The unlikely pairing of Elvis Costello and The Roots this week debuted the first fruit of their new collaboration, premiering on Pitchfork the single and lyric video for “Walk Us Uptown,” the first single off the forthcoming Wise Up Ghost. The album, produced by Roots associate Steven Mandel along with Costello and Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, is due Sept. 17 on Blue Note.
Check out the song and video below:
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