It’s a Valentine’s Working day miracle! Khalid and Normani Kordei’s long-awaited collaboration is finally listed right here, and suffice to say, these two sound like a match produced in musical heaven.
The soulful singers join forces on the simmering sluggish-burn up “Love Lies,” from the Jack Antonoff-curated Adore, Simon soundtrack. “Sorry whether it is tough to seize my vibe,” Khalid sings. “I need a lover to perception, inform me you’re on my side / Are you down for the journey?” Normani effectively responds: “I’ve been so into your thriller / Is it given that of our heritage? / Are you into me?”
Previous thirty day interval, Khalid spoke about “Love Lies” with MTV Information correspondent Gaby Wilson, providing his duet affiliate essentially the most glowing consider. “Earlier than I focus on about myself, I wish to focus on about the truth that Normani’s voice is so attractive,” he reported. “And her kind, and the sauce that she has, is simply so unmatchable. She’s really the aim why this observe is nice. I merely can not purchase all of the credit standing. She’s nice.”
As for Normani, “Love Lies” is her 1st solo single other than Fifth Concord, and he or she instructed Beats 1 host Zane Lowe on Wednesday (February 14) that it undoubtedly gained’t be her remaining.
“I expertise like individuals are getting a sense of who I basically am,” she reported, incorporating that she’s about “30 p.c” achieved along with her possess solo job. “Being within the studio and partnering with Khalid, it basically tells me additional about myself that I didn’t all the time know was even there. That is unquestionably [a] increasing system and I am unable to maintain out. I’m so enthusiastic for the journey.”