In Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions,’ Did Joe Alwyn Make an Appearance?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn are seen at Zuma restaurant on October 6, 2019 in New York City.

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift launched a Disney+ live performance movie, titled Folklore: The Long Pond Sessions, on November 25, 2020. In it, she spends time together with her Folklore album co-writers, Aaron Dessner and Jack Antonoff. Was her boyfriend, actor Joe Alwyn, additionally there?

Taylor Swift started courting Joe Alwyn in 2016

Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn are seen at Zuma restaurant on October 6, 2019 in New York City.
Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn are seen at Zuma restaurant on October 6, 2019 in New York City. | Robert Kamau/GC Images

Swift and Alwyn first met in 2016. From hints in her songs, many consider that they met on the Met Gala, although Swift was courting DJ Calvin Harris on the time. At some level, after they broke up (and after her quick fling with Tom Hiddleston), she and Alwyn began seeing one another, making it official in September.

Unlike her previous relationships, Swift and Alwyn have been very secretive about their relationship. They managed to maintain it virtually fully hidden from the media till 2017. In the years since, each have kept away from talking immediately in regards to the different in interviews, although they’ve acknowledged their relationship.

She sang about him on ‘Reputation’ and ‘Lover’

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RELATED: Taylor Swift’s Most Popular Songs About Joe Alwyn From ‘Reputation,’ ‘Lover,’ and ‘Folklore’

Swift usually writes about her vital others. And Alwyn’s no exception. The first songs about him are on her 2017 album Reputation. Though hits like “Look What You Made Me Do” characteristic a revenge theme, Swift touches on her and Alwyn’s early days with songs equivalent to “Delicate” and “Gorgeous.”

In 2019, Swift launched Lover. Not solely does the album have a constant theme of — naturally — love, however most of the songs reference her and Alwyn’s relationship. The title tune, “Lover,” is, in fact, one, as are “Daylight,” “Cruel Summer,” “I Think He Knows,” “London Boy,” and extra.

Swift’s launched ‘Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions’

Much of Folklore is fictional. However, some songs comprise bits of Swift’s life. “Invisible String” contains particulars about her and Alwyn (together with that he used to work in a frozen yogurt store) and the way they had been introduced to at least one one other. And with “Peace,” she worries that her very public life could also be an excessive amount of for Alwyn.

Alwyn didn’t seem in Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions. However, Swift did point out him. She confirmed that her “Exile” co-writer William Bowery is, certainly, Alwyn, saying that her vital different wrote “the entire piano part.” “I was so entranced,” she stated of his work on the tune.

Alwyn was solely seen from the again in ‘Miss Americana’

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Folklore: The Long Pond Sessions isn’t Alwyn’s first time incomes a point out in a Swift venture. In truth, it’s not his first one in 2020. The actor isn’t talked about by title, however Swift does speak about being in a contented relationship in Miss Americana, the Netflix documentary about her previous couple of years that debuted in January 2020.

Alwyn’s additionally within the film, however solely simply barely. After Swift will get off the stage throughout her Reputation Stadium Tour, she hugs him, however he’s solely seen from the again (see the above trailer). She additionally sings “Call It What You Want” to the individual filming and mouths “I love you,” main audiences to consider it was Alwyn recording.

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