Big Red Machine team up with Taylor Swift for ‘Renegade’

Lifted from their forthcoming album ‘How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?’.

Photo: Graham Tolbert

Having confirmed that their new album, ‘How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?’, will be arriving on 27th August via 37d03d, Big Red Machine - aka Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner - are sharing their eagerly-awaited collab with Taylor Swift, ‘Renegade’.

“While we were making ‘folklore’ and ‘evermore’ last year, Taylor and I sometimes talked about experimenting and writing songs together some day for Big Red Machine,” Aaron explains. “Making music with your friends just to make it — that’s how Big Red Machine started and has grown — and that’s how Renegade came about too. This song was something we wrote after we finished evermore and it dawned on us that this was a BRM song. Taylor’s words hit me so hard when I heard her first voice memo and still do, every time. Justin lifted the song further into the heavens, and my brother [Bryce Dessner]’s strings and drummer Jason Treuting add so much. The feeling and sound of this song feel very much at the heart of ‘How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?’ I’m so grateful to Taylor for continuing to share her incredible talent with me and that we are still finding excuses to make music together.”

Check it out below.

‘How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?’ Tracklisting:
1. Latter Days (feat. Anaïs Mitchell)
2. Reese
3. Phoenix (feat. Fleet Foxes and Anaïs Mitchell)
4. Birch (feat. Taylor Swift)
5. Renegade (feat. Taylor Swift)
6. The Ghost of Cincinnati
7. Hoping Then
8. Mimi (feat. Ilsey)
9. Easy to Sabotage (feat. Naeem)
10. Hutch (feat. Sharon Van Etten, Lisa Hannigan, and Shara Nova [My Brightest Diamond])
11. 8:22am (feat. La Force)
12. Magnolia
13. June’s a River (feat. Ben Howard and This Is The Kit)
14. Brycie
15. New Auburn (feat. Anaïs Mitchell)

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