One of the most anticipated tracks on Janelle Monae
‘s forthcoming The Electric Lady
is her duet with Miguel
, “PrimeTime.” Today (August 19) the anticipation is over, as Monae posted the song, and it’s a steamy slow jam carried by the pair’s vocal flexing. The delicate arrangement consists of a simple beat, some palm-muted guitars and a few echoes and coos in the background, so perhaps you were expecting more fireworks from the “Q.U.E.E.N.”
android and the man who botched a flying stage leap
. But there’s still plenty of spark on the jam, thanks to the passionate vocal turns and a pretty sick Prince
-esque guitar solo that carries on through the old school fadeout.
Hear the duet below.
Janelle Monae featuring Miguel — “PrimeTime”