Last year, it was Daft Punk. Now, Coldplay.
Electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder has worked his production magic on “Midnight,” a song lifted from Coldplay’s upcoming new album “Ghost Stories.”
Moroder has remixed the track, which is available to download at iTunes and can be streamed at the Italian producer’s SoundCloud account.
Moroder helped invent disco in the ‘70s with Donna Summer (“I Feel Love,” “Love to Love You Baby”) and created the synth soundbed for various ’80s film soundtracks. After disappearing from pop culture for two decades, he came roaring back into the spotlight with a starring role on Daft Punk’s multi Grammy-winning, international hit album release “Random Access Memories.”
“Ghost Stories,” Coldplay’s sixth album, will be released worldwide on May 19. It’s their first since “Mylo Xyloto” dropped in 2011.
Last week, the British band announced they would play six “intimate” shows in a trek that visits Germany, the U.S., France, Japan and the U.K. The itinerary as it stands will start April 25 at E-Werk in Cologne, then moves to N.Y., L.A., Paris, Tokyo and London.