Keith Urban Adds Meaningful Impact to Taylor Swift’s Fearless Re-Release
With the re-release of Taylor Swift’s Fearless album, Keith Urban is featured on one song, sings vocals on another, and has an even greater impact on the project as a whole, according to Taylor Swift. Take a look below as we dig a little deeper into the project.
Keith Urban has a major presence on Taylor Swift’s re-recorded album, Fearless (Taylor’s Version), and for good reason. Urban is featured on “That’s When (From the Vault)” and can be heard harmonizing on the previous track “We Were Happy (From the Vault)”. As if two doses of their beautifully blended voices weren’t enough, the superstars also shared their love for each other and these collaborations on their socials.
In her Instagram post last week (seen above) that previewed the album’s track-list, Swift made sure to highlight her appreciation for Urban’s music, his long-time support of her, and his involvement in the new project. She shared, “I’m really honored that @KeithUrban is a part of this project, duetting on That’s When and singing harmonies on We Were Happy. I was his opening act during the Fearless album era and his music has inspired me endlessly.”
As the album was officially released on Friday, April 9th, Urban shared a throwback (seen above) of the two on stage together, adding “I hadn’t heard our voice together since sitting in with you on the 1989 tour in Toronto !!! Magic, Congrats TS – you’ve got some gems in that vault !!!! Thanks for having me join you on a couple of them.”
Swift and Urban harmonize effortlessly in their duet “That’s When”, a song about post-breakup sadness and just wanting to be back with that person. After breaking up and missing each other, they are both asking when the other one will take them back. They both know they were in the wrong when they ended things, but are on the same page when it comes to wanting to be back together. When they wake up in the morning, when it’s sunny or storming, when they’re laughing or crying, that’s when they miss each other and that’s also when they’d take the other one back. They never stopped missing one another and there’s no time that they wouldn’t take the other one back.
“That’s when, when I wake up in the morning // That’s when, when it’s Sunny or storming // Laughing, when I’m crying // And that’s when, I’ll be waiting at the front gate // That’s when, when I see your face // I’ll let you in // And, baby, that’s when’
“We Were Happy” plays the track before “That’s When” on the album. It’s a song about looking back fondly on a past relationship and remembering all the good times and happiness they shared. Even though it ended a while ago, there’s nothing bad to say about it, just that they were truly happy together for a while.
“When it was good, baby // It was good baby // We showed ‘em all up // No one could touch the way we // Laughed in the dark // Talking ‘bout your daddy’s farm // We were gonna buy someday // And we were happy”
This record is an incredible project with 27 tracks including Taylor’s Version of songs that we know and love as well as new, previously unreleased songs “From The Vault”.
In addition to Urban’s part on the project, fellow country star Maren Morris also joined Swift on the pre-release single “You All Over Me” (From the Vault). Check out more from the full project here.
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