Keith Urban reveals he was Christmas shopping when Taylor Swift reached out to him about the album Fearless

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Keith Urban reveals on Ellen that he was Christmas shopping at the Australian mall when Taylor Swift contacted him about his collaboration on the album Fearless

He appears on two tracks on Taylor Swift’s fearless re-recorded album.

And Keith Urban shared with Ellen DeGeneres how he was doing Christmas shopping when the pop superstar reached out to him about his collaboration on the songs.

In the interview that aired Thursday, the country music star revealed in a remote interview with the host of a daytime chat show that he had listened to the music while sitting in a food court in an Australian mall.

Backstory: He appears on two songs on Taylor Swift's re-recorded Intrepid album.  And Keith Urban shared with Ellen DeGeneres how he was doing Christmas shopping when the pop superstar reached out to him about his collaboration on the songs.

Backstory: He appears on two songs on Taylor Swift’s re-recorded Intrepid album. And Keith Urban shared with Ellen DeGeneres how he was doing Christmas shopping when the pop superstar reached out to him about his collaboration on the songs.

‘I’m at the mall doing my Christmas shopping and I get a text from Taylor saying,’ I have some songs I want you to sing, want to hear them? ‘and I said,’ Sure, ” he explained.

“So she sends me these songs and I’m in the mall food court listening to these two unreleased Taylor Swift songs.”

Urban added, “It was an unusual place to hear unreleased Taylor Swift music, but I love the songs and luckily was able to put a voice on both.”

New Details: 'I'm at the mall doing my Christmas shopping and I get a text from Taylor saying,' I have some songs I want you to sing, want to hear them?  'and I said,' Sure, '' he explained

New Details: 'I'm at the mall doing my Christmas shopping and I get a text from Taylor saying,' I have some songs I want you to sing, want to hear them?  'and I said,' Sure, '' he explained

New Details: ‘I’m at the mall doing my Christmas shopping and I get a text from Taylor saying,’ I have some songs I want you to sing, want to hear them? ‘and I said,’ Sure, ” he explained

How it came together: 'So she sends me these songs and I'm in the food court at the mall listening to these two unreleased Taylor Swift songs,' Urban added: 'It was an unusual place to get unreleased Taylor Swift to hear music '

How it came together: 'So she sends me these songs and I'm in the food court at the mall listening to these two unreleased Taylor Swift songs,' Urban added: 'It was an unusual place to get unreleased Taylor Swift to hear music '

How it came together: ‘So she sends me these songs and I’m sitting in the food court at the mall listening to these two unreleased Taylor Swift songs,’ Urban added: ‘It was an unusual place to get unreleased Taylor Swift to hear music ‘

He can be seen with Swift on We Were Happy and That’s When on Fearless (Taylor’s Version).

Swift released the new version of the 2008 album last week as part of her project to re-record all of her old material after her master recordings sold.

During his performance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Urban also revealed that his two daughters Faith and Sunday, who he shares with wife Nicole Kidman, were “just thrilled that Dad got a text from Taylor Swift.”

New Music: Urban can be seen with Swift on We Were Happy and That's When on Fearless (Taylor's Version).  Swift released the new version of the 2008 album last week as part of her project to re-record all of her old material after her master recordings sold.

New Music: Urban can be seen with Swift on We Were Happy and That's When on Fearless (Taylor's Version).  Swift released the new version of the 2008 album last week as part of her project to re-record all of her old material after her master recordings sold.

New Music: Urban can be seen with Swift on We Were Happy and That’s When on Fearless (Taylor’s Version). Swift released the new version of the 2008 album last week as part of her project to re-record all of her old material after her master recordings sold.

Fans: Urban recently arrived in the US with daughters Faith and Sunday who he shares with wife Nicole Kidman.  He told Ellen his daughters were 'thrilled dad got a text from Taylor Swift'

Fans: Urban recently arrived in the US with daughters Faith and Sunday who he shares with wife Nicole Kidman.  He told Ellen his daughters were 'thrilled dad got a text from Taylor Swift'

Fans: Urban recently arrived in the US with daughters Faith and Sunday who he shares with wife Nicole Kidman. He told Ellen his daughters were ‘thrilled dad got a text from Taylor Swift’

Urban, 53, recently arrived in the US from Australia along with Faith and Sunday.

They reunited with Kidman, who is currently filming the Lucille Ball biopic Being The Ricardos in Los Angeles.

The hitmaker is also preparing to organize the 56th ACM Awards on Sunday with fellow countryman Mickey Guyton.

Celebrity couple: Urban prepares to host the 56th ACM Awards with fellow countryman Mickey Guyton on Sunday, while Kidman films Lucille Ball's biopic Being The Ricardos in LA

Celebrity couple: Urban prepares to host the 56th ACM Awards with fellow countryman Mickey Guyton on Sunday, while Kidman films Lucille Ball's biopic Being The Ricardos in LA

Celebrity couple: Urban prepares to host the 56th ACM Awards with fellow countryman Mickey Guyton on Sunday, while Kidman films Lucille Ball’s biopic Being The Ricardos in LA

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