DJ/producer Diplo has recruited Dove Cameron and Sturgill Simpson for his new country-infused pop song, “Use Me (Brutal Hearts).” Cameron opens the track and is then joined by Simpson, under the pseudonym Johnny Blue Skies, as the two harmonize throughout the track. The video for the song features Cameron starring alongside Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn, who plays the role of Johnny Blue Skies, dancing and lip-syncing along to Simpson’s voice. Take look at the video – here.
“Use Me (Brutal Hearts)” is featured on Diplo’s upcoming album, Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley: Chapter 2 — Swamp Savant, with Thomas Wesley serving as Diplo’s country music alter ego. Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, Chapter 1: Snake Oil was released in 2020 and featured collaborations with Thomas Rhett, Young Thug, and Orville Peck. Diplo said in a press release: “I tried on a lot of cowboy hats. I rode a lot of motorcycles and horses basically reflected on my whole life and career and connection with this music. There was a lot. It all started in the swamps I was raised in. This is the greatest single piece of work I’ve ever done, I can promise you that.”
Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley: Chapter 2 — Swamp Savant will be released on April 28. To pre-order, head here.
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