Listen to Beyoncé’s collaboration with Coldplay

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For Coldplay’s upcoming album — out this Friday — one of the world’s biggest bands asked one of the world’s biggest artists to join forces. Beyoncé has collaborated with the band on new track “Hymn for the Weekend,” which you can listen to below, after the song got its first play on BBC Radio yesterday.

Guy Berryman, Coldplay’s bassist, said that Beyoncé was ultra professional when it came to recording her parts for the song, telling BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac that the singer was “in and out in five minutes.” Sadly, it shows. Even blessed with the soaring voice of Queen Bey, Chris Martin’s trademark bleats still dominate the mix, the Coldplay vocalist relegating his guest star to back-up duties. Beyoncé’s main contribution comes in the…

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