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Here's How Taylor Swift Prevents Her Backup Dancers From Leaking Her Music

Spoiler alert: There's a cowbell involved.

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That's right — all those background dancers in her "End Game" video? Yeah, they couldn't actually hear the song they were dancing to. It's all revealed in this behind-the-scenes video from the shoot:

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And it is adorably awkward to watch:

2018 mood: Taylor Swift dancing to a cowbell so nobody can leak the track

Instead, she literally flew somebody out to play it for him on an iPad, and then took the iPad back. Here's what he told the Brazilian publication Capricho last year:

She wouldn't ever send new songs, no. I hear them but it has to be with her. I remember when I did a song with her for her album, I was in San Francisco and they sent someone with a locked briefcase with an iPad and one song on it and they flew to San Francisco, and they played me the song I've done with her. And they were like, "Do you like it?" I was like, "Yeah." And then they took it back. That's how you hear them.

You can check out the full behind-the-scenes video for "End Game" here:

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