Taylor Swift and Shawn Mendes collaborated just to make a remix of Swift's song, "Lover." The remix makes the popular ballad a duet. The song is the title song on Swift's latest album, Lover which she released in August.
Taylor Swift announced the remix on social media
Swifties were in shock when they opened Instagram on November 13. Swift posted a video on the social media platform and announced the remix.
"Hi guys, I wanted to tell you something that I'm really excited about," she said. "There will be a new version of & # 39; lovers & # 39; a remix, with someone that I am such a big fan of, that I have known for a long time and that I have always died working with. So drum roll please … , "
She then announced who she collaborated with for the" Lover "mix.
" It contains Shawn Mendes, and he has taken "Lovers" and he has written about parts of it, which I think is so important because I love him as a writer, "Swift said in the video." And I also think everyone would write another love letter to his lover and I think his opinion is so beautiful. I can't wait for you to hear it. I am so, so, so excited about this and I hope you are too. "
Shawn Mendes added new verses to the song
On Instagram, Swift labeled the collaboration as a" COLLABORASHAWN. "She also thanked Mendes for working on the remake of" Lover. "
" Well guys, it finally happened: WE HAVE A COLLABORASHAWN Send out a whole whole THANKS BUDDY to @shawnmendes rn –
I'm so stoked that our remix of lovers is out NOW! Link in cinema, ”Swift wrote in the caption on the Instagram video.
In the new remix of "Lover" Mendes wrote and added his own verses for the song. By writing new verses, Mendes gives the song its own personal touch to balance the personal story Swift tells in his verses.
"We can light a bunch of candles and dance around the kitchen, baby / pictures of when we were young hang on the wall / We'll sit in the bow / I'll sing love songs to you," Mendes sings in the remix.
Mendes also added new lyrics to the bridge in the song, singing, "Look in my eyes, they will tell you the truth / The girl in my story has always been you / I would go down with the Titanic, it's true, because you. "
Fans love the remake of & # 39; Lover & # 39;
The remake of" Lover "quickly reached # 1 on the US iTunes chart. While the remix was unexpected, fans clearly love the new version of the song Fans of both Mendes and Swift shared their thoughts on the song on social media.
"I was scared when she said & # 39; remix & # 39; because I normally don't like the technological mix that many remixes are, but I love this and Shawn Mendes added lyrics, "a fan Tweeted . (19659007) BE A REPUTAYSHAWN STAN PAY," wrote a fan on Twitter.