Generally, at 80 years old, a person thinks of chilling in their homes but there are some of them who still are hustling. One such legend is Tina Turner. The 80-years-old legend recently came out of her retirement and collaborated with Dj Kygo (Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll). Tina Turner and Kygo have released a new remix of one of Turner’s hit songs,
Tina Turner has worked upon her 1984 blockbuster smash, ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’. This highly popular and famous song was taken from her solo album, ‘Private Dancer, ‘ which became Turner‘s most successful single.
Kygo and Tina Turner Collab For A Remix:
The 28-year-old Norwegian Dj and producer, Kygo, took to his twitter handle, announcing the collaboration. Kygo said that he is teaming up with iconic and legendary singer Tina Turner and will be dropping the track on July 17.
“Can’t believe I’m releasing a collab with @LoveTinaTurner this Friday! ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ is one of my all-time favorite songs. It feels surreal to get the opportunity to work with such a legendary artist. Can’t wait for you all to hear it.”
“I couldn’t be more excited to collaborate with Tina Turner, who is an icon that I grew up listening to,” Kygo said in a statement given to Rolling Stone.
He added: “‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’ is one of my all-time favorite songs so to have a chance to rework it has been a very special moment in my career.”
“I love working around timeless vocals and although it’s challenging to preserve elements of the original track and adding my own touch, I’m extremely happy with how it turned out!” Kygo concluded.
Kygo Releases His Third Eighties Famous Remix:
This is the third time that Kygo is remixing a top Eighties famous singles. He has dropped some smashing hits including Whitney Houstons’s major hit ‘Higher Love’ and Marvin Gaye’s ‘Sexual Healing’.
In addition to the club-style remix, Kygo also released a brand new music video. The video featured actors Laura Harrier and Charles Michael Davis. Sarah Bahbah and Laura Harrier directed the video.
The Norwegian Dj gained international fame with songs like “It Ain’t Me” with Selena Gomez in 2017. His remixes list includes Ed Sheeran’s “I See Fire” and his 2014 single “Firestone.”
Tina Turner’s Success:
The song ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’ was ranked number 309 on Rolling Stone magazine‘s list of ‘The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time’. In addition, it was also ranked number 38 on the ‘Songs of the Century list’.
The hit song was the lead track of the album, “Private Dancer“. This album went on to win three Grammy Awards, including record of the year, best female pop vocal female and best rock vocal performance. In 2012, “What’s Love Got to Do with It” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Now, this Tina Turner song is a Kygo remix!
Tina Turner was such a legendary singer that her career was captured in a biographical film with her own song’s title, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”. The film featured Angela Bassett as Turner. Bassett received an Oscar nomination and Golden Globe win for her portrayal.
Turner’s last performance was in 2008 during her “Tina!: 50th Anniversary Tour.”
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