Dua Lipa says Tame Impala’s ‘Currents’ “utterly modified my life”

Dua Lipa has opened up about her current collaboration with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker and has revealed that the band’s ‘Currents‘ album, “utterly modified my life.”

The singer introduced her return earlier this week (November 10) with the music ‘Houdini’, her first new music since 2020’s ‘Future Nostalgia’, which NME rated 5 stars upon launch.

Lipa’s upcoming new album is ready to have what Lipa deemed “a psychedelic through-line”, which many suppose is the affect of her collaboration with Parker.

Now, in a brand new interview with Triple J, Lipa has opened up about working with Parker extra and the way the band’s music was pivotal in her life.

“By way of issues that I’m obsessive about, ‘Currents’ has been the soundtrack to my life,” Lipa stated of Tame Impala’s third album, launched in 2015. “It’s one among my favorite albums ever ever ever. [It] was form of just like the gateway drug for me into Tame Impala. It utterly modified my life and so it was very, very cool to have the ability to collaborate with him this fashion.”

Lipa stated she’d all the time “admired” Parker as a musician. “I’ve all the time regarded as much as [him] as somebody that I’m actually impressed by and [he] has all the time been on my dream board of individuals to work with.”

On their musical chemistry, Lipa added: “It form of took us each abruptly how effectively we simply gelled within the studio and the way effectively it labored and the way enjoyable it was to collaborate with one another. We’ve made some actually enjoyable songs,” (through Consequence).

A 4 star evaluate of Lipa’s new observe from NME stated: “‘Houdini’, the primary style of that hotly-anticipated subsequent LP, doesn’t ditch the Studio 54-ready sound completely. Because the music enters its last throes, a glittering synth arpeggio (which has producer Kevin Parker written throughout it) takes centre stage and transports us proper again beneath the strobing lights and smoke machines of discos previous.

“It’s the briefest interlude, however sufficient to make the only really feel like a cohesive subsequent step from once we final heard Lipa in album mode.”

Lipa has been teasing the sound of her new album as early as this yr. She stated: “The album is completely different – it’s nonetheless pop but it surely’s completely different sonically, and there’s extra of a lyrical theme. If I advised you the title, all the pieces would make sense – however I believe we’ll simply have to attend.”

Mark Ronson additionally revealed that he has heard a number of the new album, describing it as “unimaginable”.

This month Lipa acquired the rights to her catalogue of songs in a cope with her earlier publishers, TAP Music.


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