May 13, 2023
Taylor Swift is sending Philadelphia into a frenzy this weekend with three-straight shows at Lincoln Financial Field. Swift, a Berks County native, played up the "hometown" vibes of coming to Philly this weekend at Friday night's concert.
Before playing her song "gold rush," Swift discussed one of the lyrics from the song that has caused a debate among her fervent fan base. She sings, "My Eagles t-shirt hanging by from the door" on her 2020 album "evermore." Was she talking about the Eagles the band or the Birds who play at the Linc?
Well, to the delight of everyone in South Philadelphia on Friday night, Swift confirmed it's about the Philadelphia Eagles, which you can hear in the video below:
TAYLOR CONFIRMS IT IS THE BIRDS BABY YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST— Holly Caitlin (@holly_caitlin) May 13, 2023
GOLD RUSH!!!#TSTheErasTour #PhillyTSTheErasTour @taylornation13 pic.twitter.com/9NeKPGp6jw
Here's a transcription of what Swift said:
I wanted to start out with this one in Philly because there was sort of a... I don’t know how large the debate was, but I did see the debate about... I have a lyric that says, 'My Eagles t-shirt hanging from the door,' and I saw some people wondering if it was the band the Eagles or the team the Eagles and I love the band the Eagles, but guys, like, come on, I’m from Philly, of course it's the team.
Well, there you have it. Sorry, Don Henley, but Jalen Hurts appears to have more renown than you at this point.
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