Madonna and Diplo Are Remaking ‘La Isla Bonita’
"Last night I dreamt of Major Lazer," Madge sings
In the process of crafting her upcoming album, Madonna has layed down something in the vocal booth that isn’t new at all: the Material Girl excavated her ’80s classic “La Isla Bonita” at the behest of Diplo, who now previews his remake in the clip above, via Billboard. Appearing on the new BBC show Superstar DJs, the hit-making producer plays just the start of the track for host Annie Mac, and when Madge’s voice rings out, she sings, “Last night I dreamt of Major Lazer.” At that point, Mac shoves Diplo and scratches the song into silence in complete incredulity.
Madonna’s new album might be shrouded in some mystery, but it seems we can expect some EDM leanings, especially with Avicii also hitting the studio with her. Watch the original “La Isla Bonita” right here to balance the shock of Diplo’s tinkering with history: