The wait for Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated single “Carolina” is almost over.
As Swifties know, the singer revealed on her Instagram in March that she wrote the song for the film. Where the Crawdads sing, featuring normal people Daisy EdgarJones.
His post included a snippet from the thriller’s trailer, set to “Carolina.” Piano sounds can be heard, along with lyrics such as “You haven’t seen me here”, “They’ve never seen me here”, and “There are places I’ll never, ever go “.
Just three weeks before the film premieres on Friday, July 15, Swift announced the release date and time for “Carolina” and fans can’t wait.
Newsweek has everything you need to know about the release of “Carolina” and the movie Where the Crawdads sing, which is based on the novel of the same name by Delia Owens.
“Caroline” release date and time
Swift will drop “Carolina” at midnight ET on Friday, June 24.
The single will be available via Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube. Dedicated Swifties can also sign up to have the track pre-recorded on Spotify and Apple Music so they’ll be among the first to hear it at midnight. You can sign up via the link Swift shared on her Instagram Stories.
In her March Instagram post, Swift shared her admiration for Owens’ novel and adaptation star Edgar-Jones, as well as Reese Witherspoon, who serves as the film’s producer.
She also explained that she wrote the song on her own and that the track was produced by The National’s Aaron Dessner, who has worked with Swift on her albums. Folklore and Still.
Alongside the trailer, Swift wrote, “Where The Crawdads Sing is a book I got completely lost in when I read it years ago. As soon as I heard there was a movie in the works starring the amazing @daisyedgarjones and produced by the brilliant @reesewitherspoon, I knew I wanted to be a part of it on the musical side I wrote the song “Carolina” alone and asked my friend @aarondessner to produce it. I wanted to create something haunting and ethereal to match this compelling story.”
Owens’ first bestselling novel follows the story of Kya, who was abandoned by her family as a young girl living in the swamps of North Carolina.
Growing up isolated and alone in the 1950s, she met a local boy, Tate Walker, who taught her to read and write. Kya’s life changes in ways she never could have imagined, but Tate then abandons her too. Later, her boyfriend, Chase Andrews, is found dead and she is charged with his murder.
Edgar-Jones—who played Marianne in normal people and, more recently, Noa in Costs-takes on the role of Katherine “Kya” Clarke. Tate is played by Taylor John Smith, best known for Sharp objects and the outpost.
Harris Dickinson, who appeared in The memory: part twoplays Chase.
Also appearing in Where the Crawdads sing are:
- Michael Hyatt as Mabel
- Sterling Macer Jr. as Jumpin
- David Strathairn as Tom Milton
- Jayson Warner Smith as Deputy Joe Purdue
- Garret Dillahunt as Dad
- Ahna O’Reilly as Ma
- Eric Ladin as Eric Chastain.
Taylor Swift’s single “Carolina” will be released Friday, June 24 at midnight ET. Where The Crawdad’s Sing hits theaters Friday, July 15.