Swift's "Red" video coming Wednesday
Monday, March 11, 2013
– Taylor Swift will release the music video for 22,
the third pop single from her 5 million plus-selling album "Red," this Wednesday.
ABC's "Good Morning America" will air an exclusive 30-second preview of the video, along with a brief intro from Swift, on Wednesday morning's broadcast, and the full video will premiere on www.abcnews.com and http://gma.yahoo.com/ at 8:30 a.m. eastern. Big Machine Records will release the video to all outlets at 11:30 a.m. eastern.
The song is the fourth single from "Red" with the previous singles We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, Begin Again and I Knew You Were Trouble, which all reached number one.
Filmed last month in Malibu, Cal. under the direction of Anthony Mandler, the song features a cast of Swift's real-life friends.
Swift kicks off The Red Tour this week with sold-out shows in Omaha, Neb. on March 13 and 14. The North American portion of the tour will play 66 shows (including 13 stadium stops) in 47 cities in 29 states and 3 provinces spanning 6 months in 2013.
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