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Download MP3: Sting & Shaggy – Don’t Make Me Wait

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Sting & Shaggy – Don’t Make Me Wait mp3 download

Legendary music stars Sting and Shaggy have a collab album coming out and release the very first track off the body of work titled Don’t Make Me Wait.

During a chat with Rolling Stone Wednesday to unveil the project’s first single. “The most important thing to me in any kind of music is surprise,” Sting said. “And everybody is surprised by this collaboration—by what they’re hearing. We’re surprising.”

Though “surprising” might seem like an understatement to some, the first cut—”Don’t Make Me Wait,” available via streaming outlets Jan. 25—is a promising introduction to what has clearly been a fruitful collaborative relationship.

During the Manhattan-based sessions for the album, dubbed 44/876, Sting was fortunate enough to be introduced to the Jamaican grapefruit soda Ting. At one point during the interview, Sting holds a bottle of Ting up to his face and Shaggy starts cracking up about “the Sting-Ting connection.” Legendary album? Confirmed.

“Don’t Make Me Wait” actually marks the beginning of the project and came together thanks to Sting’s manager Martin Kierszenbaum, who sent the Police frontman an early version of the track last summer. Once Sting gave it a spin, he headed to a studio in Los Angeles where Shaggy was working to surprise him with a chorus. “Once he cosigned it, I was like, ‘F^*k, I was right! The God says it’s a hit!'” Shaggy said. A Gil Green-directed video for the track, shot in Kingston, is expected to arrive shortly.

Having fun in the studio with @direalshaggy. Photo by @mkcherryboom

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