Love$ick
by Mura Masa (featuring A$AP Rocky)

Album: Mura Masa (2017)
Charted: 59
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  • This is a remix of Mura Masa's 2015 steel drum-laced cut "Lovesick F--k." The original version was about an empty sexual encounter and it went viral on Spotify in early 2016.
  • The new version features ASAP Rocky, The intention had always been to get a rapper onto the track and the Harlem rhymer bought a different flavour to it with some bars about being hopelessly in love. Mura Masa explained:

    "Rocky was actually in London for a couple of days and I wanted to make him feel like I was taking the collaboration seriously, so I booked us in to Abbey Road, Studio 2, and we met up there for a couple of hours and he did his thing.

    The track originally was about sex and how I was feeling after a particularly empty encounter with a friend told through a kind of twisted-pop, calypso, hip hop dance track. Rocky kind of ran with that and took it to this lovelorn, exotic place. He totally injected his energy into it."
  • Mura Masa told DIY magazine about the recording of the track. "The first thing he [ASAP Rocky] said was that it made him feel really tropical, like he was in Ibiza or something and I was like, 'OK let's roll with that'. But then I said to him that it was about being stupid and feeling lovesick and hanging over a girl and he brought that to it as well. It was super fun, we hung out, smoked cigarettes, talked about fashion and Tame Impala."
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