Taylor Swift’s rarity “Ronan” will be on the songlist for “Red (Taylor’s Version)”, according to the mother of the boy the pop star wrote it about.
“Ronan” was previously an iTunes-only song about a four-year-old boy named Ronan Thompson, who died of cancer.
Her mother Maya was credited as the song’s co-writer, which was inspired by her blog. Rockstar Ronan and writes from his point of view. In a new blog entry, Thompson shared part of a letter Swift sent him, telling him about his plans for “Ronan.”
“I recently finished re-recording my 4th album, ‘Red’,” Swift wrote. “It really exceeded my expectations in a lot of ways, and one of them was that I thought it would be appropriate to add ‘Ronan’ to this album. “Red” was an album of heartbreak and healing, of rage and crudity, of tragedy and trauma, and the loss of an imagined future alongside someone.
“I wrote Ronan while doing ‘Red’ and found out about your story as you told it so honestly and devastatingly. I sincerely hope that you will agree with me to have this song included in this album. As the co-author and rightful owner of this entire story, your opinion and approval of this idea really matters to me, and I will honor your wishes here.
Thompson confirmed that she gave the pop star permission to include “Ronan” in “Red (Taylor’s Version)”. “I did my best to express how much this meant to me through my tears, but there aren’t enough words in English that can ever adequately express my feelings about it,” a- she wrote, addressing her words belatedly. son.
“Taylor anchored you to this world so that you would never be lost, and now she has made sure that you will be forever safe in a new permanent home. She will once again give voice to the often speechless parents. , bereaved of the world. ‘Red (Taylor’s version)’ will be released on November 19 and on this album, there will be you.
Thompson also thanked Swift for “never forgetting Ronan” and “breaking the rules and freeing”. “You are a constant inspiration to me in many areas of my life, and there is no one in the world that I would rather have Ronan with than you,” she added.
Meanwhile, it was recently confirmed that Swift would not submit “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” to the Grammys. She will instead focus on her second album of 2020, “evermore”, in the categories concerned.