“Mark Ronson’s Persuasion: How He Bought Dua Lipa on Board for the ‘Barbie’ Soundtrack”

Mark Ronson has shared how he persuaded Dua Lipa to affix the massive soundtrack for the brand new Barbie film.

Final week, a star-studded soundtrack was introduced for the anticipated Greta Gerwig-directed movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling (who’s additionally set to seem on the album) that includes tracks from Lizzo, HAIM, Charli XCX, Tame Impala and extra.

Lipa then launched ‘Dance The Night time’ – the lead single from the soundtrack written in collaboration with Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt.

“It began with a DM,” Ronson shared in an Instagram put up Friday (Could 26). “So over the moon excited that our track from this unbelievable film is lastly out at this time.”

In a screenshot of his message to Lipa, Ronson wrote: “Hey! I’m doing the songs for the Barbie film with Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken.”

“It’s dir. by Greta Gerwig (Little Ladies, Ladybird) and it’s perhaps the funniest script I’ve ever learn, like [redacted] humorous… there’s a track with an enormous 60 particular person dance quantity with the entire solid.”

He went on: “I solely have the observe to date, as they began rehearsals, however I might fucking find it irresistible when you would contemplate co-writing and starring on it. I actually suppose the film’s going to be unbelievable.”

The musician and producer completed his message by telling the pop star that he would “ship u a little bit vid of all of them rehearsing so you possibly can see the scope of all of it” if she was .

The brand new observe arrived final week with a Barbie-inspired music video, and in addition featured a cameo from the author, director and govt producer Gerwig.

Margot Robbie in ‘Barbie’. Credit score: LANDMARK MEDIA / Alamy Inventory Picture

The ‘Levitating’ singer additionally showcased a number of items from her new clothes assortment, designed in collaboration with trend icon Donatella Versace, ‘La Vacanza’.

In addition to offering the lead single, Lipa additionally has a cameo look within the movie – taking part in a mermaid variation of Barbie.

A third trailer for the undertaking was launched final week and supplied some context across the plot, which seems to discover Barbie’s awakening concerning the imperfections of life earlier than she ventures into the actual world with Ken.