The ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Trailer Song Is A Cover Of A Classic That Will Give You Chills — VIDEO
If you’re susceptible to the charms of Christian Grey, then prepare for total annihilation. The latest the song in the final Fifty Shades Freed trailer adds an undeniably sensual soundtrack to the collection of clips, but what is it? That’s easy, sort of. It’s a cover of the 1987 jam you just know multiple honeymoons were celebrated to, the sultry INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart” (complete with the erotic staple of any track of that decade, a saxophone solo). Of course, this poses the question of who actually sung the slowed down, minimal cover of the pop song.
Relatively new-on-the-scene musician Bishop Briggs confirmed that she is the mysterious vocalist behind your new go-to date night track in a tweet, writing “When u wake up & ur cover of ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ by @INXS is in the NEW TRAILER for #fiftyshadesfreed.” If you’re not familiar with the British, L.A.-based star, you might know her from her gently anthemic October 2017 single “Dream,” her delivering the opening performance on the main stage at the 2017 Panorama Festival in New York City, or her performance at Coachella in 2017. But if you’ve never heard her work before, then her INXS cover is a pretty thrilling place to start.
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The film’s inclusion of Bishop Briggs is noteworthy, because the Fifty Shades films have a history of curating some of the biggest pop stars around to make their soundtracks. With over 30 thousand followers on Twitter, the “Wild Horses” singer isn’t exactly an indie artist, but it’s worth…