The collaboration between Vampire Weekend‘s Ezra Koenig and Major Lazer has emerged online – listen to it above.
The track, titled ‘Jessica’, features on Major Lazer’s forthcoming LP ‘Free The Universe’, the project of producer/DJ Diplo which also features a host of other names including Santigold, Haim, Peaches, Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors, Wyclef Jean, Ms Dynamite and Shaggy. The album is the follow-up to Major Lazer’s 2009 debut, ‘Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do’, and is set for release on April 15.
The all-star ‘Free The Universe’ tracklisting is:
‘You’re No Good’ [ft. Santigold, Vybz Kartel, Danielle Haim & Yasmin]
‘Jet Blue Jet’ [ft. Leftside, GTA, Razz & Biggy]
‘Get Free’ [ft. Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors]
‘Jah No Partial’ [ft. Flux Pavilion]
‘Wind Up’ [ft. Elephant Man & Opal]
‘Scare Me’ [ft. Peaches & Timberlee]
‘Jessica’ [ft. Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend]
‘Bumaye (Watch Out for This)’ [ft. Busy Signal & Flexican]
‘Keep Cool’ [ft. Shaggy & Wynter Gordon]
‘Sweat’ [ft. Laidback Luke & Ms Dynamite]
‘Reach For The Stars’ [ft. Wyclef Jean]
‘Bubble Butt’ [ft. Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic]
‘Mashup The Dance’ [ft. The Partysquad & Ward 21]
‘Playground’ [ft. Bugle & Arama]
Meanwhile, Vampire Weekend are set to release their third album ‘Modern Vampires Of The City’ on May 6.