‘Stranger Things’: This Taylor Swift Song Would Save Sadie Sink From Vecna’s Curse, and It Isn’t ‘All Too Well’

“Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” saves Sadie Sink’s character Max Mayfield in Stranger Things 4 Vol. 1, but which song would pull the actor out of Vecna’s curse? In an interview with Netflix, Sink talked about one Taylor Swift song that could pull her from the clutches of Stranger Things 4’s big bad. Find out which song would save this Swiftie. 

[SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers ahead for Stranger Things 4 Vol. 1.]

Max (Sadie Sink) in the Upside Down in 'Stranger Things' 4 Vol. 1
Sadie Sink as Max Mayfield | Netflix

Sadie Sink stars in Taylor Swift’s ‘All Too Well’ short film

Sink recently added “Her,” Swift’s avatar in All Too Well: The Short Film, to her acting portfolio. As the actor revealed to Buzzfeed: 

“[Working on the video] was so exciting. I definitely never thought that that would ever be possible and that our paths wouldn’t have crossed that way. Really, it was a very surreal moment. We had a really cool experience together, and we made something that we’re all really proud of.” 

Sadie Sink, Buzzfeed

Despite her role in Swift’s film, “All Too Well” isn’t the song that would save Sink from Vecna. 

‘august’ by Taylor Swift would save Sadie Sink from ‘Stranger Things’ 4 Vol. 1 villain Vecna

In Stranger Things 4 Vol. 1, Max is still dealing with the loss of her stepbrother Billy (Dacre Montgomery). She starts experiencing headaches and creepy visions but doesn’t fill in her guidance counselor or any of her friends. Eventually, Max pieces together she’s Vecna’s next victim. 

While in the Upside Down, Max stumbles upon Vecna’s lair and witnesses what happened to his previous victims, Chrissy Cunningham (Grace Van Dien) and Fred Benson (Logan Riley Bruner). Back in the real world, Steve (Joe Keery), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo), and Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin) get some intel from Nancy Wheeler (Natalia Dyer) and Robin Buckley (Maya Hawke) after their visit with Victor Creel (Robert Englund). They play Max’s favorite song to guide her back to the land of the living. 

According to her interview with Netflix’s Tudum, Sink said Swift’s “august” would save her from Vecna’s grasp. “That song honestly can revive me from anything,” Sink said, despite her starring role in “All Too Well” and Swift’s “The 1” being at the top of her Spotify Wrapped last year. 

‘Stranger Things’ 4 star Noah Schnapp says a Cardi B song would save him from Vecna 

“Which song would save you from Vecna” is a growing trend on Twitter, TikTok, and beyond. Stranger Things fans worldwide are sharing the tunes that would pull them out of the Upside Down, including star Noah Schnapp. 

“If I ever get cursed by Vecna just play W.A.P on my AirPods and I’ll be out of that trance in no time,” the actor tweeted on May 30.

Max’s Vecna song in ‘Stranger Things’ 4 put Kate Bush back in the charts 

The weekend Stranger Things 4 Vol. 1 premiered, Kate Bush’s song saw a resurgence in interest thanks to the Netflix series. “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” topped the iTunes charts, per Vulture, and sits at No. 2 on Spotify’s Top 200 at the time of publication.

Watch Stranger Things 4 Vol. 1 on Netflix. 

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