Joe Alvin finally addresses Taylor Swift’s engagement rumors
This is not a folktale: Joe Alwin A Grammy winner.
Although the British star is best known for his performances Dear And the upcoming series Conversation with friendsHe became a professional lyricist during the lockdown, collaborating with his longtime girlfriend. Taylor Swift On his album Folklore And Always. And when Folklore Won the best album of the year 2020 GrammyAlvin — who co-wrote and co-produced the songs “Betty” and “Exile” under pseudonyms William Boery– Has scored a trophy.
“It was a surreal bonus to the lockdown,” he said Guardian In a new interview. “It’s an underestimation.”
Alvin explained to the outlet that he and Swift did not plan to work together, it came organically. “It wasn’t like, ‘It’s 5 o’clock, it’s time to try to write a song together,'” he shared. “It comes from hanging out on a piano, and singing badly, then being heard and saying, ‘Let’s see what happens if we get to the end of it together.'”
“I mean fun is a silly word, but it was a lot of fun,” he continued. “And it was never a work thing, or the ‘let’s try and do it because we’ll get it out’ thing. It was just like talking back to lockdown.”
And for that Grammy? As Alwyn mentioned, it was a “ridiculous bonus.”
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Swift, 32, and Alwyn, 31, are going strong Since the beginning of their relationship in 2016.