Bastille and Haim have collaborated on a bonkers stab of brilliant pop for ‘Bite Down’, a new track lifted from Dan Smith and co.’s new mixtape ‘Other People’s Heartache Pt. III’.
Premiering on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show as a Hottest Record, the track falls as part of a release that also features Lizzo, Angel Haze and MNEK.
Speaking to DIY about the collaboration as part of our November cover feature, Dan Smith said: “When it comes to working with people. it’s about making room for others. There’s no egos involved. It’s never like, ‘Fuck you I want two verses’. When Haim came in, they all sang, Danielle played guitar because she’s wicked at it. Este did some bass stuff, we did some programming, I wrote it but it all actually happened in one evening. Three or four hours.”
Listen to Bastille VS. Haim’s ‘Bite Down’ below.
1 Fall Into Your Arms (Bastille vs. The Gemma Sharples Quartet)
2 Bite Down (Bastille vs. HAIM)
3 Bad News (Bastille vs. MNEK)
4 The Driver
5 Axe To Grind (Bastille vs. Tyde vs. Rationale)
6 Torn Apart (Bastille vs. Grades vs. Lizzo)
7 Weapon (Bastille vs. Angel Haze vs. F*U*G*Z vs. Braque)
8 Remains (Bastille vs. Rag N Bone Man vs. Skunk Anansie)
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