You'll never guess which famous 'London Boys' feature on Taylor Swift's new album, Lover

2019-08-24 08:05
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Cape Town – If you've downloaded and listened to Taylor Swift's Lover, you've probably already memorised every song – even the sweet little inserts at the beginning and end.

In her London Boy, for one, you would have heard an intro: "We can go driving in, on my scooter. Uh, you know, just 'round London. Alright, yeah."

You may not know just how many A-Listers features in some or other way on the album. That particular song and audio clip is actually one from two very famous London boys: Idris Elba and James Corden.

The clip is from when the actor made an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden in 2017. Idris was telling James about when he auctioned off a Valentine's Day date with himself and raised $750 000. When James asked Idris what he had planned for Diane – the lucky winner – he said, "We can go driving on my scooter. You know, just 'round London."

With Idris Elba? Sounds like the perfect date, tbh.

James even said he'd love to go on a scooter ride with Idris. "I'd feel so safe," he joked.


Lover was released on Friday, 23 August along with a new music video for the title track from the album.

Taylor also references Drake and Leonardo Di Caprio in the new album, while Panic! At The Disco's Brendan Urie and The Dixie Chicks feature as well.

Compiled by Bashiera Parker (Sources: Channel24, The Late Late Show with James Corden via YouTube).

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