Taylor Swift’s Netflix Documentary Miss Americana: Trailer, Release Date And All The Details
30 January 2020, 09:18 | Updated: 30 January 2020, 09:21
Taylor Swift has been working on a documentary about her life with Netflix, and it drops in a matter of days.
Taylor Swift revealed in 2019 she had a documentary in the works, and we finally have more information on the Netflix film, including a release date and a brand new trailer – which you can watch above!
Miss Americana will be available to stream from January 31.
In December, Netflix shared a little more insight into what the rare glimpse into the pop star’s life will look like.
Titled Miss Americana, the film will give a behind-the-scenes look into the ‘Lover’ singer’s life, career, and position as a role model.
Taylor's new song 'Only the Young
The 30-year-old will debut a new song titled 'Only the Young' in her Netflix film, which she began writing after the 2018 midterm elections in the US. S
he told Variety: "It was hard to see so many people feel like they had canvassed and done everything and tried so hard. I saw a lot of young people's hopes dashed.”
The song will play during the film's credits at the end of the documentary.
What is Miss Americana about?
Confirming the news of the film on Twitter, Netflix tweeted: “Miss Americana: From director Lana Wilson, a raw and emotionally revealing look at Taylor Swift; following one of the most iconic artists of our time as she learns to embrace her role not only as a songwriter and performer, but as a woman harnessing the full power of her voice.”
In the trailer, the clip opens with Taylor saying: "Throughout my whole career, label executives would just say, ‘a nice girl doesn’t force their opinions on people, a nice girl smiles and waves and says thank you’. I became the person everyone wanted me to be."
We then see a string of news reports slating her figure, her group of friends, and her dating history before she talks about taking a break from the spotlight for a whole year, which she thought "was what people wanted".
"I had to de-construct an entire belief system, toss it out and reject it," she adds.
From the trailer we see how Taylor moved on to find happiness "without anyone else's input", breaking her silence on politics and writing music such as her huge hit 'Me!' which she dropped in April 2019.
Miss Americana will make its official debut at the Sundance Film Festival on 23 January before becoming available for fans to stream on 31 January on Netflix.
Will Taylor’s old songs be featured in Miss Americana?
Amid her ongoing feud with Scooter Braun last year, Taylor said in an impassioned statement shared on Twitter the music mogul and Scott Borchetta had allegedly “declined the use of my older music or performance footage for this project even though there is no mention of them or Big Machine Records anywhere in the film”.
Scott and Scooter became embroiled in a feud with Taylor after purchasing Big Machine Records, which she used to be signed to.
However, Variety reported that the rights to use her old hits had been cleared “within a timely manner”.