Taylor Swift has wrapped the first US leg for her blockbuster Eras Tour.
Each night, she did an acoustic set with two surprise songs that were unlikely to be repeated.
Swift performed "New Romantics" and "New Year's Day" for her sixth and final show in Los Angeles.
Swift performed her debut single from "Taylor Swift" on the tour's opening night in Glendale, Arizona.
"Mirrorball," one of the highlights from 2020's "Folklore," is a song that explores Swift's role as an entertainer.
"This Is Me Trying"
"This Is Me Trying" was partially inspired by people who struggle with addiction and mental illness.
"State of Grace"
"Red (Taylor's Version)" also includes an acoustic version of "State of Grace," the album's opening track.
Swift dedicated her first surprise song in Las Vegas to her opening act, beabadoobee, who'd said she wanted to hear "Our Song."
Swift played "Our Song" for a second time on August 4 in Los Angeles.
"Snow on the Beach (feat. Lana Del Rey)"
Swift performed her sole "Midnights" duet to celebrate the release of Lana Del Rey's new album, "Did You Know That There's a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd."
"I just think that she's the best we have," Swift told the crowd. "I think we need to make it a priority as a group to buy, stream and support this album."
"Cowboy Like Me"
Swift welcomed Marcus Mumford to the stage to sing their "Evermore" duet.
Swift performed a stripped rendition of "White Horse" on the piano. It was originally released as the second single from "Fearless."
"Sad Beautiful Tragic"
Swift selected "Sad Beautiful Tragic," a deep cut from "Red," as her first surprise song in Arlington, Texas.
"I love this one," Swift told the crowd, according to fans. "When I love a song I don't care what anyone says."
"Ours" became just the second song from "Speak Now" that Swift performed on the Eras Tour.
"Death by a Thousand Cuts"
Swift previously performed an acoustic rendition of "Death by a Thousand Cuts" during a Paris concert in 2019 to celebrate the release of "Lover."
During her Texas performance, she messed up the bridge, leading her to break tradition and promise she'll "do it again on the tour."
True to her word, Swift played the song again on August 5 in Los Angeles.
"Clean," cowritten by Imogen Heap, is a fan-favorite track from her classic pop album, "1989." It was requested by Gracie Abrams, one of Swift's opening acts in Texas.
After fans expressed disappointment on TikTok that "Clean" wouldn't be repeated, Swift renewed hope with a comment that said, "I think I could probably have done it better in a higher key so that's technically a mess up."
She performed the song again two months later in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
"Jump Then Fall"
Swift told the Texas crowd that she "fell in love" with this "Fearless" deluxe track while rerecording her sophomore album.
"The Lucky One"
Swift introduced "The Lucky One" as a song "about how horrible being famous is."
Swift chose the title track from her third album as the first surprise song in Tampa, Florida.
She introduced the song by telling the crowd that she'd be "thinking a lot" about the album recently, possibly hinting at the imminent arrival of "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)."
Swift performed the "Red" power ballad on the piano, possibly for the first time ever.
"The Great War"
Swift brought out Aaron Dessner, whom she described as her "collaborative soulmate," to perform a duet during her second show in Tampa.
Dessner, a member of the band The National, acted as Swift's primary collaborator on the sister albums "Folklore" and "Evermore." He also coproduced three tracks on Swift's "Midnights (3am Edition)," including "The Great War."
"You're On Your Own, Kid"
"You're On Your Own, Kid" became the third "Midnights" track to be chosen as a surprise song on the Eras Tour.
She told the crowd that if a surprise song is from her latest album, "I can do it however many times I want," adding, "I'm feeling very Midnights-y."
Indeed, Swift performed the song for a second time on August 5 in Los Angeles.
Swift brought out Dessner once again in Tampa to perform "Mad Woman" on the piano.
While speaking to the crowd, Swift introduced the "Speak Now" single as "something that you would know and scream along with."
"You're Not Sorry"
Swift said "You're Not Sorry" is another song she "fell in love with" while rerecording "Fearless."
Swift told the crowd in Houston, Texas that "Wonderland" is a "twisted" take on Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland."
"A Place In This World"
Swift said onstage that she wrote "A Place in This World" for her debut album when she was 13 years old, "but I think I relate to it more now 20 years later."
"Today Was a Fairytale"
Swift originally wrote "Today Was a Fairytale" for the 2010 film "Valentine's Day," in which she costarred with her then-boyfriend, Taylor Lautner.
Swift has described the original "Red" album closer as an "epiphany" and a "rebirth."
"Cold As You"
"The Other Side of the Door"
Swift performed the "Fearless" deep cut for the first time ever during the tour's first stop in Atlanta, Georgia.
Swift debuted her live version of "Coney Island" in honor of The National.
That same day, the band released their ninth studio album, "First Two Pages of Frankenstein," which includes another duet with Swift, titled "The Alcott."
"This band has influenced me beyond my ability to verbalize how much they've influenced me — just lyrically, their ability to set a scene, their ability to tell a story," Swift said onstage, per Spin magazine.
Swift performed "High Fidelity" in Atlanta on April 29.
The song includes the cryptic lyric, "Do you really wanna know where I was April 29?"
"Gorgeous" became the first surprise song to be selected from "Reputation."
"I Bet You Think About Me"
"I Bet You Think About Me" became the first vault track from "Red (Taylor's Version)" to be performed as a surprise song on the Eras Tour.
Swift told the crowd that she was inspired to sing the country-pop single when she was still awake at 3 a.m. the previous night.
"How You Get the Girl"
"'How You Get the Girl' is a song that I wrote about how you get the girl back if you ruined the relationship somehow and she won't talk to you anymore," Swift told Audacy in 2014.
Swift performed the fan-favorite "Speak Now" single after surprising Nashville concertgoers with the announcement of "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)."
"Teardrops on My Guitar"
Swift wrote "Teardrops on My Guitar" while attending Hendersonville High School in Tennessee.
"Out of the Woods"
Swift promised she'll perform "Out of the Woods" again on the Eras Tour after she stumbled over the song's bridge.
Swift dedicated "Fifteen" to her "beautiful, redheaded high-school best friend," Abigail Anderson Berard, who was in attendance at the show.
She also tweaked the lyrics in the bridge to reflect their growth: "Abigail gave everything she had to a boy who changed his mind / And we both cried / But that's alright."
"Would've, Could've, Should've"
Dessner made another surprise cameo to perform "Would've, Could've, Should've," which Insider previously named the No. 1 best song of 2022.
Swift described the "Midnights" bonus track as "one of our favorite songs we've done together."
Swift introduced "Mine" as a sort of precursor to "Folklore."
"I talk a lot about how 'Folklore' was the first time I was writing in characters and stuff, but actually 'Speak Now,' I was inventing scenarios that definitely weren't happening in my life," she said onstage.
Swift said she relates to "Speak Now" more as an adult, describing her songwriting process at the time as "cinematic" and using a lyric from "Mine" as an example: "There's a drawer of my things at your place."
"Those are things that I was not partaking in at 18 and 19 when I wrote these songs, but it's been such a privilege and such a treat to go back and rerecord them," she continued. "It's really crazy to go back and listen to these songs that at the time were fantasy but now feel really relatable to me."
Before performing "Gold Rush" as the first surprise song in Philadelphia, Swift clarified an oft-debated lyric: "I see me padding across your wooden floors / With my Eagles T-shirt hanging from the door."
"I saw some people wondering if it was the band the Eagles or the team the Eagles," Swift told the crowd. "And I love the band the Eagles, but guys, like, come on, I'm from Philly. Of course it's the team."
Swift grew up in West Reading, Pennsylvania before she relocated to Nashville as a teenager.
"Come Back...Be Here"
Swift performed the "Red" deluxe track in honor of her opener and friend, Phoebe Bridgers.
"I take requests if they are polite and decently worded," she told the crowd.
"Forever & Always"
Insider previously ranked "Forever & Always" as Swift's 12th-best breakup song of all time.
"This Love" is one of two songs from "1989" that Swift has rerecorded and released ahead of "1989 (Taylor's Version)," which has yet to be announced.
"The Best Day"
Swift performed "The Best Day" on Mother's Day. The "Fearless" cut was inspired by her own mom, Andrea.
"Should've Said No"
Swift performed the fan-favorite single from her debut album as the first surprise song in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
Swift introduced "Better Man" as a song that "narrowly" missed the cut for the original "Red" tracklist.
Swift told the crowd that she wrote "Invisible" when she was 13 years old.
Swift told fans that "Question...?" brings up "a lot of happy memories."
"I've just never been this happy in my life in all aspects of my life, ever before," she said onstage. "My life finally feels like it makes sense."
"I Think He Knows"
Swift introduced "I Think He Knows" as a song that was "just so fun to make."
Swift was forced to perform "Red," her second surprise song of the night, on guitar instead of piano due to water damage from the night before.
Swift brought out Jack Antonoff, "Reputation" producer and New Jersey native, to perform her first surprise song in East Rutherford.
"Maroon" is one of several songs in Swift's discography that mention New Jersey's next-door neighbor ("And I chose you / The one I was dancing with in New York").
Swift performed the "Midnights" track for a second time on August 3 at SoFi Stadium.
In the first verse of "Holy Ground," Swift sings, "I was reminiscing just the other day / While having coffee all alone, and Lord, it took me away / Back to a first-glance feeling on New York time."
Swift previously performed "False God," which references both New York City and its West Village, on "Saturday Night Live" in 2019.
"Welcome to New York"
During Swift's final concert in East Rutherford, she played "Welcome to New York" on guitar, calling the choice "self-explanatory."
For her second song, Swift performed "Clean" on piano, which she previously sang in Texas.
"I didn't really mess this one up badly or embarrassingly, but I did play it before, and I thought I could've done it in a higher key," she told the crowd. "This is a song that I felt like, just based on what I've seen from you guys, that you might want to hear."
"I Wish You Would"
While playing the "1989" deep cut in Chicago, Illinois, Swift exclaimed, "Oh my God, you know it!" as the crowd sang along.
Although "The Lakes" was inspired by the Lake District in the UK, Swift played the deluxe song from "Folklore" at Soldier Field, which is located along the shore of Lake Michigan.
"You All Over Me"
Swift brought out Maren Morris during the second night in Chicago for the first-ever live performance of the "Fearless (Taylor's Version)" vault track.
"I Don't Wanna Live Forever"
Swift played another duet for the second night in Chicago, but she performed the song sans Zayn Malik.
"Hits Different" is a "Midnights"deluxe track, but was originally only available on the Target-exclusive lavender CD. It was finally added to streaming services on May 26 as part of "Midnights (The Til Dawn Edition)."
"I don't know if you'll know this one, it's kinda new. But we'll see," Swift told the Chicago crowd.
"The Moment I Knew"
Although "The Moment I Knew" was first released on the deluxe edition of "Red" in 2012, Swift had never performed the song live until the Eras Tour.
Swift performed "Haunted" for her first surprise song in Detroit, Michigan, ahead of the "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)" release on July 7.
"I Almost Do"
In the "Red" liner notes, this song's secret message said, "Wrote this instead of calling."
"All You Had to Do Was Stay"
"I really don't think I've ever played this acoustic, but I love this song so much," Swift said while introducing the fifth track on "1989."
"Mr. Perfectly Fine"
Swift delivered the live debut of "Mr. Perfectly Fine" during night one in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
"The Last Time"
The "Red" ballad was cowritten by Gary Lightbody, the frontman of alt-rock band Snow Patrol.
Swift told the Pittsburgh crowd that she's always wanted to play "Seven" in her home state. The song includes the lyric, "But I, I was high in the sky / With Pennsylvania under me."
"The Story of Us"
Before playing the "Speak Now" single, Swift said her fans have been "dreamboats" about her rerecording process and thanked them for being "supportive."
Swift performed the "Lover" deep cut in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
"If This Was a Movie"
"If This Was a Movie" was originally included as a deluxe track on "Speak Now," but Swift excluded "If This Was a Movie (Taylor's Version)" from the rerecorded tracklist. Instead, it was released as a standalone track with the "Fearless (Taylor's Version)" cover art.
Before introducing "Dear John," Swift asked fans not to use "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)" as an excuse to cyberbully her exes.
"I'm 33 years old. I don't care about anything that happened to me when I was 19," she said. "I'm not putting this album out so you can go on the internet and defend me against someone you think I wrote a song about 14 million years ago."
The "Lover" closer was the final surprise song in Minneapolis.
"I'm Only Me When I'm With You"
Swift described this debut track as "kind of a perfect jumping vibe" while onstage.
The studio version of "Evermore" is a duet with Bon Iver.
Swift brought out Dessner again to perform "Ivy" in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is the musician's hometown.
"Call It What You Want"
In addition to "Ivy" and "Call It What You Want," Swift also performed "I Miss You, I'm Sorry" with Gracie Abrams during night two in Cincinnati.
"Never Grow Up"
Swift said her first show in Kansas City, Missouri was an "album release party" for "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)," which was released earlier that day.
In addition to her two surprise songs, Swift debuted the music video for "I Can See You" and added "Long Live" to the setlist.
"When Emma Falls In Love"
"When Emma Falls In Love" is one of the six vault tracks that Swift added to "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)." Many fans believe it was inspired by her close friend, Emma Stone.
In the "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)" prologue, which can be found in physical copies of the album, Swift described "Last Kiss" as "the saddest song I've ever written."
She messed up the lyrics while performing the ballad, meaning she will likely play it again during the Eras Tour.
The titular subject of "Dorothea" may have been inspired by Dorothy from "The Wizard of Oz," making it fitting surprise song for Kansas City ("I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore," she says in the film).
"Picture to Burn"
Swift played the debut-era single for the first time in 13 years during night one in Denver, Colorado.
Swift delivered the first-ever live performance of "Timeless," the closing track on "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)."
The deep cut from "Red" was inspired an old photo Swift saw of Ethel and Robert Kennedy as teenagers.
"Back to December"
Taylor Lautner has confirmed that his teenage relationship with Swift inspired the breakup ballad.
"This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things"
The cheeky kiss-off was previously used as the closing song on the Reputation Stadium Tour.
"Everything Has Changed"
The studio version of "Everything Has Changed" is a duet with Swift's close friend Ed Sheeran.
"Message in a Bottle"
Swift played the "Red" vault track during her second Eras Tour stop in Seattle.
"Tied Together With a Smile"
In 2007, Swift told Entertainment Weekly that "Tied Together With a Smile" was inspired by "a gorgeous, popular girl in high school" who had an eating disorder.
"Right Where You Left Me"
Swift brought out Dessner once again for the live debut of the "Evermore" deluxe track.
"This is one of the wordiest songs. I have been rehearsing this for weeks, OK? And I've never, ever gotten it 100% right," she told the crowd.
In fact, Swift did stumble over the lyrics in the bridge and stopped the song to laugh.
"Castles Crumbling" is a duet with Hayley Williams that was released with "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)."
"Stay Stay Stay"
Swift hadn't performed the upbeat love song since the Red Tour.
"All of the Girls You Loved Before"
Swift released "All of the Girls You Loved Before," originally cut from "Lover," as a standalone song after a leaked demo went viral on TikTok.
"I Can See You"
In addition to her second performance of "Maroon," Swift delivered the live debut of "I Can See You" during her first of six shows in Los Angeles.
"You Are in Love"
In addition to her second performance of "Our Song," Swift played "You Are in Love" on the piano during night two at SoFi Stadium.
The "1989" bonus track was inspired by her friends Jack Antonoff and Lena Dunham, who were in a relationship when the album was written.
"Dress" was a setlist staple during the Reputation Stadium Tour. Each night, Swift would dedicate the song to Loie Fuller, a gay woman and pioneer of modern dance in the early 20th century.
While introducing "Dress" during the Eras Tour in Los Angeles, Swift said she misses playing it live.
Swift performed "Exile," a duet with Bon Iver, by herself on the piano.
"I Know Places"
"I Know Places" was previously a fixture on the setlist for the 1989 World Tour.
"King of My Heart"
For the penultimate show on the first US leg, Swift broke out a rare "Reputation" track on the piano.
Swift performed the fan-favorite deluxe track from "1989" just after announcing the forthcoming release of "1989 (Taylor's Version)."
"New Year's Day"
The closing track on "Reputation" was the final surprise song on the Eras Tour's first US leg.
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