Taylor Swift has released a new concert film which was recorded in upstate New York.
The 30-year-old singer-songwriter released “Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions” on Disney + on Wednesday, just a day after announcing the project based on her latest album, “Folklore.” The documentary and music feature special performances of 17 tracks from the Grammy-nominated album, including hits “Betty” and “Cardigan”.
According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, “Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions” was recorded at Long Pond Studio, located in the Hudson Valley, in September. The studio is owned by Aaron Dessner of The National, who collaborated with Swift on the album and appears in the movie with Pleasure Jack Antonoff. and the fame of the stands.
“There is something about the utter, utter uncertainty of life,” Swift says in the film’s trailer. “If we’re going to recalibrate everything, we’ve got to start with what we love the most.”
Decider reports that Swift didn’t record the album at the studio, but used it to perform intimate, clean-cut versions of songs from the film’s album. The cabin-shaped studio, located in a renovated old farmhouse near Hudson in Columbia County, was also used by The National, Fleet Foxes and Bon Iver.
In addition to entertaining fans for a year without concerts due to the coronavirus pandemic, the documentary film also revealed details about the recording process and the inspiration for his songs. Billboard reports that Swift even confirms in the document that William Bowery, credited on the songs “Exile” and “Betty,” is in fact a pseudonym for her longtime boyfriend, actor Joe Alwyn.
“Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions” is currently airing on Disney Plus. The live album is also available for purchase and on music services like Apple Music and Spotify.