Taylor Swift Announces Australian 1989 Tour Dates
Swift will kick off her Australian leg on Nov. 28 in Sydney, followed by stops in Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne. The shows are part of her global trek, which also includes concerts in Tokyo, Amsterdam, Glasgow, London and Montreal. Singer-songwriter Vance Joy will serve as her opening act for the Australian dates, as well as at several of her North American concerts.
Swift's '1989' album, her first record to be considered all pop, was released on Oct. 27 and has already sold more than two million copies. The impressive sales were propelled by the success of the first single, 'Shake It Off,' which was Swift's response to the negative backlash she's faced throughout much of her career.
“I really wanted to kind of take back the narrative and have more of a sense of humor about people who kind of get under my skin -- and not let them get under my skin,” she explains. “In the last few years, I’ve gotten better at just kind of laughing off things that absolutely have no bearing on my real life. I think it’s important to be self-aware about what people are saying about you, but even more so, be very aware of who you actually are, and to have that be the main priority.”
The 1989 World Tour will kick off on May 20 in Bossier City, La.
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