Sting and Melody Gardot recount a laid-back adventure on their new song, “Little Something”, from Gardot’s recently announced upcoming album Sunset in the blue.
On the duo, backed by Spanish guitar, Sting and Gardot describe an unattached relationship – “Don’t call me lover / stop thinking about it, thinking about it” – but with a lot of passion nonetheless. The song premiered with longtime Sting guitarist Dominic Miller and French producer Jen Jis.
âThis new song – co-written by my dear friend Dominic Miller – has a simple and infectious joy, and it was so much fun exchanging vocals with the exquisite Melody Gardot,â Sting said in a statement. “Hope you can hear the smile in our voices.”
Gardot added: âIn these complicated times, collaboration is the only saving grace for us musicians. I was so surprised when Jen Jis came to me with this track, and then to find out that it was a duet with Sting! While I recognize that this is a big change from my usual musical genre, I loved having the chance to challenge myself with something newâ¦ that’s the raison d’Ãªtre of the music. “
Gardot will release his fifth studio album, Sunset in the blue, October 23 via Decca Records. In May, while confined to her home in Paris during the Covid-19 pandemic, Gardot organized a virtual orchestra of musicians unemployed due to the pandemic and brought them together to play on her single “From Paris With Love “.