Rita Ora’s Here With an 11-Second ‘Body On Me’ Teaser
Body On Me. 8/7 https://t.co/Nd1HzaxxjF
— Rita Ora (@RitaOra) August 4, 2015
Having gone to bat for Chris Brown in an interview with The Sun last month ("The discrimination and what people think? If you have a great song then no one cares," a sample reads), Rita Ora's had a certain amount of pressure placed on her forthcoming single, which features the infamously combative Brown. So does an early snippet of "Body on Me" stand up to expectation?
Today on Twitter, Ora shared an 11-second taste of the forthcoming tune — and while it certainly has pop-promise, it's still a little too soon to say if there's enough power to make radio-waves.
Over some relaxed production, Ora gently croons "body on me" between a series of frantic background vocals, which—no judgment—sort of sound like a chorus comprised exclusively of:
To the Command Center, Rangers!
Ora noted that the single will be available on August 7, which is when we'll first hear Brown's contribution—Ora's preview doesn't include a single bar of his voice.
And August will prove to be a month of debuts for the "Poison" singer: Her first appearance on X Factor as one of the talent competition's newest judges is just a few short weeks away. "This is a journey I can’t wait to embark on to find some talented singers," she told ITV when her inclusion was announced in June.
What are your early "Body on Me" thoughts? Take a listen, and sound off in the comments below.
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