Idris Elba crafts retro home observe beneath Charlie Ayo alias from new Netflix comedy collection

Idris Elba crafts retro home observe beneath Charlie Ayo alias from new Netflix comedy collection

Idris Elba has launched a observe, “L.U.V.” that includes Shaznay Lewis, beneath his Charlie Ayo character title from the film star’s new Netflix comedy collection, Turn Up Charlie. It’s a retro home observe with dissident ’70s vocals from Lewis that dance round Elba’s grime-inspired advert libs. Lush keys lay the melody atop a operating home beat with crisp excessive hats and a disco bassline. Vocal chops ultimately flow into the observe in a cacophony of flying sounds amidst the swinging rhythm.

Turn Up Charlie premieres March 15 and showcases Charlie Ayo, performed by Elba, as a struggling DJ on his final likelihood. In the eight-episode collection, Ayo reluctantly takes a job as a “manny,” babysitting his well-known greatest good friend’s daughter. It’s a step outdoors of Elba’s normal James Bond character, because the storyline follows a longtime ardour and facet hustle from the renaissance man: DJing. This yr, he’s slated to carry out at Coachella, so followers could capable of hear “L.U.V.” performed reside on the Empire Polo Club.

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