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Taylor Swift rewrites song to include local Welsh slang becoming fans' Princess of Wales

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Taylor Swift sent her Welsh fans into a frenzy after she opened her concert speaking Welsh and changed her lyrics as a nod to them.

The global superstar took to the stage in Cardiff on Tuesday and greeted the crowd by exclaiming "Hiya" in a Welsh accent, she thenyelled "Shwmae (Hello!) with a wave. Then she went further by delivering a full Welsh sentence to the screaming audience: "Croeso i'r daith Eras!" ("Welcome to the Eras Tour!").

Her crew at the Principality Stadium then got in on the action when during a rendition of We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, she passed her microphone to one of her dancers who shouted 'Ych-a-fi' which is used to describe something disgusting in Welsh. She gushed at the crowd later saying: "This crowd in Cardiff is one for the books. This crowd is different, you're another level!"

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Delighted fans took to X to gush about her usage of their native language as they excitedly reacted to the special gesture from Taylor. One wrote: "If you're Welsh and don't understand the benefit of a star the size of Taylor Swift speaking a few words of Cymraeg, then I don't know what else to tell you other than you're wrong."

A second added: "Taylor Swift said the name of my city and spoke Welsh multiple times and I’m just expected to go about my life as normal." A third commented: "Taylor Swift made more effort with the Welsh language in one night than half of Welsh adults!"

A fourth social media user gushed: "An artist who not only comes to perform in Cardiff but also actively puts effort into learning Welsh and putting it into her set? Taylor Swift is the new Princess of Wales." A fifth quipped: "Not me crying because Taylor swift spoke Welsh at the show tonight."


Taylor meanhwile appeared to jab at some of her enemies, Scooter Braun and ex-boyfriend Jo Alwyn during the Cardiff show. The star played a mashup of two fan favorites — This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things and I Forgot That You Existed. During the former, she couldn't help but let out a lengthy laugh. During the song, she sings, "Here's to you because forgiveness is a nice thing to do."

The lyrics are meant to be immediately followed by a laugh, but Taylor took it to a new level on stage, showing off some serious candour. She took a long pause and chuckle away from the microphone, catching her breath, before going in on the expected laugh, saying, "Hahaha, I can't even say it with a straight face."

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Taylor Swift fans looking at resale tickets for the upcoming Eras Tour in the UK can purchase them from from a number of online retailers right now.

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