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son.Taylor Swift ‘exhausted’ in Singapore because of her family’s attachment to the lion island nation.

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Performing more than 40 songs from her second album Fearless (2008) to her most recent release Midnights (2022), the 34-year-old singer captivated an audience of more than 50,000 people during her 3.5-hour concert at the National Stadium in the Lion Island.

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Taylor Swift during her performance on the night of March 2 at  Singapore National Stadium

The decision to bring The  Eras Tour to Singapore means a lot to  Taylor Swift

During the Evermore “era” , Taylor sang Marjorie – a song dedicated to her grandmother Marjorie Finlay and shared her family’s connection to  Singapore .

“My mom actually spent most of her childhood with her parents and sister while growing up in  Singapore ,” Swift revealed as she played gentle chords on the piano.

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The singer continued: “So a lot of times when we came here to Travel, my mother would take me past her old house and where she used to go to school, and so, I heard about Singapore. so many”.

Taylor told  The Straits Times  in a 2014 interview that her maternal grandfather worked for an engineering company and moved the family here for work.

At her concert in  Singapore , Swift told the audience that her decision to bring her tour to  Singapore was “essentially honoring” her family and that it meant a lot.

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The singer asked the audience to sing along and hold up their phones throughout the song. “I already love you, tonight we will have a fun night” – she added.

Taylor previously toured Singapore in 2011, 2014 and 2015.

But surprisingly, she was not the first member of her family to perform here – a 1968 article in  The Straits Times  revealed that her grandmother Marjorie had performed as a soprano in opera.  The Bartered Bride  at the Victoria Theatre.

Another highlight of the night included Swift’s song Love Story when many people turned their eyes to the audience instead of the singer herself.

While there were those who didn’t spot any proposals during the romantic performance, other concert attendees did.

Calling it the “sweetest proposal,” a video uploaded by TikTok user Cheekybreakfasts shows the two men taking turns getting down on one knee to propose to each other.

One lucky girl also got to go on stage and exchange her friendship bracelet with Swift.

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The Straits Times reported that the girl, Giselle Heng (11 years old), has been a fan of Swift for 6 years and attended the show with her 8-year-old sister.

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