Paul Kelly Covers Taylor Swift’s ‘Anti-Hero’ For Triple M
As Taylor Swift’s Australian leg of her Era’s Tour captures hearts across the nation, Triple M takes a unique step to celebrate the pop icon’s influence on music. In an unprecedented move, the station brings together the grit of Australian rock with the polished tunes of Taylor Swift. With the launch of Triple M’s Versions, listeners are treated to a series of never-before-heard covers by some of Australia’s most revered rock artists, including Paul Kelly, The Screaming Jets, Ian Moss, Sarah McLeod, Diesel, British IndiaBirds of Tokyo, and Joe Camilleri.
First Up: Paul Kelly’s Take on ‘Anti-Hero’
Leading the charge is none other than Australian poet laureate, Paul Kelly, whose interpretation of Taylor Swift’s ‘Anti-Hero’ sets a high bar for the project. Kelly’s rendition infuses the introspective pop anthem with a distinctly Aussie rock flair, adding a new layer of depth and grit to the original. Fans of both Taylor Swift and Australian rock will find this cover a refreshing and intriguing take on a familiar hit.
A Legendary Line-Up: Aussie Rock Meets Pop Sensation
At Triple M, we’ve never been known to play Taylor Swift, but her global influence cannot be ignored. The collaboration between Australian rock legends and Swift’s iconic tunes is a testament to the universal appeal of her music. Through Triple M’s Versions, we aim to bridge the gap between the biggest pop star on the planet and the beloved rock legends that have shaped the Australian music scene for decades.