Charlie Puth still in awe of Elton John collaboration

Derrick Santistevan

Charlie Puth is still in shock at landing the chance to deal with Elton John.

The Attention hitmaker first teased fans about the “really special” collaboration back in May, when he posted an image of himself with the Rocket Male icon on Instagram.

Puth exposes the track is now ended up and will be launched “soon”, and getting to strike the studio with his music idol was truly a dream come true.

Admiring having Sir Elton’s contact information, he informed U.S. breakfast show Today: “He just emailed me, which is pretty cool. It’s pretty cool seeing ‘Elton John’ pop up on your phone.”

Puth exposes the 2 artists are neighbours in Los Angeles, and although they had actually talked about the concept of working together, the 28- year-old never ever believed it would really pertain to fulfillment.

“We met at a restaurant in L.A. – this was back in December – and he said, ‘Yeah, let’s write’, and I didn’t expect him to hit me up the week after, and be like, ‘We’re neighbours, we should just use your studio…'”

The artists rapidly found they had entirely various techniques of songwriting: “He said to me something really interesting, he said, ‘You know, Charlie, I write music when lyrics are given to me, and you write lyrics after,’ which is true, so we write very differently, but he said, ‘Let’s take a crack at it anyway’.”

And their efforts settled: “(Elton) sat down and played the entire three minute and three second song – that is done and people will hear soon. He played it in one take, the piano part,” he shared, “and then I wrote the lyrics. We did it reversed…”

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