This features the Italian electronic dance music artist Clap! Clap!, who had made an album called Tayi Bebba
, blending African field recordings and EDM. Simon told Rolling Stone the record is "a masterpiece."
The pair met up in in 2015 when Paul Simon's world tour touched down in Milan, Italy. Simon played him a work in progress, and he ended up putting his sound on three of the tracks ('The Werewolf
' and this one)." "My 23-year-old son Adrian is a composer and he told me about him," Simon told Rolling Stone
. "He takes African sound samples and puts digital dance grooves behind it. His newest album is a masterpiece. He makes music sound new and old at the same time."