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The singer introduced her return earlier this week (November 10) with the track ‘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 assume 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.
“When it comes to 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 in every of my favorite albums ever ever ever. [It] was sort 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 manner.”
Lipa stated she’d at all times “admired” Parker as a musician. “I’ve at all times appeared as much as [him] as somebody that I’m actually impressed by and [he] has at all times been on my dream board of individuals to work with.”
On their musical chemistry, Lipa added: “It sort of took us each abruptly how properly we simply gelled within the studio and the way properly 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 assessment of Lipa’s new monitor from NME stated: “‘Houdini’, the primary style of that hotly-anticipated subsequent LP, doesn’t ditch the Studio 54-ready sound solely. Because the track enters its ultimate 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 12 months. She stated: “The album is completely different – it’s nonetheless pop nevertheless it’s completely different sonically, and there’s extra of a lyrical theme. If I advised you the title, every part would make sense – however I feel 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 take care of her earlier publishers, TAP Music.