Taylor Swift He hit the stage for the first time in 3 years on Friday night to kick off his highly anticipated Eras Tour … and he blew the house down!!!
The pop star welcomed thousands of screaming fans to her sold-out show at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
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It was a BIG moment for Taylor, whose recent tour following the release of her album “Beloved” was disrupted by the COVID pandemic.
Taylor addressed the issue about an hour into her speech, telling the crowd, “Is it just me or do we have a lot to catch up on? I haven’t been on tour for a long time.”
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He continued, “I can’t even begin to understand how much I miss you… because words can’t put it into words.”
At another point, Taylor admitted that she was “really overwhelmed and trying to hold it together all night.”
The emotional moments were just some of the highlights during Taylor’s more than three-hour performance, during which she performed 44 songs from her 10 hit albums.
She has recorded “You Belong With Me”, “Shake It Off”, “Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince”, “Cruel Summer”, “Are You Ready?”, “Gentle, “Willow”, “Fearless”, “Magic” and ” Midnight Rain”.
Of course, Taylor has gone through a number of wardrobe changes to reflect the many changes she’s gone through over the years. As he closed out “Blank Space,” there were many dancers around him, flashing and riding Tron-like light cycles. Taylor and Co. also famously channeled the Rockettes with high kicks during “22.”
The stage itself extended all the way to the back of the stadium, with artwork that included a golden version of the booth featured in the video for “Cardigan”. There were also movie images projected on the Jumbotron backstage.
Taylor is definitely back in action. What a night!!