The 29-year-old has announced her new track “Beautiful Ghosts” will arrive on Friday (November 15). The record appears on the soundtrack for the latest film adaptation of the Broadway production CATS, which opens in theaters on December 20. Swift delivered the announcement on her Instagram Stories early this morning along with an audio snippet of the song. “Follow me home if you dare to,” the “ME!” superstar sings in the piano tune co-written by the musical’s creator, Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Listen to a sneak peek of "Beautiful Ghosts" below.
Swift took fans behind the scenes on how she and Webber created "Beautiful Ghosts," and revealed how the song came together organically and suddenly. “There was an ambition and an aspiration to have an original song in the movie. Just very much this understanding of like let's write the best song we can," she spoke of the process, adding that Webber's "beautiful haunting melody" inspired her to write the lyrics on the spot. While the song is performed by actress Francesca Hayward in the film, fans can expect to hear Swift's studio recording to appear at the end credits.
Taylor Swift is performing at this year's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in New York City, alongside a star-studded lineup. Fans will be able to watch the show on December 13th via an exclusive livestream on The CW App and CWTV.com. The CW Network will also broadcast the event as a nationwide special on Thursday, December 19th at 8pm ET. Fans will also be able to listen to December 13th's festivities across the country on 100 iHeartRadio CHR stations.
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