Taylor Swift Debuts New Song for ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ Trailer

Music to our ears! Taylor Swift unveiled her new music, “Carolina,” in the first take a look at the upcoming movie Where the Crawdads Sing — and it’s simply as eerie as the film trailer.

Where The Crawdads Sing is a book I got absolutely lost in when I read it years ago,” the 32-year-old musician wrote via Instagram on Tuesday, March 22, alongside the movie teaser. “As soon as I heard there was a film in the works starring the incredible @daisyedgarjones and produced by the brilliant @reesewitherspoon, I knew I wanted to be a part of it from the musical side.”

The Grammy winner revealed that she wrote “Carolina” by herself and later requested her good friend Aaron Dessner to assist produce it.

“I wanted to create something haunting and ethereal to match this mesmerizing story,” Swift defined. “You’ll hear it fully soon, but for now check out the @crawdadsmovie trailer for a clip!”

Surprise! Taylor Swift Debuts New Song for ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ Trailer

Taylor Swift.
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The “Exile” songstress’ voice will be heard throughout the movie trailer, which dropped on Tuesday, forward of Where the Crawdads Sing’s launch later this year.

In the movie, which is an adaptation of Delia Owens’ bestselling novel by the identical identify, Daisy Edgar-Jones performs a younger girl named Kya. Growing up, Kya was deserted by the marshes of North Carolina and needed to elevate herself.

She was an outcast who was all however forgotten by the townspeople. However, when the boy she loves (performed by Harris Dickinson) dies, she is the first, and seemingly solely, suspect in his homicide. Throughout the trailer, Kya reveals what it’s wish to go unnoticed for so lengthy after which unexpectedly turn out to be the heart of a witch hunt.

“Being isolated was one thing. Being hunted quite another,” she says in a voiceover in the trailer.

Swift’s vocals will be heard in the background all through the teaser as scenes of Kya preventing for her freedom and making an attempt to show her innocence play out.

“You didn’t see me here / Oh, they never did see me here,” the Miss Americana star sings. “There are places I will never ever go / Things that only Carolina will ever know.”

The trailer ends with Kya talking her fact whereas standing in the marsh — which has turn out to be her secure place amid all the turmoil.

“Way out yonder where the crawdads sing the marsh knows one thing above all else, every creature does what it must to survive,” Kya vows.

Reese Witherspoon, whose manufacturing company Hello Sunshine is adapting the e book, additionally teased the upcoming film through social media on Tuesday.

“Thrilled to share the official trailer for @crawdadsmovie, coming to theaters this July,” the 46-year-old actress wrote. “This story has such a special place in my heart and to see @authordeliaowens words come to life is true movie magic! 🦐🌿 🌅 🛶.”

Writing “Carolina” for Where the Crawdads Sing is the newest film collaboration for Swift. The “Lover” songstress beforehand wrote “Beautiful Souls” for the Cats soundtrack and teamed up with Zayn Malik for Fifty Shades Darker’s hit single “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever.”

Swift lately crossed over into the world of filmmaking when she wrote and directed All Too Well: The Short Film in November 2021. She additionally made a cameo in the movie alongside stars Sadie Sink and Dylan O’Brien.

Where the Crawdads Sing is about to hit theaters in July.

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