Mark Ronson DM’d Dua Lipa to Be a part of the ‘Barbie’ Soundtrack – Rolling Stone

Lipa launched Barbie the Album‘s lead single “Dance the Night time” on Friday

All of it “began with a DM.” After the official launch of the Barbie soundtrack’s lead single “Dance the Night time,” Mark Ronson shared his first-ever attain out (through IG DM) to Dua Lipa to hitch him on the music.

“Hey! I’m doing the songs for the Barbie film with Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken,” Ronson wrote Lipa. “It’s dir. by Greta Gerwig (Little LadiesLadybird) and it’s possibly the funniest script I’ve ever learn, like [redacted] humorous.”

“There’s a music with an enormous 60 particular person dance quantity with the entire forged – I solely have the observe thus far, as they began rehearsals, however I might fucking adore it in the event you would think about co-writing and starring on it. I actually suppose the film’s going to be unbelievable,” Ronson continued within the message.

Clearly the message labored as Lipa — who performs a mermaid Barbie within the movie — joined the soundtrack for its lead single. “It began with a DM… So over the moon excited that our music from this unbelievable film is lastly out immediately,” Ronson wrote on Instagram.

The discharge of “Dance the Night time” comes a number of days after Rolling Stone solely revealed the stacked lineup of artists which can be set to be featured on the soundtrack. Among the many musicians collaborating are Ava Max, Charli XCX, HAIM, Lizzo, Nicki Minaj, Karol G, Tame Impala, and PinkPantheress.

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Following the artist lineup reveal, Barbie launched a second film trailer, which included a snippet of a music by Minaj and Ice Spice that samples Aqua’s “Barbie Lady.”

“Dance the Night time” units the tone for Barbie, which shattered its personal shiny picture in an official trailer displaying that life in paradise isn’t as dreamy because it appears. Like Margot Robbie’s Barbie, Lipa’s accompanying music video is as a lot glitter and glam as it’s escapism and unease.

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