Does the cast of Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift’s new music video for their collab track ‘The Joker and the Queen’ seem kind of familiar to you?
Yes, they are the same kids – all grown up now – from Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift’s “Everything Has Changed” music video, which was released in 2013.
“The Joker and the Queen (feat. Taylor Swift)” is the rendition we never knew we needed. The track was officially sung by Ed Sheeran from his latest studio album, “=”. Aside from confirming the fan theories that circulated the internet, this new collaboration from the duo has something more to offer.
Early this February, the music video of the new rendition was released on Ed Sheeran’s Youtube channel. It surprised the fans as it turned out to be a sequel to the singers’ first collaborative track.
And it seems like a lot did not see it coming.
THEY CASTED THE SAME KIDS FROM EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED MV FOR THE JOKER AND THE QUEEN MV??? I'M GOING FERALLLL pic.twitter.com/pkd0pl6QOB
— rafia ✰ (@repromantic) February 10, 2022
ED SHEERAN & TAYLOR SWIFT’S THE JOKER AND THE QUEEN MV IS A CONTINUATION OF EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED MV OH MY GOD
— zaf ⸆⸉ (@redlorswift) February 10, 2022
does it ever just how fast
drive you the night
crazy changes pic.twitter.com/6glzhbgJDR
— nick (@nickputation) February 10, 2022
And if you are doubting about the MV becoming a sequel, you can spot some photo stills (0:43 to 0:50) from “Everything Has Changed.”
Almost a decade later, Ave Ames and Jack Lewis, the young actors from the video, were reunited through another Ed-Taylor collaboration. In the music video, the two can be seen living their own university life while having a trip down memory lane by scanning through old photographs. The two finally reunited at the end of the video, appearing to be catching up.
Music videos that tell stories are the kinds that surely touch the viewers’ hearts. Fans even believe that there’s more to the story.
This rendition of “Joker and The Queen” is the newest addition to Taylor and Ed’s list of collaborations. And certainly, we do hope for more.
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