Keith Urban is a Swiftie!
In a private chat with PEOPLE about the comeback american idol The 55-year-old country musician also talks about joining his wife Nicole Kidman and Taylor Swift on the Eras Tour last weekend for the show’s season 21 finale on Sunday.
“We had the best time,” Urban says. “It’s a great show. I knew it was going to be like this, but it’s on a whole different level. I mean, he’s definitely at the top of his game. This lap is the best of the best.”
The “The Fighter” musician documented in a TikTok video the time he took the tour at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, where the crowd was sitting in the VIP section.
In the clip, 55-year-old Urban and Kidman are seen hugging each other. 1989The beginning of “Style” and “Space”. He wrote “We love you @TaylorSwift” on the post.
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Swift, 33, launched her highly anticipated Eras Tour last month in Glendale, Arizona. The event is scheduled to run until August 9, when the final performance will take place at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
During the show, which lasts for three hours and 13 minutes, the singer wows audiences with a massive set of 44 career-spanning songs that pay homage to each of their respective album eras, including her latest LP. midnight.
Swift also doesn’t throw things back with her onstage set list or stories, as her performance outfits also refer to previous eras. Dear She sees Swift in a Versace bodysuit and blazer, a stunning Roberto Cavalli gown as a nod. Fearlessa Nicole + Felicia dress for speak Nowan Alberta Ferretti dress for Folklore and for a Cavalli top and skirt 1989to name a few.
Many of the songs played include new “Taylor’s Version” tracks, which are updated iterations of songs Swift re-recorded after Scooter Braun bought his old record label Big Machine in a move that saw Swift take control of its early masters. six albums. (Braun, 41, later sold the masters to Shamrock Holdings for $300 million in November 2020.)
Urban – Person featured on Swift’s “From The Vault” Fearless (Taylor’s Version) The album, titled “That’s When”, praised the artist for his decision to re-record their LP and told PEOPLE, “This is great.”
“Look, he’s not the first artist to re-record old songs, but he did it in such a way that he got his fans to participate in these versions. All the fans know why he did it, and as long as he takes artistic control, he has more power,” she adds.
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Urban is excited to lend his talents as a mentor and actor over Sunday evening. Idol He is gearing up for his return to Las Vegas for the finale and a series of shows that are also part of his residency at the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
When asked if there was any difference between the crowds who attend his Vegas shows and those who come to see him as he travels the world, Urban replied, “It feels unlike any concert I’ve ever done.”
“I started playing in clubs and bars when I was younger, nobody cared that you were on stage, and if anything, you were almost annoying just being there,” he continues. “So, going out to the people you need to go out to is kind of wired for me.”
And he adds: “Even with the Vegas audience who had tickets to come and be a part of it, I still came back to the clubs and was shaking thinking we had to go. This room is on fire.”
As for new music, Urban says it’s also on the horizon. “[There will] There will definitely be new music this year.” “A new album is coming either late this year or early next year. That’s my guess.”