Live from New York, it’s Taylor Swift!
Thusday, “Saturday Night Live” released their first promo for the star’s musical appearance this weekend. The video began with host Jonathan Majors introducing the 31-year-old.
“Hi, I’m Jonathan Majors and host ‘SNL’ with musical guest Taylor Swift,” said the 32-year-old.
“And I will also be singing a song from an album that hasn’t been released yet,” Aidy Bryant sounded.
“I will also do a song from an album that I haven’t written yet,” added Bowen Yang.
“I’ll do music too if there’s time,” Swift replied.
The promo ended with the quartet reciting the Majors’ opening line together. They then clapped as Bryant joked, it took seven takes for everyone to master the routine.
The singer’s appearance on “SNL” will come a day after releasing “Red (Taylor’s Version)”. This is the second album she re-recorded after the release of “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” in April.
Swift’s decision to re-record her first six albums follows Scooter Braun’s purchase of its former label Big Machine. This allowed him to take control of the masters of these albums. The record’s director and manager sold the masters for $ 300 million to Shamrock Holdings in November 2020.
After the purchase, the private equity firm contacted Swift. However, she declined because Braun’s Ithaca Holdings would still be enjoying her old music.
In September, Swift teased that she was releasing her rendition of “Red”.
In June, Braun donated Variety his take on his public battle with Swift over the ownership of his old albums and main recordings.
“I regret and it makes me sad that Taylor had this reaction to the deal,” he told the outlet. “Everything that happened was very confusing and not based on anything factual. I don’t know what story she was told. I asked her to sit with me several times, but she refused. . I offered to sell him the catalog back and went under NDA, but his team refused. It all seems very unfortunate. “
“Open communication is important and can lead to understanding. She and I have only met briefly three or four times in the past, and all of our interactions were really friendly and kind. I find her to be an incredibly talented artist. and I wish him nothing but the best, ”added Braun.