DJ Cassidy premieres the lyric video for Chromeo collab Future Is Mine: 


 
Apparently DJ Cassidy’s kicked off the recording of his still-unscheduled debut studio album Paradise Royale by listening to a selection of songs recorded between 1978 and 1982, and then asking musicians who played on many of those tracks to pick up their instruments again to feature on his LP.

He then went on to enlist a series of more current artists to contribute vocals on the tracks that those early hits inspired and, so far, we’ve heard Jessie J and Robin Thicke pop up on last April’s UK top ten hit Calling All Hearts and the R Kelly-assisted Make The World Go Round

Meanwhile the musicians on the rosta with decades of experience under their belt have included Nile Rodgers, Earth Wind and Fire’s Verdine White, Phillip Bailey and Larry Dunn, JR Robinson from Rufus, and Jerry Hey who arranged the horns and strings for many a hit from Michael Jackson’s heyday.

The NYC-based producer’s next single Future is Mine sees him calling upon the electro-expertise of Canadian duo Chromeo to wrap their slick, funk-licked vocals around backing support provided by Robinson and Hey, as well as Grammy Award-winning soul singer Patrice Rushen and guitar legend Wah Wah Johnson (Marvin Gaye, Barry White).

Although there’s still no word on when the album will arrive, other artists also rumoured to be involved include Mary J. Blige, John Legend, Estelle, Kelly Rowland, Usher, Passion Pit and Ne-Yo.

Watch the new lyric video for Future Is Mine.

 

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