In a surprising revelation, global superstar Taylor Swift has expressed her love for Scotland, describing it as a “really special place.” The Grammy-winning artist, who is set to perform three highly anticipated gigs at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium next year as part of her Eras Tour, recently opened up about her Scottish heritage and her plans to explore the country after the tour concludes.
During her 2015 concert at the Glasgow Hydro, Swift, 33, delighted her Scottish fans by disclosing her familial connections to the region. It was then discovered that she had ancestral links to none other than William the Lion, adding an extra layer of historical significance to her Scottish lineage.
Speaking about her roots, Swift shared, “Scotland is a really special place for me – last time I was there, the crowd was amazing, and I felt like we really connected.” The talented singer-songwriter went on to reveal that her father, Scott, 71, takes immense pride in their Scottish heritage and informed her that a significant portion of their family history can be traced back to Scotland. Naturally, Swift expressed her excitement and gratitude for the opportunity to perform in the country that holds such personal significance for her.
Swift’s affinity for Scotland has been evident throughout her career. During her 2015 Glasgow gig, she proudly showcased her tartan heart, informing the crowd that her father had sent her an email before the show, urging her to let everyone know about their Scottish roots.
As anticipation builds for her upcoming performances in Edinburgh, fans can expect Swift to bring her signature energy and passion to the stage, further solidifying her connection with the Scottish audience. With her deep appreciation for the country’s rich history and her own ancestral ties, it is certain to be a memorable experience for both the artist and her fans.
Beyond her professional commitments, Swift intends to take some time off after the tour to immerse herself in the beauty and culture of Scotland. It seems that the country has truly captured her heart, and she is eager to explore the land of her ancestors.
As Taylor Swift prepares to grace the stage in Edinburgh, her love for Scotland serves as a testament to the enduring bond between artists and their roots. Her heartfelt connection with the country and its people promises to make her performances all the more remarkable, leaving her Scottish fans eagerly awaiting her arrival on the grand stage of Murrayfield Stadium.