Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell had to make sure their video was a wrap before unveiling their new collaboration “It’s On Again.” Now that filming has ceased, we’re blessed with the year’s first superhero mashup.
K. Dot kicks off the record with a fiery intro over a brooding piano melody and crescendo before Ms. Keys-Beatz takes over command. Pharrell doesn’t make a peep on the track vocally but his production influence is felt throughout. A disco breakbeat combined with ascending orchestration making it a suitable playlist material for anyone looking to save the world.
Which was the overall intent. “It’s On Again” is the lead single for the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack. Pharrell is also scoring the entire project with a super team of composers so this particular record sets an amazing precedence for the rest of the album.
Stream the record below and let us know your thoughts on the record in the comments. If you wish to purchase it, click on the next page. The entire compilation will be available on April 22.