Zubin Thakkar, Mendes' guitarist and engineer, stated on Instagram that Mendes recorded his vocals just one week before the remix's release while touring in Brisbane, Australia and New Zealand for Shawn Mendes: The Tour. The song was written by Mendes, Cabello, Charli XCX, Ali Tamposi, Jack Patterson, and its producers Andrew Watt, Benny Blanco, and Cashmere Cat. As the fifth track on her seventh studio album Lover (2019), the song was written and produced by Swift and Jack Antonoff. It was speculated that the new album would have a butterfly/and or mermaid theme, much like the opposite of, On April 13, she changed her layouts/website and left a cryptic April 26 date, which the fans suspected would be the release date of. Lover  Lauren Huff of Entertainment Weekly described the video as "so romantic", and said it "features a more muted color palette" than the video for "You Need to Calm Down". Brittany Vincent of MTV called the remix "a beautiful anthem that expands upon the original, with Shawn giving it his own flavor, complete with rewritten lyrics and plenty of falsetto. For a full list of merchandise and their pages, visit Lover/Merchandise. Lover is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. A child receives a snow globe as a gift on a Christmas day; the video focuses on the house inside the snow globe. Taylor Swift, Joel Little,Jack Antonoff, Frank Dukes, Louis Bell and now it doesn’t have that stupid line named ”Hey kids, spelling is fun”. As the second track on the album, it was recorded in 2018 at Electric Lady Studios, New York City. . , A live version of the song, titled "Lover (Live From Paris)", recorded at Swift's one-off City of Lover concert in Paris in 2019 was released on digital music platforms after the premiere of the concert film on television on May 17, 2020. 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The cover has been described as a "raucous" rock, pop rock and arena rock power ballad duet, with electric guitars, keyboard chords and big drums, as opposed to the original's folk sound, booming snare and "strummy" structure.. at the Disco was released on April 26, 2019. "Lover" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, becoming Swift's record-tying fourth nomination in the category, following "You Belong with Me" (2010), "Shake It Off" (2015) and "Blank Space" (2016).  Hindustan Times wrote that the song "is rather slow and more of a romantic melody" and said the lyrics "make it seem like the song is an ode to someone". It was released on August 16, 2019. For the lyrics, she conceived "Blank Space" as a satirical self-referential nod to her reputation as a flirtatious woman with a series of romantic attachments, which blemished her once wholesome girl next door image. It just kind of happened immediately. Another track referenced is "Afterglow", the title of which is spelled out on a Scrabble board. An accompanying lyric video was released on June 14, 2019. Producer(s)  She further explained: I think that's a really beautiful thing when people choose to spend their life together. He has since released three studio albums, headlined three world tours, and received several awards. The song received universal acclaim from music critics, who praised its nostalgic quality and whimsical lyricism. 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"Stitches" is the first song by Mendes to appear on a Billboard airplay chart, debuting at number 36 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart in June 2015, and eventually reaching number one. As the fourth track on Lover, Swift wrote and produced the song with Joel Little. It was released on August 16, 2019, through Republic Records, as the third single from the album. A live version of the song, recorded at Swift's 2019 one-off City of Lover concert in Paris, was released on May 17, 2020, following the premiere of the concert film on ABC. 1 on Billboard Hot 100", "Lizzo's 'Truth Hurts' Hits No. The video adopts a Christmas aesthetic, and follows a couple living inside a dollhouse—that has seven distinctly colored rooms—located inside a snow globe. Sometimes I like to imagine a bridge as like a sort of fairy-tale lullaby fable expanding upon a song that has been not as detailed until that point.