Dessner co-produced “exile” with Swift’s boyfriend Joe Alwyn. They would collaborate again on the title track to Swift’s followup LP evermore. Last April, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon teased an unreleased collaboration with Swift that would later appear on How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last? the second album from Big Red Machine, his side project with Dessner and Anaïs Mitchell.
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