Taylor Swift Sings Incredible Stripped Version of ‘Out of the Woods’ [Watch]
Taylor Swift has gone through quite a transformation since her days singing “Tim McGraw” as a teen country star, but she can still remind us of her singer-songwriter roots when she strips down her pop hits and plays them with passion.
The artist recently performed her tune "Out of the Woods" from 1989 at the Clive Davis Theater as part of a celebration of the record-breaking attendance the Grammy museum had experienced with her exhibit.
The video has been removed from YouTube but it was shared on the 1-year anniversary of her first pop album and features Swift in a simple all-black ensemble and her trademark red lip at a baby grand piano, accompanying herself on the keys. She begins by explaining the song’s origin, about a relationship characterized by anxiety and fragility, unsure whether or not the next day could be their last as a couple.
She then breaks into the song, written with indie rocker Jack Antanoff, showing off her genuine talent and matured singing voice. The song takes on a new attitude sung softly at the piano, and fans will love the new version, seen above.
Swift is still rocking her way around the world with her 1989 Tour, which closes in the U.S. on Halloween. Country fans got a fun surprise at her show in Greensboro, N.C., on Oct. 21, when country powerhouse Miranda Lambert joined Swift onstage for a high-energy performance of “Little Red Wagon,” showing off a bit of "backyard swagger."
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