10 Things We Learned From Taylor Swift & Brendon Urie's Instagram Live
Taylor Swift has revealed these things about "ME!"
Following the release of her new song “ME!” and its accompanying music video, Taylor Swift and Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie--who features on the new single--did an Instagram Live dishing about the brand-new song. Here are some of the biggest reveals they shared, as compiled by BuzzFeed:
- Taylor wrote the first verse and chorus and then decided it should be a duet."As soon I thought of the chorus melody, and we were working on what it was going to be, I was like, 'This is definitely a duet because it feels like you would want both sides,’” Swift revealed.
- She personally called Urie, who she thought would be perfect for the song."From the moment you called me and showed me the song, I couldn't get it out of my head," Urie recalled.
- When Urie came in, he was super sick."I woke up with a 105 fever,” Urie shared. “It was terrifying. I didn't have a voice."
- Urie said his mood changed when he met Swift.Despite feeling like crap, Swift revealed, "He comes in and starts singing, 'Girl, there ain't no 'I' in team!"
- Swift came up with the idea to spell during the song."We wanted it to be something playful,” Swift said. “We didn't want it to take itself seriously at all.”
- The kitten that was brought in didn't have a home.Swift fell in love with the kitten and adopted him. He is now named Benjamin Button.
- In the music video, the rooftop scene with Urie is a reference to Taylor's "Welcome to New York.”Specifically, the lyric "Kaleidoscope of loud heartbeats under coats."
- There are more Easter eggs/clues that people haven't gotten."There was a huge shoutout out the window in the first hallway scene of me walking,” Swift explained.
- There is more in the video that hasn't been noticed yet.Swift confirmed, "The biggest Easter egg of this entire thing--it's literally the most obvious one I put in the video and no one has guessed it yet."
- Urie and Swift will be performing together at the Billboard Music Awards!"We should probably get back to rehearsals. There's whole new skills we have to learn for this."