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Matty Healy’s mum Denise Welch jokes she ‘wasn’t aware’ of new Taylor Swift album

Matty Healy’s mum Denise Welch jokes she ‘wasn’t aware’ of new Taylor Swift album

[ad_1] Sign up to Roisin O’Connor’s free weekly newsletter Now Hear This for the inside track on all things music Get our Now Hear This email for free Matty Healy’s mother Denise Welch is keeping mum when it comes to Taylor Swift’s latest album, joking that she “wasn’t aware” that the pop superstar has a new record out. Welch, 65, is well-known as an actor on the long-running British soaps Coronation Street and Hollyoaks. She is also one of the regular panelists on talk show Loose Women. Swift’s album The Tortured Poets Department, which has broken several records since its release on 19 April, has been widely reported to have been heavily inspired by the singer’s brief relationship with Healy, the frontman of The 1975. Earlier today (25 April), Welch was asked by Loose Women co-host Nadia Sawalha whether she had heard the new album. “I wasn’t aware she had an album out at all,” Welch responded, to laughter from the studio audience. “I haven’t heard anything about it.” Welch added: “Anyway, I wish her …

Matty Healy’s mom breaks silence on Taylor Swift’s songs with ‘awkward’ reaction

Matty Healy’s mom breaks silence on Taylor Swift’s songs with ‘awkward’ reaction

[ad_1] 1975 frontman Matty Healy’s mother, TV star Denise Welch, was a strong supporter of her son and Taylor Swift’s relationship when they were dating in 2023, but following the release of Taylor’s new album The Tortured Poet’s Department, Denise isn’t feeling so fond. Denise’s co-star Nadia Sawalha addressed the elephant in the room during Thursday’s episode of Loose Women, saying: “Taylor Swift has got a new album out. Have you heard it Denise?” to which Denise replied: “I wasn’t aware she had an album out at all, I haven’t heard anything to do with it,” causing riotous laughs from the audience. Dermot O’Leary a guest on the show quipped: “It’s suddenly all become very awkward,” with Denise shutting the conversation down, stating: “I wish her all the best.” Watch the uncomfortable moment below… WATCH: Denise Welch reacts to Taylor Swift’s new album Taylor and Denise were close when Matty was seeing the singer, with Denise posing with the Fortnight musician for a cute photo, which saw fellow artist Florence Welch (no relation!) hovering in the background. …

Who are The Blue Nile, Matty Healy’s favourite band that Taylor Swift references on Guilty as Sin?

Who are The Blue Nile, Matty Healy’s favourite band that Taylor Swift references on Guilty as Sin?

[ad_1] Sign up to Roisin O’Connor’s free weekly newsletter Now Hear This for the inside track on all things music Get our Now Hear This email for free Taylor Swift fans are scrambling to decipher the US artist’s many lyrical references on new album The Tortured Poets Society. The Grammy-winning artist released her 11th studio album at midnight (5am GMT) on Friday 19 April, then announced an extended “anthology” version shortly after. Swifties were surprised to learn that the majority of songs do not, in fact, appear to be about her six-year relationship with British actor Joe Alwyn, with exceptions such as “So Long, London” and “loml”. Instead, much of her songwriting seems inspired by her brief fling with The 1975’s frontman Matty Healy, whom she dated around April and May last year. On “Guilty as Sin?” she sings about “fatal fantasies” for someone from her past who sends her the 1989 song “The Downtown Lights”, by Scottish band The Blue Nile (she might have felt a particular affinity for the song as it was …