Taylor Swift made her first performing look on a rustic awards show since 2013 with an look on Wednesday evening’s Academy of Country Music Awards, singing “Betty,” a track from her current “Folklore” album.
CBS posted a clip of the efficiency on social media (under), though the total track in all probability gained’t be formally posted till after the show has aired with a three-hour tape delay on the west coast.
The efficiency had Swift returning to her roots by performing alone on a stool with an acoustic guitar, accompanied solely by a harmonica participant.
It was billed as coming reside from the stage of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, however at first, with Swift being lit by easy entrance and rear spotlights, the placement of the efficiency was unclear; on the finish, the stage lights did come as much as reveal she was on the Opry stage. Like many of the performances through the telecast, nevertheless, it appeared to have been recorded earlier, as presenter Darius Rucker instantly appeared at middle stage on the conclusion of the track.
“Betty” is the one track on “Folklore” that harks again in fashion to early Swift nation hits like “Love Story,” full with a teen romance, now painted as a nostalgic multi-character narrative as an alternative of first-person expertise.