Taylor Swift has applauded Halsey‘s on/off boyfriend Yungblud for his cowl of her hit “Cardigan”.
The Brit debuted his rendition of the tune throughout a efficiency on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge collection on Tuesday (29Sep20), mixing the observe with Avril Lavigne‘s 2002 single “I’m With You”, and his highly effective interpretation caught the eye of the “Shake It Off” hitmaker, who expressed her enthusiastic approval.
“WELL this took my breath away and I’m honored to listen to Cardigan intertwined with the great @AvrilLavigne’s masterpiece I’m with you. Bravo and thanks @yungblud!!” Swift wrote on Twitter.
Responding to Swift’s help, Yungblud wrote, “Thankyou for creating such an exquisite track.”
“Cardigan” is lifted off Taylor Swift’s eight studio album “Folklore” which was launched through the lockdown. She stated it is about “a misplaced romance and why younger love is usually mounted so completely inside our reminiscences.”
The track was nominated for Song of Summer on the MTV Video Music Awards earlier this yr whereas the music video is vying for Best Visual Effects on the upcoming U.Okay. Music Video Awards. It additionally reached the top on Billboard Hot 100, marking her sixth chart-topping single within the United States.
In the identical week, “Folklore” debuted at No. 1 on Hot 200, main her to change into the primary artist ever to debut atop each Hot charts concurrently. On high of that, it broke Guinness World Record for attracting essentially the most day-one streams of an album on Spotify for a feminine artist.