000.”
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Would possibly print that out and hold it on my ‘most charming tweets’ wall. I’m a @TheNational mega fan, I’ve all of the merch, and making music with you is an absolute THRILL. Thanks 1,000,000 ???
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) December 11, 2020
Equally, Dessner – who co-wrote and produced the vast majority of the album – posted on Instagram to say engaged on ‘Evermore’ had been “the expertise of a lifetime”.
“These songs are wilder and freeer [sic], typically in unusual time signatures and darker hues, however very a lot a continuation of what we began with ‘Folklore’.
“I by no means stop to marvel at her seemingly boundless expertise as a singer and a songwriter and storyteller.”
The Nationwide have been additionally contributors to Swift’s July shock drop, eighth studio album ‘Folklore’.
To coincide with the discharge of ‘Evermore’, Swift additionally dropped its first official single, ‘Willow’, with a self-directed music video.
Choosing up the place her ‘Folkore’ minimize ‘Cardigan’ left off, the video for ‘Willow’ sees Swift embark on one other fantastical journey.
Within the YouTube chat earlier than the album’s premiere, Swift revealed the that means behind the video, saying, “One scene represents how I really feel about fame”.
“There’s a scene to signify every season all through the journey of the video,” she stated.