Is the Lead Singer of Jack Leopards & The Dolphin Club Related to Taylor Swift? Many Think So

by Jeremy Spirogis
Taylor Swift at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 05, 2020.

Say what you need about Taylor Swift, however she actually holds her personal as a songwriter and as an evil mastermind. Well, perhaps not evil, however Swift has outsmarted Scooter Braun with the assistance of Killing Eve, if her followers are appropriate. The present used a canopy of her track, “Look What You Made Me Do,” and plenty of suppose it not solely is a plot from Swift, however that Swift’s brother is the singer on the quilt.

Taylor Swift at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 05, 2020.
Taylor Swift on the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 05, 2020 | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

‘Killing Eve’ used a canopy of Taylor Swift’s track

On May 24, Swift posted on her Twitter and Instagram story about Killing Eve’s use of her lead single from her last album, Reputation. “VERY STOKED about this cowl of lwymmd on @KillingEve by Jack leopards & the dolphin membership!!” she tweeted. 

The model is heard through the credit for the favored present, which stars Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer. It’s a stripped-down, slower rendition of Swift’s unique model of “Look What You Made Me Do.” The cowl matches the vibes of Killing Eve completely, so it could make sense that the present selected that model of the track.

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However, that’s the one cowl or track Jack Leopards & The Dolphin Club have ever launched. In reality, that band appeared to pop up, just about out of nowhere, with no different credentials or songs underneath their belt. How did this band land such a noteworthy gig and a shoutout from Swift?

Because they’re allegedly pretend. 

Jack Leopard & The Dolphin Club is Swift’s creation

There are so many clues that Swift is behind the band, with their restricted discography considered one of them. But one other is the truth that Spotify lists Jack Antonoff and Nils Sjöberg because the producers on this particular cowl, Elle reported. Antonoff is of The Bleachers fame, and has produced and written with Swift quite a few occasions all through the years. Sjöberg is a little more elusive, however that’s as a result of it’s a pseudonym Swift has used previously for herself. It additionally seems on the track credit for “This Is What You Came For,” by Swift’s ex, Calvin Harris. 

There’s actually no denying that this band is Swift’s creation at this level. But why did she go to those lengths to create a band to do a canopy of her personal track, when she may have performed it herself? Or gone public with the brand new band?

Well, as a result of it was a sneaky method to get again at Scooter Braun with out outwardly getting again at Braun. Last July, Braun purchased all of Swift’s masters as the brand new proprietor of Big Machine Records for $300 million. Swift known as this her “worst-case scenario” as a result of a person who allegedly bullied her now owns the rights to all of her earlier albums, minus Lover.

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She additionally claims they gained’t promote them again to her with out involving her in one other contract. Which will not be what she needs and would take away her energy as an artist who needs to personal her personal music. Since Reputation is owned by Big Machine nonetheless, this cowl isn’t. So utilizing it for Killing Eve is a method to make use of mentioned track, however not contain Braun’s new file label. 

Fans are satisfied that Swift’s brother, Austin, is the singer on the track

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And to make issues higher, there are clues throughout the title of the band that connects to Swift, should you weren’t already satisfied. From Antonoff’s title used within the band’s title to Swift’s continued love of dolphins, it checks out.

Fans are additionally satisfied that Swift’s brother, Austin Swift, is the singer on the quilt. Back in February, The Daily Mail reported that Taylor Swift requested Phoebe Waller-Bridge to incorporate Austin on the Killing Eve soundtrack for Season 3. Swift loves the present, and each her and Waller-Bridge appeared on Saturday Night Live collectively this previous yr. And Waller-Bridge — star and author of Fleabag — is an government producer on Killing Eve.

It all simply provides up too completely for it to not be Austin Swift on the track. And if it’s all part of Taylor Swift’s masterplan, it provides followers another reason to like her. 

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