Taylor Swift surprises fans with new song, 'Carolina'

Taylor Swift surprises fans with new song, 'Carolina'

The Grammy Award-winning singer released the song on Friday and spoke about the inspiration behind it. 

Taylor Swift Çarolina
Taylor Swift Çarolina/ Instagram

New music alert!

Taylor Swift has released new music which dropped on Thursday at midnight in USA. 

'Carolina' is the theme song for the upcoming Sony Pictures film, 'Where The Crawdads Sing'. The film hits theaters on July 15.

Swift revealed on Twitter that she wrote the song "alone in the middle of the night". She worked alongside Aaron Dessner.

She went on to explain the story behind the song. 

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The 'I Knew You Were Trouble' star says the song describes the story of a lonely girl who was curious. 

"About a year and half ago I wrote a song about an incredible story, the story of a girl who always lived on the outside, looking in. Figuratively and literally. The juxtaposition of her loneliness and independence. Her longing and her stillness. Her curiosity and fear, all tangled up. Her persisting gentleness… and the world’s betrayal of it," she wrote on Instagram.  

"I wrote this one alone in the middle of the night and then @aarondessner and I meticulously worked on a sound that we felt would be authentic to the moment in time when this story takes place. 

"I made a wish that one day you would hear it. ‘Carolina’ is out now," she wrote on Instagram. 

Video footage of the song features 'Where The Crawdads Sing' star Daisy Edgar-Jones.

Check it out below. 

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Image courtesy of Instagram.

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