After 13 years, Taylor Swift is in the end atmosphere the file straight: No, her song “Hello Stephen” is now not about Stephen Colbert. The 31-year-passe singer-songwriter stopped by The Gradual Show conceal With Stephen Colbert on Tuesday (April 13) to in the end break the news to the gradual-night comedian that he did now not inspire the nation word.
Or did he? As the two discussed who the steady Stephen is, Swift revealed an increasing selection of private bits of details about Colbert — even unveiling a mood board she lined with images of his face — and he began to quiz the veracity of her claims. Within the live, nevertheless, she revealed that the song became as soon as in point of fact written about prolific dread author Stephen King.
“I’ve by no approach revealed this sooner than to anyone but ‘Hello Stephen’ is ready Stephen King,” she mentioned. “He is improbable. The Darkish Tower sequence changed my lifestyles, plus The Vibrant, The Stand, and do not even rating me began on his quick tales. Fully luminescent.”
“Hello Stephen” is one in all 26 tracks on Courageous (Taylor’s Version), a re-recorded model of her 2008 album, which became as soon as launched on April 9. Swift is remastering her total discography up to 2019’s Lover to make total ownership of her song after her master recordings had been bought and then bought by her used administration. Courageous (Taylor’s Version) is her first absolutely re-recorded album, but Swift had fans abuzz with theories that her album 1989 could per chance presumably well very well be subsequent in line after dropping a pair of references to it at some level of her interview with Colbert.
Talking to Folks regarding the course of of re-recording Courageous, Taylor mentioned: “We in point of fact did breeze in and take a look at out to rating a ‘the identical but better’ model. We saved the total identical parts that I at the muse dreamed up for these songs. Nevertheless if there became as soon as any approach that shall we give a enhance to upon the sonic quality, we did.”