Mark Ronson Late Night Feelings

Angel Olsen Guests on ‘True Blue’ from Mark Ronson (Listen Up)

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Angel Olsen and Mark Ronson have collaborated on “True Blue,” from Ronson’s album, Late Night Feelings, out today to stream through Spotify. Over a punchy beat and rumbling bass line, Olsen’s striking vocals carry the song as she describes a bittersweet ending to an intense relationship: “fucking around // havin’ fallen in love // saying goodbye // cause you’re giving it up // all that you were // all that you lost // whoever thought it came with a cost?” before eventually blending into swirling reverb and synth.

I wasn’t sure what it would be like to work with Mark, considering we are both from different production worlds..but it was such a fun, organic experience for me. Seriously,” says Olsen. “He gave me full reign to try things out – I even play a little guitar on the track (not that I’m a virtuoso player or anything). At the time I’d been listening to a lot of dark disco, specifically Nico’s dance version of Heroes. I wanted to make something dark like that, but also something people could skate to. A true roller rink song. Hearing the final track back was so rewarding for me. I can’t say it enough. I hope to play it live! I’m excited to hear the record in its entirety.

Angel Olsen

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