Clean Bandit Find Elton John Hilarious - Noise11.com
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Clean Bandit Find Elton John Hilarious

by Music-News.com on June 5, 2018

in News

Elton John simultaneously told jokes and played the piano when he recorded with Clean Bandit.

The British band, made up of Grace Chatto and brothers Jack and Luke Patterson, bagged studio time with the singing legend a few years ago.

The track is set to feature on the band’s upcoming second album, and cello playing Grace has recalled what it was like recording with Elton.

“Yes, a couple of years ago (we worked with Elton),” she said to Britain’s OK! magazine. “He was so funny! He sat down at the piano and didn’t playing for the whole day, just constant ideas flowing. He was telling loads of jokes at the same time.”

The group have become known for their collaborations, and have also worked with Sean Paul, Jess Glynne and most recently Demi Lovato on new track Solo.

The song was released on 18 May and reached the top 10 in music charts around the world.

“It was great working with Demi,” Grace smiled. “The song’s quite empowering. It’s about missing your ex but also about finding your own strength and deciding you’re going to be on your own. It has a Middle Eastern/ Bollywood sound to the strings. On Britney Spears’ single Toxic they got the same effect by mistake, after recording the violins too slow and then speeding them up. We did the same thing on Solo.”

And next up, it’s Stormzy’s turn to get the Clean Bandit treatment.

“I love him so much,” Grace gushed. “He’s very funny and great to talk to and he’s such a genius. The flow he was doing over the beat was maybe a bit of a new direction or him. It’s amazing.”

vvnmusic.com

music-news.com

For news as it happens follow Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran has made an Advertisement for Heinz Ketchup

Ed Sheeran's Heinz Tomato Ketchup advert is inspired by an actual meal he had at a "super posh restaurant".

4 hours ago
21 Savage
21 Savage donated to legal advocacy group

Rapper 21 Savage has gifted officials at the Southern Poverty Law Center $25,000 (£19,900) after helping him work through his immigration issues earlier this year (19).

2 days ago
Billie Eilish
Australian Charts: Billie Eilish album returns to no 1

Billie Eilish returns to the No.1 Albums spot with her debut set "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" for an overall fifth week at top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

3 days ago
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Performs In New York Gay Bar Stonewall

Taylor Swift performed a surprise set at New York gay bar Stonewall Inn on Friday night (14 June).

3 days ago
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga to expand her Born To Run Foundation teen mental health program

Lady Gaga plans to roll out her Born This Way Foundation's teen mental health programme in schools across the United States.

4 days ago
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Ariana Grande gives emotional tribute to Mac Miller

Ariana Grande reportedly struggled to get through her set when she performed in ex-boyfriend Mac Miller's hometown on Wednesday.

4 days ago
DZ Deathrays
Check Out New DZ Deathrays ‘In-To-It’ VIDEO Directed By SPOD

Spod has directed the new DZ Deathrays video ‘In-To-It’ with help from Alexander Orlando Smith.

5 days ago