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Sting And Shaggy Just Released A Song Together And We Can't Wait For The Rest Of The Album

Ultimate summertime vibes.

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We didn't necessarily expect artists Shaggy and Sting to team up to make music considering their different styles, but boy, we're glad they did.

According to Rolling StoneShaggy and Sting have been putting the "finishing touches on the Caribbean-inflected album 44/876 ... that they've been crafting together on and off for the last few months." It is set to be released on April 20. 


"'The most important thing to me in any kind of music is surprise," Sting tells the publication. "And everybody is surprised by this collaboration — by what they're hearing. We're surprising."

One track of the album is "Don't Make Me Wait," a song that's giving off some serious summer vibes and has us itching for a trip to the beach. And luckily for us, we quite literally don't have to wait to hear it. 

Rolling Stone adds that Shaggy and Sting started working together over the summer when producer Martin Kierszenbaum sent Sting an in-progress song of Shaggy's. 

"[Sting] was immediately struck by the song. He left his West Coast home in Malibu and headed to the studio, where he surprised Shaggy by rolling through the door singing the hook. 'I just said, 'as far as I know, that sounds like a hit to me,' ' Sting says. 'I sang on the chorus, and then we tried to figure out a way to make it more of me than just a chorus, so we got a verse together.'" 

And, well, voilà.

Check out the song in the clip below:

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