Taylor Swift has announced her first original Christmas song in over a decade.
Christmas Tree Farm will be released tonight (December 5), as confirmed by Taylor on her Twitter account.
"I've just written a Christmas song. I feel it's weird to wait a year to put it out," Taylor said in her announcement video, which saw her ask her cats if she should release the song. In the tweet captioning the clip, Taylor then clarified that the song, and music video make from home videos, is coming this week.
When in doubt, ask the itty bitty pretty kitty committee. When they shun you with silence, ambivalence, and judgmental brush offs... just put the song out anyway. NEW XMAS SONG AND VIDEO (made from home videos 👨👩👧👦) OUT TONIGHT #ChristmasTreeFarm 🌲🎄🌲🎄🌲🎄🌲🎄🌲🎄🌲🎄🌲 pic.twitter.com/GdlnCAKDLF— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) December 5, 2019
Taylor last released Christmas music back in 2007. The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection EP saw her cover classics likes Last Christmas, Santa Baby and Silent Night, plus share original songs Christmases When You Were Mine and Christmas Must Be Something More.
After scoring two Top 5 singles in 2019, Christmas Tree Farm is definitely a big contender for the 2019 Official Christmas Number 1 single. Also this year, Taylor's latest album Lover became her fourth UK Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart, making her the female artist with the most chart-toppers this decade. View Taylor Swift's full UK chart history, including 28 UK Top 40 singles.
Earlier this week, Taylor was announced as a headliner for next's year's BST Hyde Park festival in London.