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John Legend Premieres EDM-Influenced Song Featuring Kimbra

06/19/2013
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(Radio.com) John Legend has returned with a brand new track, and it's unlike anything you've heard from him before. Legend premiered his new single, "Made To Love," on Monday (June 17) via the blog Hello Beautiful.

The song has a little bit of that spaghetti western feel Legend nailed on his song "Who Did That To You," which was his contribution to Django Unchained. But for this one, Legend manages to add a bit of EDM and a dash of classical flair that includes a segment of operatic vocals.

On this one, percussion (specifically African tribal drums and handclaps) take the place of his usual piano-centric melody as he croons, "I was sent here for you/We were made to love."

Kimbra, best known for her contribution to Gotye's 2012 smash hit "Somebody That I Used To Know," provides the haunting backup vocals and even shows off her scatting skills. The song was produced by Da Internz, Dave Tozer, Nana Kwabena and Kanye West. Legend has worked with Kanye before and is reportedly featured on the rapper's most recent album, Yeezus an influence that shows here.

The song will be on Legend's upcoming album Love In The Future, out June 25. This is his first studio album since 2008′s Evolver. Listen to the track

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