One of the biggest reasons to look forward to Duran Duran's next album Paper Gods is all of the surprising collaborations, from Lindsay Lohan and Mark Ronson to Kiesza and Janelle Monae.
The song featuring the latter, "Pressure Off," also featuring Chic's Nile Rodgers, has now surfaced. The futuristic dance track finds Rodgers dialing up his signature guitar funk and Monae joining in on the chorus.
If it doesn't sound far off from Duran Duran's 1986 album Notorious, that's probably because it was produced by Rodgers. When the band set out on recording Paper Gods, meanwhile, their goal was to 'capture the duality and sense of conflict at the heart of Duran Duran's music," per a press release. According to bassist John Taylor, 'It really goes back to that strange early Duran mix: the hard-edged pop, coexisting with this dark, weird, experimental side." Listen to the song here.