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Taylor Swift Says Fall Out Boy’s Songwriting Influenced Her “More Than Anyone Else”

Pop megastar Taylor Swift has been singing Fall Out Boy’s praises in a new interview.

It’s been six whole years since pop megastar Taylor Swift joined forces with Fall Out Boy at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show to perform My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light ’Em Up) together, and now Taylor has once again been singing the Chicago pop-punks’ praises.

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Taylor has professed her love for Pete, Patrick, Andy and Joe by revealing that their songwriting has influenced her “more than anyone else”, before referencing lyrics from 2005’s From Under The Cork Tree mega-hit Sugar, We’re Goin Down.

When asked about a song on her new album Lover titled Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince, it’s put to the singer that her “Fall Out Boy fandom might’ve slipped out in that title”.

I love Fall Out Boy so much,” she responds. “Their songwriting really influenced me, lyrically, maybe more than anyone else. They take a phrase and they twist it. ‘Loaded God complex / Cock it and pull it’? When I heard that, I was like, ‘I’m dreaming.’”

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Given her huge collaboration with Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie earlier in the year on the single ME!, as well as Fall Out Boy’s willingness to work with everyone from Elton John (on 2013’s Save Rock And Roll) to Wyclef Jean on new song Dear Future Self (Hands Up), we’re betting a proper collaboration could well happen one day. Imagine…

Anyway, here’s that Fall Out Boy and TaySway performance from 2013, if you need a reminder:

Read this next: Pete Wentz ranks Fall Out Boy’s albums

Catch Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Weezer and The Interrupters (U.S. only) on the Hella Mega Tour next summer. Tickets go on sale September 20 at 10am local time.

The Hella Mega Tour 2020

June

13 Paris, France, La Defense Arena,
14 Groningen, Netherlands, Stadspark
17 Antwerp, Belgium, Sportspaleis
21 Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadium
24 Glasgow, UK, Bellahouston Park
26 London, UK, London Stadium
27 Huddersfield, UK, The John Smith’s Stadium
29 Dublin, Ireland, RDS Arena

July

17 Seattle, WA, T-Mobile Park
21 San Francisco, CA, Oracle Park
24 San Diego, CA, Petco Park
25 Los Angeles, CA, Dodger Stadium
28 Commerce City, CO, DICK’s Sporting Goods Park
31 Arlington, TX, Globe Life Field

August

01 Houston, TX Minute Maid Park
05 Miami, FL Hard Rock Stadium
06 Jacksonville, FL TIAA Bank Field
08 Atlanta, GA SunTrust Park
11 Minneapolis, MN Target Field
13 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
15 Pittsburgh, PA PNC Park
16 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium
19 Detroit, MI Comerica Park
21 Washington, DC Nationals Park
22 New York, NY Citi Field
24 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre
27 Boston, MA Fenway Park
29 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park

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Posted on September 18th 2019, 4:45pm
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