Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ tune is impressed by her grand 11,000 sq. foot Rhode Island mansion, which one fan recommended could be the right setting for an ‘unbelievable’ film!
Taylor Swift, 30, is on board with this film concept! The Folklore singer responded to a fan tweet suggesting that her track “The Final Great American Dynasty” — impressed by the again story of her Watch Hill, Rhode Island dwelling — is nice fodder for a possible movie. “‘The Final Great American Dynasty’ would make an unbelievable film. The story is timeless but distinctive, the music could be beautiful, and it already has the right title,” the fan wrote on Sept. 12.
“As for the solid: Blake Lively (Rebekah), Ryan Reynolds (Invoice), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (neighbor),” the fan additionally added, to Taylor’s delight. “Not making an attempt to be The Loudest Lady This City Has Ever Seen™️ however… I LOVE THIS,” she replied, quoting a lyric from the tune. Buddy Ryan Reynolds additionally bought in on the motion, writing, “However Invoice’s coronary heart… ?” whereas Jesse added “Okay I’m avail for this.”
The Folklore observe is predicated on the historical past of Taylor’s picturesque 11,000 sq. foot mansion, which was as soon as owned by St. Louis socialite Rebekah West Harkness who married oil inheritor William Hale Harkness. “Rebekah rode up on the afternoon practice, it was sunny — her saltbox home on the coast took her thoughts off St. Louis,” Taylor sings within the opening line of the observe, later mentioning William, who died of a coronary heart assault in 1954. Taylor bought the house for $17.75 million again in 2013, and has since hosted a number of iconic 4th of July events there.
“Invoice was the inheritor to the Commonplace Oil identify and cash, and the city mentioned, ‘How did a middle-class divorcée do it?…They picked out a house and referred to as it Vacation Home, their events had been tasteful if a bit of loud / The physician had advised him to quiet down, it will need to have been her fault his coronary heart gave out,” Taylor additionally sings, referencing the house by its “Vacation Home” nickname. Harkness later handed in 1982.
In a letter launched alongside her eighth studio album, Taylor defined that lots of Folklore‘s songs had been impressed by tales of individuals aside from herself. “I discovered myself not solely writing my very own tales, but in addition writing about or from the attitude of individuals I’ve by no means met, individuals I’ve recognized, or these I want I hadn’t,” she defined to followers, including that one tune is about “a misfit widow getting gleeful revenge in town that solid her out” (clearly “The Final Great American Dynasty”).