Elton John is releasing a album of joint efforts with craftsmen from a few ages and sorts, including Nicki Minaj, Young Thug, Miley Cyrus, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks and Stevie Wonder.
The Lockdown Sessions, an assortment of 16 tunes highlighting John with specialists from Dua Lipa to the late Glen Campbell, will be released on October 22 by EMI Universal, the name reported on Wednesday.
The pandemic task was prodded by John stopping his ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ visit in March 2020, and by his Apple Music syndicated program Rocket Hour, through which he became more acquainted with a large number of the specialists he would work with.
The tracks were recorded with the specialists distant from one another at times, along with wellbeing precautionary measures in others.
John said it drove him into extremely new melodic domain, plunging into hip-bounce, country and electronic dance music, once in a while in a similar tune.
“I realised there was something weirdly familiar about working like this,” he said in a statement announcing the album.
“At the start of my career, in the late 60s, I worked as a session musician. Working with different artists during lockdown reminded me of that. I’d come full circle: I was a session musician again. And it was still a blast.”
The initial track with Dua Lipa, Cold Heart (PNAU Remix), was released recently.
John starts to lead the pack on a portion of the tracks, incorporating two part harmonies with Brandi Carlile and Eddie Vedder, and is a highlighted visitor on others, incorporating recently released accounts with Rina Sawayama and Surfaces.