Listen up, fellow Swifties! Taylor Swift Day may be in December, but let me tell you, a real Swiftie celebrates this queen every single day of the year. And guess what? The goddess of pop herself has just dropped the bombshell that she’s hitting up the UK with not one, not two, but FIVE mind-blowing concert dates! Now, for all you undecided souls out there who haven’t made up your minds yet, buckle up because we’re about to lay down 8 undeniable reasons why attending Taylor Swift’s London concert is an absolute no-brainer. Get ready for a wild ride of music, magic, and a lot of Taylor Swift that’ll leave you screaming, “I knew I had to be there!”
1. Taylor Swift changed the music industry for good
Taylor Swift has set her sights on London’s Wembley Stadium for an unprecedented 5-night performance next year, solidifying her influence on the music industry. Despite facing challenges with her master recordings, Taylor’s re-recordings propelled her to become the highest-paid female artist of 2021, according to Rolling Stone. Moreover, she continues to advocate for artists’ rights, sparking important discussions about intellectual property and ethics in the music industry.
2. Taylor owns her power
It’s no secret that Taylor has had a rough time in the music industry, from feuds with Kanye West to losing the rights to her previous music. However, in the face of all adversity, Taylor Swift keeps coming back stronger and stronger. The artist has repeatedly reclaimed and owned her power, not only for herself but for what she stands for.
3. Her music is enchanting in every genre
Although we have heard Taylor sing in almost every music genre, there is one you didn’t know you wanted but needed. Can you guess which one? Let us paint you the picture!
Imagine yourself arriving at an enchanted venue in your best outfit. As you sit, you see yourself surrounded by hundreds of sparkling candles. The ambience is warm and relaxing just like a Cardigan. Then, a string quartet begins to play Love Story, followed by some of your favourites: All Too Well, Invisible String, Lover, and many more.
Never in your Wildest Dreams did you think an evening hearing Taylor Swift’s fan favourites in a classical repertoire could be so magical. If we left you craving for more you can Shake It Off with Candlelight’s Tribute to Taylor Swift here!
4. She’s the queen of breakup songs
Taylor Swift’s breakup songs are unparalleled. While breakup songs have existed for years, Taylor brought a fresh and intimate approach to storytelling. Through clever bridges and subtle references to her past relationships, she captivates listeners with her ability to connect emotionally. Notably, songs like “Dear John” and “Styles” directly reference her former boyfriends, John Mayer and Harry Styles.
5. She’s playing 5 five nights in London
OMG, the gods have spoken! Taylor Swift will grace London’s Wembley Stadium for five consecutive nights in 2024. Fans can anticipate a spectacle of music, emotions, and unforgettable performances as Taylor brings her signature style and charisma to one of the world’s most iconic venues. If you want to learn more about which dates and special surprises, check out all the info here!
6. She’s turned pop into a multiplayer puzzle
Taylor Swift has transformed pop music into an engaging and interactive experience. Through the use of hidden clues and Easter eggs, she has turned her artistry into a game for fans to decipher. From dissecting her lyrics to unveiling the real-life moments behind her songs, Taylor’s engagement with her audience has made her a pioneer in creating a multi-layered puzzle within her pop music.
7. She’s a musical chameleon
Throughout Taylor’s 16-year musical career, she has seamlessly transitioned from genre to genre. A feat few musicians can accomplish, let alone succeed at. Her success is due to the nature of her songwriting — and our constant replay of her latest album. Guilty!😬
It’s because Taylor’s lyrics have always felt so personal, yet relatable, that fans have constantly clung to her music over the years. Her constant evolution, both in music and image, has led her to continue to flourish well past most artists’ peaks. And this is what makes her so effortlessly timeless.
8. She’s one of the most promising songwriters of her generation
Recognized as one of the most promising songwriters of her generation, Taylor Swift’s evolution shines through her twelve studio albums. From her self-written second album, Speak Now, to her latest release, Midnights, she demonstrates her growth and vulnerability as a songwriter. By delving into personal experiences, her lyrics address themes such as insecurities and self-reflection, making her super relatable.
If you made it this far: congratulations you don’t need any more excuses to not go to Taylor’s concert. And if you still don’t admit it, you clearly made it this far anyway, so our job is done