Cruel Summer is one of the songs Taylor Swift included in his album Loverpublished on August 23, 2019. Four years after its release, the artist and her label have decided to rescue it to make it their new single.
The singer announced it during one of her concerts The Eras Tour in Pittsburgh (United States). The song is one of the first to include in the live performances of this tour, which has contributed to its popularity increasing significantly in Spotify and on social networks.
The artist explained to her fans after performing the composition on June 17: “I don’t know if you know, but is the rarest and most magical thing That has never happened to me in all the time I’ve been doing this. Cruel Summer It’s a song I just played a moment ago.” She remembered that she was part of Lover and confessed: “It was my pride and joy on that album, it was my favorite song“.
Swift He said that, before the album saw the light, there were conversations about which songs should be chosen as singles. She revealed why her team did not choose Cruel Summer: “I’m not trying to blame the global pandemic we had, but that was what prevented it from being a single”.
The American finished: “What is happening right now, thanks to you and although Nobody understands itis that you have reproduced so much Cruel Summer in 2023 it’s going up the charts and my label has decided to make it the next single.”