Every Song In Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour (& Which Were Cut)

Summary

  • The Eras Tour movie, which is available on Disney+, features a massive setlist that includes songs from Taylor Swift’s entire discography.
  • The theatrical version, video on demand version, Disney+ version, and 2024 live version of the concert tour contain slightly different set lists.
  • The Tortured Poets Department era added new songs to the setlist in 2024. These songs are not on the officially released recorded versions.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour movie takes the singer-songwriter’s record-breaking concert series and brings it to the big and small screens, with over 40 songs from her 18-year career included on the setlist. There are now three versions of The Eras Tour movie: October 2023’s theatrical release, December 2023’s VOD release, and March 2024’s Disney+ streaming release. Unlike its live event counterpart, each version of The Eras Tour movie leaves a few of Swift’s biggest songs on the cutting room floor. Even so, it’s not enough to incite any “Bad Blood” among fans; the concert movie is packed with all the spectacle, nostalgia, and thrills of Swift’s billion dollar-earning Eras Tour.

The theatrical version of Swift’s staggering three-hour performance clocks in at around 169 minutes, with the Disney+ streaming version clocking at the full three and a half hours. A journey through Taylor Swift’s 10-album musical past and present, The Eras Tour movie fulfills every fan’s “Wildest Dreams.” Though songs from every album are featured on the movie’s setlist, each version of the concert film has a different number of tracks cut for time-sensitive issues. The Eras Tour movie is the cherry on top of an ultra-successful tour for Taylor Swift — and every song in the film reiterates that she’s not just a beloved musician, but a global pop icon.

Song Title

Album/Era

Film Version

“Miss Americana & the Heartbreak Prince”

Lover

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Cruel Summer”

Lover

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“The Man”

Lover

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“You Need to Calm Down”

Lover

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Lover”

Lover

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“The Archer”

Lover

VOD, Disney+

“Fearless”

Fearless

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“You Belong with Me”

Fearless

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Love Story”

Fearless

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Willow”

Evermore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Marjorie”

Evermore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Champagne Problems”

Evermore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Tolerate It”

Evermore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“…Ready for It?”

Reputation

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Delicate”

Reputation

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Don’t Blame Me”

Reputation

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Look What You Made Me Do”

Reputation

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Enchanted”

Speak Now

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Long Live”

Speak Now

VOD, Disney+

“22”

Red

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Red

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“I Knew You Were Trouble”

Red

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“All Too Well (10 Minute Version)”

Red

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“The 1”

Folklore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Betty”

Folklore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“The Last Great American Dynasty”

Folklore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“August”

Folklore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Illicit Affairs”

Folklore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“My Tears Ricochet”

Folklore

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Cardigan”

Folklore

Disney+ Only

“Style”

1989

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Blank Space”

1989

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Shake It Off”

1989

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Wildest Dreams”

1989

VOD, Disney+

“Bad Blood”

1989

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Our Song” (acoustic)

Taylor Swift (Debut)

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“You’re on Your Own, Kid” (acoustic)

Midnights

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Lavender Haze”

Midnights

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Anti-Hero”

Midnights

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Midnight Rain”

Midnights

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Vigilante S***”

Midnights

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Bejeweled”

Midnights

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Mastermind”

Midnights

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“Karma”

Midnights

Theatrical, VOD, Disney+

“I Can See You” (acoustic)

Speak Now

Disney+ Only

“Death by a Thousand Cuts” (acoustic)

Lover

Disney+ Only

“You Are in Love”

1989

Disney+ Only

“Maroon”

Midnights

Disney+ Only

“But Daddy I Love Him”

The Tortured Poets Department

Live Concerts Only

“So High School”

The Tortured Poets Department

Live Concerts Only

“Who’s Afraid of Little Old Me?”

The Tortured Poets Department

Live Concerts Only

“Down Bad”

The Tortured Poets Department

Live Concerts Only

“Fortnight”

The Tortured Poets Department

Live Concerts Only

“The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived”

The Tortured Poets Department

Live Concerts Only

“I Can Do It With A Broken Heart”

The Tortured Poets Department

Live Concerts Only

12 Album/Era: Lover

Taylor Swift's "Lover" album.

Swift kicks off her Era Tour with tracks from Lover, her seventh studio album. The album was supposed to have its own tour in 2020, but it was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so it makes sense that Swift would lead off with performances from the tour that couldn’t happen.

Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince

Taylor Swift on stage during the Eras Tour to perform Miss Americana

The opening song on Swift’s The Eras Tour movie, “Miss Americana & the Heartbreak Prince” is a great way to immediately get fans into the concert. With a lyric that boasts, “It’s you and me, that’s my whole world” and a decidedly upbeat energy, it’s hard to argue with this song’s position as the concert opener. Swift somehow manages to sustain the energy from the tour kicking off here all the way to the end. Even in slower-tempo songs, she keeps the crowd in the palm of her hand.

Cruel Summer

Taylor Swift performs "Cruel Summer" in The Eras Tour concert movie.

One of her biggest releases in recent years, “Cruel Summer” also comes from Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album, Lover. The chart-topping radio hit is not only easy to sing along to, with an incredibly catchy chorus that every audience member is sure to know, but it’s also the first narrative-driven track on the Eras Tour setlist.

The Man

Taylor Swift with her feet propped up while performing The Man on the Eras Tour

After enjoying much-deserved applause from the audience at Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium, Swift playfully acknowledges that all the adoration might just go to her head. The cheers make her feel like “The Man,” she says, before launching into the Lover track of the same name. A fun bit of staging sees the singer kicking her bedazzled boots up in an office cubicle, all while rocking a shiny silver blazer that’s an ode to Taylor Swift’s iconic music video for “The Man.”

The Eras Tour (Taylor’s Version)
, which is the most complete version of the concert film, is available to stream exclusively on Disney+. The entire setlist is available to stream through music platforms like Spotify and Apple Music.

You Need To Calm Down

Taylor Swift sitting on a floatie in a pool in the You Need to Calm Down music video

The penultimate song off of Lover, “You Need to Calm Down” is a divisive one. Like so many of Swift’s singles, it feels a bit disconnected from the rest of the album (though it’s certainly a marked improvement over “ME!”). Even so, there’s no denying that the song makes for a great live performance. With a catchy chorus and plenty of opportunities for Swift to pull some theatrical moments, it’s a welcome addition to the setlist.

Lover

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To close out the Lover era in the theatrical and VOD films, Swift plays the album’s title song on an appropriately pink guitar. The twangs of the sweet, slow-burn love song are a welcome break from the blood-pumping tracks that opened the concert. Not to mention, “Lover” allows Swift to transition pretty seamlessly into another acoustic guitar-driven era — Fearless.

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The Archer (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift flexing her muscles during her Lover set of the Eras Tour. Custom Image by Debanjana Chowdhury

Originally cut from the box office record-smashing theatrical version of The Eras Tour movie, the hit Lover song “The Archer” is included in the setlist in the Disney+ streaming version of the concert film. Rather than the titular track, Disney+’s The Eras Tour (Taylor’s Version) sees “The Archer” close out the Lover era before moving into Fearless. Of course, after changing up her set list for the live tour, the song was cut from the tour completely, though Swift still uses the “archer” move of mimicking launching an arrow from a bow in some of her dances.

Death By A Thousand Cuts (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift during the evermore set of the Eras Tour. Custom Image by Debanjana Chowdhury

The bonus acoustic sets included exclusively in The Eras Tour (Taylor’s Version) on Disney+ includes the Lover track “Death by a Thousand Cuts” directly after “I Can See You.” Stripped down to an acoustic guitar version, Taylor Swift described the Easter egg-filled song as “one of [her] favorites” before launching into the performance.

11 Album/Era: Fearless

Fearless

Taylor Swift plays guitar while smiling during the "Fearless" in The Eras Tour concert movie.

After a quick costume change, Swift bounces back on stage wearing a gold-and-silver dress and strumming a sparkly silver guitar, all of which recalls the singer’s Fearless era. Swift opens the shorter chapter in the show with the title track, inviting long-time Swifties to belt out the radio hit’s catchy chorus alongside her. Catchy is the name of the Fearless era. All three of the songs performed here are tracks that got a lot of radio play with choruses that get stuck in the audience’s head.

You Belong With Me

Taylor Swift performs You Belong With Me in a gold dress during the Eras Tour

It’s anything but a “typical Tuesday” night when fans get to sing along with Taylor Swift to her classic “You Belong With Me.” For those who may not have been lucky enough to snag a seat in the bleachers (or elsewhere) on the Eras Tour, Swift makes moviegoers feel like proper cheer captains while singing this one — a song that’s sure to put a smile on every viewer’s face.

Love Story

Taylor Swift makes the shape of a heart with her hands while performing at the Eras Tour

Another early career-defining hit, “Love Story” consumed the airwaves upon its release, becoming a love-it-or-hate-it track for many. With its very country feel, the song captures the feeling of first love — and the desire to turn it into a fairy tale — perfectly. Watching Swift perform it all these years later, with hindsight and wisdom, is even more exciting.

10 Album/Era: Evermore

Willow

Willow during Taylor Swift's Eras Tour

After closing out the Fearless era, Swift returns to the stage with a completely different vibe. To sell “willow,” the lead single off her ninth studio album, evermore, Swift dresses in a witchy green cloak, surrounded by her coven of orb-toting witches. The backdrop of mist-laden pine trees only furthers this song’s remarkable visuals, making “willow” a truly stand-out moment. The visuals during this era of the tour are stunning, which is why fans didn’t want to see much of it cut to make room for more music.

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Marjorie

Taylor Swift performs "Majorie" during the Evermore era in The Eras Tour concert movie.

While not a chart-topper, “Marjorie” is one of Swift’s most deeply personal songs — and a clear fan-favorite track. An ode to her late grandmother, “Marjorie” sees the singer giving one of her most emotional performances of the night, which is made all the more intimate by the fact that the SoFi audience holds their lit phones high, like candles, and sways to the melancholy tune.

Champagne Problems

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The evermore era is full of memorable moments, and none of them miss the mark. After singing solo in the glow of the audience’s lights during “Marjorie,” Swift sits down at a moss-covered piano for one of the album’s most beloved tracks, “champagne problems.” While the artist is known for her mastery of a good bridge, the build and lyrics of “champagne problems” make for one of the most fun tracks for Swifties to belt out either alone or together.

Tolerate It

Taylor Swift during the Eras Tour performing "Tolerate It" on top of a table

To close out the evermore era, Swift returns to the heavy staging of “willow,” but strips things down a bit. Instead of playing in a witchy forest, Swift sings the heart-wrenching “tolerate it” to a soon-to-be ex-partner. Sitting across from him at a long dinner table, Swift captures the emotional distance of the song perfectly — and the drama of her swiping items off the furniture and then crawling toward the other actor is just great.

9 Album/Era: Reputation

… Ready For It?

Taylor Swift smiles while singing "...Read For It?" during the Reputation era in The Eras Tour concert movie.

There’s simply no other way to open the Reputation era. “…Ready For It?” will have viewers standing up in the theater chanting, “let the games begin!” as if Swift hasn’t already been playing for over an hour. While Reputation received mixed reactions upon its release, there’s no doubt that some of its songs were made for a stadium tour.

Delicate

Taylor Swift performs delicate in a body suit on the Eras Tour

One of Swift’s most beloved songs off of Reputation, her sixth studio album, “Delicate” is about a burgeoning relationship — one that Swift wants to start quickly, but without scaring off her partner-to-be. The track perfectly captures that flutter of anticipation and excitement, and it’s hard not to grin while singing along with Swift.

Don’t Blame Me

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Lord, save me, my drug is my baby/ I’ll be usin’ for the rest of my life,” Swift belts in “Don’t Blame Me,” the penultimate song of the Reputation era. Again, this is one of those tracks that was written to be sung live in front of a massive audience and finds Swift digging deep to provide a vocally charged performance.

Look What You Made Me Do

Taylor Swift performs look what you made me do during the Eras Tour with her dances dressed in some of her iconic looksin glass boxes behind her

The last song in the Reputation era is one of the highlights of Taylor Swift’s: The Eras Tour movie. “Look What You Made Me Do,” the lead single off the album, sees Swift singing about her new self — while her past selves bang on glass cages. It’s an incredibly fun trip through the eras of Taylor Swift’s career (and her most memorable looks) and the backup dancers help make this number soar.

8 Album/Era: Speak Now

Enchanted

Taylor Swift performs "Enchanted" in The Eras Tour concert movie.

The only song Swift delivers from the Speak Now era in the theatrical version, “Enchanted” is, simply put, an enchanting performance. With purple lighting and a periwinkle princess-like dress, Swift sings the beautiful 2010 song in one of the concert’s softer moments. It’s a much-needed comedown that’s perfectly sandwiched between Reputation and Red.

Long Live (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift and her band perform "Long Live" in The Eras Tour movie on Disney+.

Among the most disappointing song omissions from the theatrical version of The Eras Tour movie was her Speak Now track “Long Live.” While the song played over The Eras Tour movie’s closing credits, her performance in concert was enthralling. The song is finally restored to the setlist in the Disney+ version of The Eras Tour movie, where it plays directly after “Enchanted” in her Speak Now era.

The song is one of the tracks eventually cut from the tour to make room for a Tortured Poet’s Department era, which disappointed a lot of long time fans, but there’s always a possibility cut songs could return in the form of surprise songs.

I Can See You (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift over promotional artwork for The Eras Tour Custom Image by Yeider Chacon

Only included in Disney+’s The Eras Tour (Taylor’s Version) movie, the closing credits are followed by bonus songs from her Los Angeles acoustic sets. This includes her first-ever live performance of the song “I Can See You,” which was one of the vault tracks released in her Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) album re-recording.

7 Album/Era: Red

22

Taylor Swift performs "22" during the Red era in The Eras Tour concert movie.

Swift kicks off the Red era with her chart-topping “22” — and, for those in the audience, it really will “feel like the perfect night.” An infectious track, “22” sees Swift donning her iconic black bowler cap as well as a white T-shirt that references one of the song’s more funny moments.

Every live performance of the song during Swift’s tour sees her give the hat away to a fan in the audience. It’s become a memorable experience to watch some of Swift’s youngest fans be the recipient of the “22 hat” while many of them pass on a friendship bracelet to Swift herself.

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Taylor Swift looks shocked while wearing a shirt that reads "WE ARE NEVER GETTING BACK TOGETHER LIKE EVER" during the Red era in The Eras Tour concert movie.

Keeping the “22” look, Swift launches into “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” a seminal breakup song from the hit album. Swift and her fellow performers are having some of the most fun of the night singing and dancing to the string of Red hits, which makes the experience all the more entertaining for viewers.

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I Knew You Were Trouble

Taylor Swift performs I Knew You Were Trouble on the Eras Tour

The last of Red‘s big, chart-topping dance hits, “I Knew You Were Trouble” rounds out the trifecta of the album’s most recognizable, most-played tracks. Again, Swift and the Eras Tour performers have a lot of fun with this one, playing into the over-the-top drama of the lyrics in a very tongue-in-cheek way.

All Too Well (10 Minute Version)

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Without a doubt, the Red finale is one of the highlights — if not the highlight — of the concert. Swift takes the stage with a red guitar, wearing a bedazzled red jacket, and sings the Easter egg-filled 10-minute version of “All Too Well,” one of the most poetic, immersive, and intimate songs she’s ever penned. Audiences will sing every word in this 10-minute take-down of he-who-still-has-the-red-scarf, and there’s nothing quite as cathartic or magical as belting out the “All Too Well” bridge in a full theater or at home.

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6 Album/Era: folklore

The 1

Taylor Swift singing The 1 on The Eras Tour

While it’s hard to hit the emotional highs of “All Too Well,” Swift returns to the stage to deliver hits from her folklore era. Defined by its cottagecore vibes, folklore was the album that converted many casual listeners into full-fledged Swifties. Interestingly, Swift kept “the 1” in the film, even though the track infamously replaced another folklore song, “invisible string,” in the Eras Tour setlist.

Betty

Taylor Swift performing Betty in the folklore house on the Eras Tour

The folklore album is rife with narrative-driven tracks that hit home what an incredible storyteller Swift is — and always has been. Strumming her guitar, Swift breaks out the best example of this with “betty.” Whenever Swift performs this one live, it’s a treat. With a perfect emotional and sonic build, “betty” takes her country roots and amplifies the best qualities of the genre. The track is also grouped with folklore songs “august” and “cardigan” to tell a three-song love triangle story from different perspectives.

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The Last Great American Dynasty

Taylor Swift performs the Last Great American Dynasty on the Eras Tour

An ode to Swift’s Rhode Island mansion, “the last great american dynasty” is a visual feast that tells the story of the home’s former owner. The visuals, which all feel a tad Great Gatsby, capture the story Swift is telling quite vividly. The performances features some of the most unique costumes of the tour as the dancers really take a step back in time.

August

Taylor Swift performs "August" in The Eras Tour concert movie.

One of the most well-loved songs in folklore, “august” is the perfect end-of-summer track, full of yearning and nostalgia. It’s a treat to hear Swift perform it live during the Eras Tour as it’s so easy to get lost in the song’s amiable current.

Illicit Affairs (Excerpt)

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While “illicit affairs” only makes a brief appearance in the Eras Tour movie, the excerpt is incredibly moving. It caps off “august” and transitions beautifully into “my tears ricochet,” setting up a kind of three-part narrative from the folklore era. Swift actually uses a lot of her own songs to transition from one track to another during the concert, making for smooth changes in music, and a unique way to feature more songs, even if she only sings a few lines from them.

My Tears Ricochet

Taylor Swift performs "My Tears Ricochet" in The Eras Tour concert movie.

The last piece of the folklore era in the theatrical and VOD versions, “my tears ricochet” is more mournful, and it brings the mood down a bit. Nonetheless, the raw emotion on display is incredibly powerful, capturing an important aspect of the album.

Cardigan (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift wears a white dress and sits on wooden steps in Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour (Stream Release).

When The Eras Tour movie debuted in theaters, one of the few complaints was that “cardigan” had been cut from the film. Not only was this one of the biggest and most beloved songs from Swift’s folklore album, but it also completed the three-song love story with “betty” and “august.” Exclusively in the Disney+ version of The Eras Tour movie, “cardigan” is restored to the setlist and arrives after the more somber “my tears ricochet” to close out folklore.

5 Album/Era: 1989

Style

Taylor Swift in her 1989 two piece ensemble for the Eras Tour

One thing that never goes out of style is Taylor Swift’s 1989 album, which was re-released just a few weeks after the theatrical version of The Eras Tour movie hit theaters. Swift opens the more upbeat era’s set list with “Style,” one of the album’s catchy singles that’s sure to bring the mood back up.

Blank Space

Blank Space during Taylor Swift Eras Tour

One of Swift’s most beloved songs, “Blank Space” is also one of the artist’s most iconic music videos. In it, the ever-self-aware Swift plays the version of herself the tabloids invented: a relationship-hungry woman who acts like men are disposable. In a cheeky nod to the video, Swift wields a glowing golf club, making the song plenty of fun in The Eras Tour.

Shake It Off

Taylor Swift sings during the 1989 era in The Eras Tour concert movie.

There’s not one person in the audience who can sit during “Shake It Off,” even if it isn’t one of their favorite Swift songs. The hit song off of her 1989 album makes for an exciting show with Swift’s fellow dancers during The Eras Tour movie due to its catchy chorus and exciting choreography.

Wildest Dreams (Taylor’s Version)

Taylor Swift on The Eras Tour with confetti around her and pink background Custom Image by Debanjana Chowdhury

Another song that was cut from The Eras Tour movie released in theaters is “Wildest Dreams,” the hit 1989 track that finds its way back into the setlist in Disney+’s iteration of the concert film. The song returns to its place between “Shake it Off” and “Bad Blood,” which allows for a calmer track in-between the two high-energy songs.

Bad Blood

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The final pick from Swift’s 1989 era, “Bad Blood” is also one of the most fun numbers of the night. Full of over-the-top flair (and fire), it features a send-up of Swift’s “squad” — a group of pals she hung out with during that era of her life.

You Are In Love (Taylor’s Version)

Moving into the piano version of the bonus “surprise song” acoustic sets on the Disney+ movie, Taylor Swift sings the track “You Are in Love” as a quieter but powerful ballad. From her album 1989, “You Are in Love” is such a beautiful performance that it nearly seems as if So-Fi Stadium has gone quiet to her hear singing.

4 Album/Era: Taylor Swift (Debut)

Our Song

Taylor Swift performs "Our Song" in The Eras Tour concert movie.

The first of Swift’s surprise songs in the acoustic set for the Disney+ movie, “Our Song” is from Swift’s self-titled debut album. For the performance, Swift stands adrift in a spotlight, strumming her guitar. It’s a throwback to her 2006 introduction, but also a moment that shows just how far she’s come.

3 Album/Era: Midnights

You’re On Your Own, Kid

Taylor Swift performs "You're Own Your Own, Kid" in The Eras Tour concert movie.

The second surprise song for Disney+ is from Swift’s most recent studio album, Midnights. “You’re On Your Own, Kid” definitely plays against the optimistic “Our Song” in an interesting way, allowing Swift to reflect on her earlier eras with a kind of newfound knowledge. In a beautiful moment, the song sees Swift alone on stage playing her well-worn piano.

Lavender Haze

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One of the big singles off Midnights, “Lavender Haze” sees Swift and the stage drenched in purple. For a track that’s all about atmosphere, “Lavender Haze” more than delivers, kicking off the final era in style.

Anti-Hero

Taylor Swift smiling in the bathroom in her music video for Anti-Hero

The lead single off of Midnights, “Anti-Hero” has become a sensation — even by Swift’s high standards. Hearing the radio hit in the Eras Tour concert is a treat, especially since the lyrics are so widely known by audience members. Furthermore, The Eras Tour amps up the performance with a screen visual of a giant Swift knocking down buildings – a nod to the lyrics and music video.

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Midnight Rain

Taylor Swift in the Eras Tour movie trailer

One of Midnights’ moodier tracks, “Midnight Rain” is a catchy bop, for sure. The slower song may have been a surprising choice for the setlist over other Taylor Swift songs that were cut from The Eras Tour movie, but it still makes for an entrancing celebration of her 10th album, and it gives her a chance to catch her breath while the audience sings along.

Vigilante Sh*t

Taylor Swift sings during the Midnights era in The Eras Tour concert movie.

Sounding like a Reputation era reject, “Vigilante Sh*t” delivers a final moment of drama, allowing Swift to serve some looks while owning her past. While it may not have had the breakout moment of “Anti-Hero,” the song is a Midnights standout.

Bejeweled

Taylor Swift and her dancers using chairs while performing Bejeweled during the Eras Tour

In the “Bejeweled” music video, Swift joins burlesque icon Dita Von Teese for some of the dancer’s most iconic moves. While the stage version of the song doesn’t recreate the music video by any means, it still serves up Chicago-level vibes. The music video also featured Swift’s collaborators like HAIM and Jack Antonoff, but the musicians aren’t on stage with Taylor for this Eras Tour performance.

Mastermind

Taylor Swift performs "Mastermind" in The Eras Tour concert movie.

There’s no denying that Swift is the “Mastermind” she sings about in the Eras Tour‘s penultimate song. A softer moment, “Mastermind” is a bit of a comedown from the other tracks on Midnights, though it also allows the concert’s grand finale to shine.

Karma

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Probably one of the songs dominating the airwaves, “Karma” closes out the Eras Tour movie with flair and fun. The endlessly danceable, easy-to-sing, infectiously upbeat song is the perfect note to end on, and it will certainly send viewers out into their night with a smile. In all three versions of The Eras Tour movie, Karma is the final number. However, the VOD and streaming versions tack on a few songs afterward as bonuses.

Maroon (Taylor’s Version)

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The final surprise track included in The Eras Tour (Taylor’s Version)‘s bonus acoustic songs for Disney+ is “Maroon,” one of her biggest hits off her 2022 album Midnights. The song is even more hauntingly beautiful and powerful on piano, and serves as a strong second-to-last number for the streaming film’s bonus acoustic sets ahead of “You’re on Your Own, Kid.”

2 What Taylor Swift Songs Are Cut From Disney+’s The Era Tour (Taylor’s Version) Movie

reputation during the Eras Tour

Despite its truly massive set list, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour did cut a few fan-favorite songs from the final film version, even when adding back in the majority of the songs for Disney+’s streaming version. This is likely for the sake of time, but it’s still disappointing considering the overall high caliber of the cut songs. The tracks still missing from the movie are as follows:

  • “’tis the damn season” (evermore)
  • “no body, no crime” (evermore)
  • “Seven (Interlude)” (folklore)

Of course, these aren’t the only songs that have been cut from the tour in general. Several songs have been removed from the tour since it began to make room for the inclusion of new performances. When that happened, the Folklore and evermore eras were shortened and combined. Some of those cut songs have returned as surprise songs, and some haven’t. These songs were ultimately cut during the 2024 leg of the tour to make room for a new era.

Cut Song

Album/Era

The Archer

Lover

Long Live

Speak Now

The 1

Folklore

The Last Great American Dynasty

Folklore

‘Tis The Damn Season

evermore

Tolerate It

evermore

1 Album/Era: The Tortured Poets Department

Taylor Swift - The Tortured Poets Department Album Cover

Following the release of Taylor Swift’s 2024 album The Tortured Poets Department (and the surprise double album The Anthology), Swift switched up her set list a little bit. She cut some of the songs that fans had already seen as part of the filmed versions of the Eras Tour to make room to perform songs from The Tortured Poets Department for the rest of the dates on the tour.

These songs are not on the officially released recorded versions since the concerts that were filmed for the concert movie were before the album’s release.

But Daddy I Love Him/So High School

Taylor Swift The Tortured Poets Department Album Cover

When Swift added this new era to the tour, she kicked it off with “But Daddy I Love Him,” one of the songs that got the most social media attention after the album’s release thanks to the line, “I’m having his baby – no I’m not, but you should see your faces.” The addition featured stark white costumes for Swift and her dancers as well as black and white set lights to reflect the aesthetic she created for the album.

“So High School,” which fans are sure is about Swift’s boyfriend, Kansas City Chief’s football player Travis Kelce, is often attached to the end of “But Daddy I Love Him” because Swift performs an abridged version of the song. In fact, she usually only performs the bridge of it, seamlessly trailing from one song into the other. “So High School” acts more as an actual bridge between tracks, giving her dancers a moment to rest as the shortened song allows them to sit and vibe instead of running across the stage.

Who’s Afraid of Little Old Me?

Taylor Swift - The Tortured Poets Department: The Albatross Edition Album Cover

For “Who’s Afraid of Little Old Me,” Swift didn’t just introduce a new track to her performances, but also a new set piece. As Swift sings the line, “so, I leap from the gallows and I levitate down your street,” she’s raised off the stage on a mirrored platform that rotates and helps to bring the anthemic song to life while the dancers emerge again around her.

The first time audiences saw the new addition, they were elated, but the rotating platform has left Swift stranded above the stage during malfunctions a handful of times, getting dancers to think quickly on their feet and help her down to keep the show moving. The song ends with a pretty haunting image of Swift with glowing eyes on the screen, giving this era a truly different feel than the others.

Down Bad/Fortnight

Taylor Swift - The Tortured Poets Department: The Black Dog Edition Album Cover

“Down Bad” compares falling for someone to being abducted by aliens, and the concert aesthetic leans into that as the lighting changes to feature a spotlight and a spaceship on the view screen. “Down Bad,” however, is utilized in the tour much like “So High School,” bridging to performances with an abbreviated version of the song, leading right into “Fortnight.”

Swift essentially recreates a minimalist version of the “Fortnight” music video on stage, just without Post Malone. A rotated and angled platform maneuvered by Swift’s dancers is utilized while she sings to a dancer who is meant to be the man she’s singing about. It’s an effective way to bring the audience into the music video since there are so many pieces of the video she wouldn’t be able to recreate on stage.

The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived

Taylor Swift - The Tortured Poets Department: The Albatross Edition Album Cover

When Swift kicks off “The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived,” she’s alone on stage as the song builds. Once it gets beyond the initial verse, Swift sings alongside her dancers and drumline. It’s not an incredibly theatrical part of the tour, but an effective and emotional one for the audience. The drumline while Swift marches to the front of the stage, and then ultimately, when she collapses at the end of the shortened song, allows the audience to really empathize with Swift’s broken heart in the narrative told by the songs she’s chosen.

I Can Do It With A Broken Heart

The last song of The Tortured Poets Department regularly performed as part of the Eras Tour is also one that features Swift and her dancers in some of their most theatrical moments. Between “The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived” and “I Can Do It With A Broken Heart,” Swift, in character for the show, decides she can’t keep performing. Two of her dancers have to convince her to keep going and help her with a wardrobe change on stage before the show kicks off.

It’s become one of the most talked about sequences on social media since the performance between Swift and the dancers changes slightly with each performance. Sometimes the tantrum thrown is more dramatic than others, and at least once, Travis Kelce has come on stage as part of the ensemble of dancers to participate in the routine.

“I Can Do It With A Broken Heart” has become the anthem of The Tortured Poets Department because the song has allowed the audience a window into how Swift has felt while doing her job, which includes performing for audiences of thousands, even when she would rather be at home wallowing in her grief. It’s fitting that this song ends the era.

Though The Tortured Poets Department is the newest album of the Eras Tour, it is not the last era performed in the tour. Instead, the new addition has actually been added in between the 1989 era and the surprise songs Swift performs each night. The Eras Tour still ends with Swift’s Midnights tracks.

Taylor Swift The Eras Tour Movie Poster Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour Music

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour is a film rendition of the colossal worldwide event that sees the legendary pop star hit the stage in a specially curated film event. Performing the hits of her over seventeen-year career in music, The Eras Tour highlights Taylor Swift and her team as they put on a show of a lifetime.

Director Sam Wrench Release Date October 13, 2023 Cast Taylor Swift Runtime 170 Minutes

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