Michael Bublé Recruits Barenaked Ladies & Sofia Reyes For Quarantine Bop 'Gotta Be Patient': Watch

Michael Bublé
Evaan Kheraj

Michael Bublé

Michael Bublé, like many artists, is keeping active during the coronavirus quarantine.

On Monday (April 27), he surprised fans with a new song called “Gotta Be Patient,” and he recruited Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies and Mexican pop artist Sofia Reyes for the tune.

The nearly three-minute song is a catchy doo-wop track about having patience amid the global health crisis. “I just want to see my friends/ I want to walk the streets again but I gotta be patient/ So let’s enjoy this confination,” the song goes. Reyes, who brings her silky voice to the party, further elaborates, singing in Spanish: “If you want to come out/ I’m sorry but no/ You have to stay inside.”

"Charlie my manager sent me the song! Warner is Michael's label and mine and he thought of pairing us together for this," Reyes tells Billboard. "Everything happened very fast. It has definitely been a highlight of my career! Wow. Michael spoke to me the next day to talk about the recording. He is adorable, I admire him even more now. It is a pleasure for me to make this song, especially for the current situation. I think in these uncertain times we need a good vibe, and this song is that," she adds.

This isn't the first time Bublé has had a virtual hangout with a Latin artist. Prior to teaming up with Reyes for “Gotta Be Patient,” the Canadian singer had an Instagram Live with Colombian pop-urban star Sebastian Yatra, where the two perfectly harmonized to Nat King Cole's "L.O.V.E." and even promised to work together in the future.

Watch the homemade clip for "Gotta Be Patient" below.

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