Current hit: “My Universe” by Coldplay and BTS
Linked to: “Is There Something I Should Know” by Duran Duran /1983
Because: Both songs have a big, bold sweeping sound and similar production flourishes. Both are ‘in your face,” peppy, energetic, and they “feel” alike.
It takes a moment to comprehend the pairing of British rockers Coldplay with South Korean boy band BTS…but… it works…and anyway, 2021 has had other quirky duets: Elle King & Miranda Lambert have a Country hit, and the current Elton John/Dua Lipa duo is still charting on Top 40.
Charting: #14 on Adult Top 40 and #22 on Top 40.