Well, here’s a series of names I never, ever thought I’d be writing about in one sentence, let alone one song. Gearing up to drop his highly anticipated new album At.Long.Last.A$AP, A$AP Rocky has dropped the subdued, wonderful new track Eternity. It features Rod Stewart, (who many of our mums listed as their favourites in our recent Mother’s Day edition,) Mark Ronson and Miguel.
On first view, I can’t help but think, seriously? Did he really need that much star power on one song? But once you listen to it, that all floats away really quickly, because this is a really great track.
Far more subdued than the majority of tracks we heard on his last release, Long.Live.A$AP, the soulful samples from Stewart and Miguel, alongside Ronson’s production, make for one hell of a cool track. The vast contrast between Rocky’s aggressive verses and those bluesy phrases is strange, but wonderful, and is getting me really excited about what’s to come, once the full album is out in the world.
At.Long.Last.A$AP comes out on June 2.