Clocking in at virtually six minutes lengthy, the observe leans closely into the unique tune’s home and disco influences. It marks the primary correct collaboration between Beyoncé and Madonna, although the previous did seem within the video for the latter’s Nicki Minaj-assisted 2015 single ‘Bitch I’m Madonna’.
It additionally comes because the fifth official remix for ‘Break My Soul’, using sizzling on the heels of a four-track remix EP that Bey dropped on Thursday (August 4). That launch options new spins on the tune – which initially arrived as our first preview of ‘Renaissance’ back in June – by Honey Dijon, will.i.am, Terry Hunter and Nita Aviance.
Have a hearken to ‘Break My Soul (The Queens Remix)’ beneath:
Yesterday (August 5), it was confirmed that ‘Renaissance’ had charted in the UK as Beyoncé’s fourth Number One album, whereas ‘Break My Soul’ turned her highest-charting solo hit in 14 years. The burst of excellent information adopted a string of controversy within the wake of the ‘Renaissance’ launch, as Bey was pressured to scrub an ableist lyric from the track ‘Heated’, and an interpolation of Kelis’ song ‘Milkshake’ from ‘Energy’.
In a four-star review of ‘Renaissance’, which was launched final Friday (July 29), NME’s Kyann-Sian Williams stated Beyoncé’s newest album “proceed[s] main the cost to carry Black tradition again to the forefront of home and dance scenes”. Amongst different followers of the album have been Lil Nas X, who declared that ‘Renaissance’ is “kinda changing my life somehow”.
In the meantime, Madonna has remained staunch on the significance of proudly owning the rights to her personal music, saying in a brand new interview that she has no plans to sell her sprawling back catalogue. When requested why she wouldn’t think about doing so – because the likes of Justin Timberlake, Sting and the estate of David Bowie have in latest months – she responded bluntly: “As a result of they’re my songs. Possession is every part isn’t it?”
Madonna’s final studio album was her 14th, ‘Madame X’, which arrived in June of 2019 and earned a four-star review from NME. Final December, she teased that new music could be released in 2022, sharing a photograph of herself recording vocals in a studio. “So nice to be again within the studio making Music once more,” she captioned a publish on social media, promising “suprises [sic] within the New Yr”.