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Hear Taylor Swift’s new song “Carolina” in trailer for ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’

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Taylor Swift is back at it, writing an original song for a high-profile movie.

She’s written and recorded the song “Carolina” for the movie version of the best-selling book Where the Crawdads Sing, which is being produced by Reese Witherspoon.  You can hear bits of the haunting song in the newly released trailer for the film.

On Instagram, Taylor writes, “Where The Crawdads Sing is a book I got absolutely lost in when I read it years ago. As soon as I heard there was a film in the works starring the incredible @daisyedgarjones and produced by the brilliant @reesewitherspoon, I knew I wanted to be a part of it from the musical side.”

Taylor continues, “I wrote the song ‘Carolina’ alone and asked my friend @aarondessner to produce it. I wanted to create something haunting and ethereal to match this mesmerizing story. You’ll hear it fully soon, but for now check out the @crawdadsmovie trailer for a clip!”

The film, in theaters July 15, is about a girl named Kya who grows up alone in the marshes of North Carolina, and then becomes embroiled in a murder mystery.

Other movies Taylor’s written songs for include CATS, The Hunger Games, Fifty Shades Darker and One Chance.  She’s also given previously written songs to the movies Valentine’s Day and Hannah Montana: The Movie.

 

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