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Dua Lipa + Elton John Collaborate On ‘Cold Heart’

The latest throwback in a series of collaborations between new and established Rock royalty, Dua Lipa and Sir Elton John come together on (the Pnau Remix of “Cold Heart “

On Wednesday (August 11), the UK superstars confirmed that the new musical alliance would come out on Friday, August 13 remixed by Pnau. Consisting of Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes and Sam Littlemore, Sir Elton has mentored the Australian dance music production trio for years, as they previously worked together on the 2012 remix album Good Morning to the Night, consisting of songs consisting of early Elton John repertoire. The collection debuted at #1 on the U.K. Albums Chart.

Taking to her Instagram Story page, Dua Lipa wrote: “I’m fizzing with excitment!!!! @eltonjohn i love you and i’m so happy this is finally coming out into the world,”, followed by an array of heart emojis, while sharing artwork of the animated singers.

Underneath his Instagram post, which shared a snippet of “Cold Heart,” he elder musician included: “Dua, I adore you, and it has been an incredible experience making this together. I can’t wait for you all to hear it!” “Cold, cold heart. Hard done by you. Some things looking better baby. Just passin’ through,” the Rocket Man sings the interpolation of his ’80s hit “Sacrifice.”

The two artists previously joined forces in March during his annual Oscar viewing party, where Lipa and John took turns duetting with on other’s songs, including his Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 “Bennie and the Jets” and her Future Nostalgia deep cut “Love Again.” John was also one of the VIP guest stars on Lipa’s Studio 2054 livestream last year.

Dua Lipa’s “Cold Heart” lyrics combine the older Brits legendary smash “Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)” as she sings in her extended teaser of the song that she posted on Twitter. “And I think it’s gonna be a long, long time/ ‘Til touchdown brings me ’round again to find,”

MY NEW SINGLE WITH @eltonofficial – COLD HEART (@pnau remix) OUT THIS FRIDAY!!!!!!!! Pre-save now https://t.co/RKlQ8aBbjt pic.twitter.com/VtJS5zVzUC

— DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) August 11, 2021

Pre-save “Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)” here.

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Author: Brad LeBeau

Photo: Tore Sætre