Coldplay has another superstar collaboration in the works for their upcoming album, this time with actress / singer Selena Gomez. The Only the murders in the building The star took to Twitter on Monday (October 4th) to announce that she and the English rock band have joined forces on the new song “Let Somebody Go”.
Gomez released a visual to share the news with his followers, which featured a reimagined technicolor version of planet Earth spinning in space, surrounded by dozens of stars. The brief video also gave fans a preview of the track, on which “Lose You to Love Me” frontman and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin sang, “When I called the mathematicians and asked them to ‘explain / They said love equals pain’ against an ample pop instrumental background.
No official release date for “Let Somebody Go” has yet been announced, although it is slated to appear on Music of spheres, Coldplay’s next album slated for release on October 15th. The group had not shared any additional details about the track on their social accounts at press time.
The news of the Gomez / Coldplay collaboration follows “My Universe,” the group’s duet with K-pop superstars BTS and the second single from Music of spheres. “My Universe” – released September 24 via Parlophone and Atlantic Records – debuted at numbers 38 and 42 on the Alternative Airplay and Rock & Alternative Airplay polls dated October 2, respectively. The debut marked the K-pop group’s first appearance on the rock and alternative charts.
Coldplay later announced that they would be doing a weeklong residency on The Late Late Show With James Corden October 18-21 in support of Music for Spheres, where they will be making their “Let Somebody Go” debut with Gomez as well as a special performance of “Human Heart” with We Are KING and Jacob Collier.
Listen to the first official single from “Let Somebody Go” below.
– Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) October 4, 2021