Taylor Swift released 'Wildest Dreams' for slow zoom TikTok trend

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Swift shouted out the TikTok trend in a tweet announcing "Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)," saying fans should have her version of the song.
Taylor Swift released "Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)," a re-recording of her 2014 song, on Friday.

On social media, she said she thought fans should have her version for the song's TikTok trend.

The TikTok trend uses the app's "Slow Zoom" filter, with people lip-syncing the song's bridge.

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On Friday, recording artist Taylor Swift dropped "Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)," a re-recording of the track on her 2014 album "1989." On Twitter, she linked the release to a massively viral TikTok trend around the sound, saying that she thought fans should have her version of the song.

Swift announced her plans to re-record her first six records in 2019 after Scooter Braun's Ithaca Holdings LLC acquired Nashville-based Big Machine Label LLC, which owned Swift's catalog. In November 2019, Variety reported that Braun sold those masters for over $300 million.

In April, Swift released "Fearless (Taylor's Version)," a re-recording of her second studio album "Fearless" that was released in 2008. The album also featured a slate of new, previously unreleased "From The Vault" songs. Her next full re-recorded album "Red (Taylor's Version)" is set for release in November.

In the interim, and completely by surprise, Swift released "Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)" as a single on Friday, building on the momentum of a TikTok trend that…
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