Don McLean acquired an sudden shock from Taylor Swift within the mail this week, after the youthful singer-songwriter broke his decades-long document on the Billboard Sizzling 100.
On Wednesday (Dec. 1), the “American Pie” singer shared a photograph of Swift’s reward of flowers and a candy word. “What a cultured artist!” McLean tweeted, sharing Swift’s handwritten inscription that reads, “Don, I’ll always remember that I’m standing on the shoulders of giants. Your music has been so vital to me. Sending love one author of LONG SONGS to a different. Your fan, Taylor.”
The gracious gesture comes on the heels of “All Too Nicely (Taylor’s Model)” — together with Swift’s long-rumored 10-minute tackle the Purple fan favourite — unseating “American Pie” because the longest No. 1 Sizzling 100 hit in Billboard historical past. (At 10 minutes and 13 seconds, “All Too Nicely” outpaces the previous titleholder’s run time of 8:36 by just below two minutes.)
“There’s something to be stated for an incredible track that has endurance,” McLean advised Billboard after Swift bested his document. “‘American Pie’ remained on high for 50 years and now Taylor Swift has unseated such a historic piece of artistry. Let’s face it, no one ever needs to lose that #1 spot, but when I needed to lose it to someone, I certain am glad it was one other nice singer/songwriter equivalent to Taylor.”
After debuting at No. 1, “All Too Nicely (Taylor’s Model)” dropped to the No. 4 spot this week, with Adele’s “Simple on Me” reigns atop the chart for a fifth non-consecutive week.
Try McLean’s tweet to Swift under.
— Don McLean (@donmclean) December 1, 2021
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