New Music Friday
Here are our highlights from today's release schedule.
Swift kicked off her tour in Arizona earlier this week.
This week marks the start of Taylor Swift’s global reputation Stadium Tour, which sees her tour the world supported by fellow pop superstars Camila Cabello and Charli XCX.
On Tuesday 8 May 2018 Taylor took to the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, and launched into a two hour show. The 24 song (yes… 24!) setlist saw her straddle much of her six album back-catalogue, delighting fans with the likes of breakthrough Love Story as well as cuts from her latest album and tour namesake, reputation.
She opened the show with the thunderous …Ready For It?. Judging from this footage, Taylor Swift was definitely ready to bring it.
It’s shaping up to be a visual spectacular. Posts to Twitter and Instagram are showing some serious production, not least the giant snakes Taylor herself shared.
It’s not all flashy though, in another post on Taylor Swift’s official Instagram she sits alone at a piano in front of a crowded house.
One of the best things about the tour so far is how excited Charli XCX and Camila Cabello are to be joining Taylor Swift on the road. Both have filled their socials with pure fun. Here are the pair on a buggy following the opening night, just loving life.
— CHARLI XCX (@charli_xcx) May 9, 2018
And here’s singer Camila sharing some fan footage of the three together on stage. You can actually feel that atmosphere in the stadium, right?
— camila (@Camila_Cabello) May 9, 2018
International superstar Taylor Swift released her sixth album reputation on the 10 November 2017, featuring hit singles Look What You Made Me Do and …Ready For It?.
The album is the eagerly awaited follow-up to 2014’s 1989, which propelled the singer even further into stardom. The album has been certified six times platinum, reaching the top spot in the UK, United States, and many other countries.
She has released iconic songs such as Shake It Off, Bad Blood and We Are Never Getting Back Together, all of which made an appearance in her set earlier this week.
Taylor continues to be celebrated as one of the most successful artists of our time, conquering both the country and pop worlds.
Her reputation tour reaches the UK in June.
8 June 2018 – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
9 June 2018 – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
15 June 2018 – Croke Park, Dublin
16 June 2018 – Croke Park, Dublin
22 June 2018 – Wembley Stadium, London
23 June 2018 – Wembley Stadium, London
Check out more photos from the tour below:
Remaining Taylor Swift tickets are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.