Dua Lipa Says Gwen Stefani ‘Physical’ Remix Will Take a Week Longer — Here’s Why

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Dua Lipa visitor hosted Jimmy Kimmel Live on Aug. 10. Her visitor was fellow musician Gwen Stefani, with whom Dua Lipa is collaborating on a remix of her track “Physical.”

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The Future Nostalgia singer started the interview with some information about “Physical” because the singers shared their mutual inspiration. You can watch the total interview beneath, and skim why “Physical” goes to take per week longer than Dua Lipa initially predicted.

Why Dua Lipa needed to have Gwen Stefani on her remix album 

Dua Lipa informed Stefani that the previous No Doubt frontwoman had been an enormous affect on her personal music profession. No Doubt’s second album, Tragic Kingdom, was a chart topper in 1996 with singles “Just a Girl,” “Spider Webs” and “Don’t Speak.” Stefani’s solo work was influential too.

“I’m a massive, massive fan of yours,” Dua Lipa mentioned. “I did learn how to spell bananas because of you. I’d play your songs, I’d pause them, I’d write them down, I’d pause the song again, write them down just so I could learn the words to all your songs.”

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Stefani may relate to obsessing over music. Her influential obsessions had been showtunes.

“I feel I was obsessive about musicals after I was a child, like Evita or the Annie soundtrack,” Stefani mentioned. “That was one that we used to have cassette tapes and me and my sister used to listen to it. We’d memorize the warped part of the tape. We even memorized that part but never thought that it would lead to being able to make music and be a songwriter but here we are, lucky.”

Gwen Stefani was thrilled to file with Dua Lipa

Stefani has skilled many various successes in her profession. She was in a profitable band and had a profitable solo profession. She additionally bought to be a choose on NBC’s The Voice. Stefani tod Dua Lipa that her invitation to remix “Physical” from her Future Nostalgia album got here at simply the suitable time. 

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“That’s so crazy,” Stefani mentioned. “When you think that nothing is ever going to happen again, you get asked to be on your song and I’m like, ‘Yeah, of course I’ll do that.’ And you’re so cool. Thanks for having me.”

The ‘Physical’ remix was assist to be out Aug. 21

On Aug. 4, Dua Lipa tweeted a remix album of her newest launch, Future Nostalgia. Her anticipated date was initially Aug. 21.

“CLUB FUTURE NOSTALGIA THE REMIX ALBUM W THE BLESSED MADONNA COMING AUGUST 21ST,” the singer wrote. “LEVITATING AUGUST 14TH – FEATURING MISSY ELLIOTT & MADONNA – PHYSICAL FT. GWEN STEFANI REMIXED BY MARK RONSON +++ ALL FUTURE NOSTALGIA TRACKS N THEN SUM REMIXED BY UR FAVES.”

Dua Lipa has plans for animated music movies for each remix monitor. Unfortunately, animation takes time. 

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“The pleasure is all mien and I can’t wait for everyone to hear it,” Dua Lipa mentioned. “Our song will come out on August 28 because, as you know, we’re doing an animation for every single song on the record. So it’s going to take a little bit of time but it’s going to be amazing and just wait until they hear you.”

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