Taylor Swift fans have theories about the surprise songs that will be in the Eras Tour movie.

Swifties Totally Predicted The Eras Tour Movie's Surprise Songs

They called it right away!

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By now, every Taylor Swift superfan knows the Eras Tour set list by heart, but there was still one big question about Swift’s major concert film: What will the surprise songs be? Every night of her tour, Swift surprised the audience by performing two songs from her catalog that aren’t normally on the set list. Thanks to confirmation about when the movie was filmed, as well as some Easter eggs that fans picked up, Swifties formed a few solid theories about which of these special performances would be included in the concert film. And it turns out, they were totally correct.

Swift announced Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, a theatrical release capturing her 2023 North American tour, on Aug. 31 with an explosive trailer. In fitting with Swift’s lucky number, the movie was slated to go wide on Oct. 13, but a select group of lucky Swifties got to see it two days early at an L.A. premiere.

The film promises to bring the Eras Tour experience to everyone who didn’t get a chance to catch the career-spanning concert live. And yes, that includes the show’s main gimmick: the surprise songs. Because the movie was filmed during three nights in Los Angeles from Aug. 3-5, there were only six possible surprise songs that could be featured: “I Can See You,” “Maroon,” “Our Song,” “You Are in Love,” “Death by a Thousand Cuts,” and “You’re on Your Own, Kid.”


The one that stood out as the biggest possibility was “Our Song,” due to a statement Swift made in the movie’s trailer. “We are going to go on a little adventure together, and that adventure is going to span 17 years of music,” Swift tells the crowd. Since the usual Eras Tour set list doesn’t include any music from Swift’s self-titled debut album, which was released 17 years before the tour, it sounded like she was referencing a performance of the Taylor Swift single “Our Song.”

Other Swifties were looking at statistics to try to pin down what the featured tracks would be. Both “Maroon” and “You’re on Your Own, Kid” were played more than any other surprise song on the tour so far, which Swifties took as a clue that they would be part of the movie.

And those instincts were totally on the money. The two surprise songs featured in Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour are “Our Song” and “You’re on Your Own, Kid.”

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