In a segment for BBC Radio 1, Dua Lipa took to the streets of London to play her new song to a stranger on the street.
Before Dua Lipa’s new song, ” Houdini », arrives Thursday evening, the singer exclusively gave the first listen of the long-awaited single to a stranger in the street.
In a sequence filmed for BBC Radio 1the singer and Greg James of the station take to the streets of London to find someone ” who may not be a Dua Lipa fan » and give him the gift of the world premiere of “ Houdini “.
The duo then spots Richard, an older man whose work day is about to be turned upside down. Richard admits that he “ heard » from her, but he doesn’t know her music.
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With that, Dua Lipa gives her phone to Richard so he can be the first to listen “ Houdini ”, and the employees of BBC Radio 1 celebrate the event with a congratulatory banner.
“ Excellent “, Richard said of ” Houdini » after his surprise listening. “ It would be impossible not to love it… Pleasant, bouncy. Yes, I would dance to this song. »
The artist replied: “ This is a perfect review. »
The rest of the world was able to discover “ Houdini » from Thursday evening. Last August, Dua Lipa confirmed to the magazine New York Times that a new album (the sequel to Future Nostalgia, released in 2020) was in the works, which she described as “ 1970s psychedelia “.