Taylor Swift Eras Edinburgh: Why popstar may sing song about enemy at Murrayfield

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With the countdown well and truly underway until Taylor Swift takes to the stage at Edinburgh's Murrayfield stadium as part of her Eras World Tour, swifties will be wondering if her performances will throw out any surprises.

With just days to go until Taylor begins her three-night stint at the huge venue - expected to attract more than 200,000 fans from Friday to Sunday - the second show falls on a date she knows well.

With fans already anticipating a similar 46-song setlist from her 11 albums, Taylor also plays two acoustic songs at each show. However, the superstar may dedicate one song to a well known former boyfriend and arch nemeses.

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As the Record reports, June 8 falls on Kanye West's 47th birthday. Taylor, known for her scheming nature when it comes to writing revenge songs, could use the date as an opportunity to play one of her classic tracks which are believed to be about the US rapper.

With Saturday's show marking Kanye's birthday, it is doubtful that Taylor will let the date slip her mind. Fans are hoping the 34-year-old may perform 'I Forgot That You Existed' or 'This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things' - both are said to be about Kanye.

Some are also speculating that the singer may use it as an opportunity to perform one of her newer tracks from her The Tortured Poets Department, 'thanK you aIMee' which is widely believed to be about Kanye's ex-wife, Kim Kardashian.

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Taylor's long standing feud with the rapper, who legally changed his name to 'Ye' in 2021 dates back to when he interrupted the popstar's acceptance speech during the MTV Video Music Awards in 2009 when she won the prize for Best Female Video.

The pair later cleared up their grievances and even became friends for a short while before their feud was re-sparked by Kanye's 2016 track Famous which features the crude lyrics: ''I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that b***h famous".

At the time, Taylor claimed to have not known all of the lyrics before the song was released with Kim Kardashian branding her a liar and claiming she was playing the "victim" at the time to make her ex-husband look bad.

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Taylor's name was later cleared in 2020 after a leaked phone call of her conversation with the rapper about his track 'Famous' came to light, proving that she had been unaware of the full lyrics of the misogynistic song.

Taylor recently sent fans into a frenzy when she announced she was no longer following a plan when it comes to her surprise songs as she revealed she was scrapping the 'no repeats' rule.

However, swifties will need to hold on a while longer to find out their surprise song fate with just ten days to go until Taylor's first gig at Murrayfield on June 7.