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How a Toronto youth music program ended up on Taylor Swift’s new album

Written by on August 27, 2019

Taylor Swift’s latest album, Lover, was released this week, and if you listen closely you’ll hear a big Canadian connection.

The Regent Park School of Music in Toronto is sampled on the song It’s Nice to Have a Friend, which was produced by Toronto’s Frank Dukes along with Louis Bell and Swift. The youth choir can be heard playing instruments and singing backup, which came about as part of a collaboration with the producer called Parkscapes. It is available through Dukes’ Kingsway Music Library.

You can listen to the original sample here, called Summer in the South.

 

 

 

 

Source: CBC Radio