Alfie Templeman, Nile Rodgers Combine On ‘Just A Dance’

The final preview ahead of his album...

Alfie Templeman and Nile Rodgers combine on new single ‘Just A Dance’.

The English songwriter will release new album ‘Radiosoul’ on June 7th, another sign of his ever-evolving skills. The final single to emerge from the record, ‘Just A Dance’ features an all-time disco king – CHIC legend Nile Rodgers.

Out now, ‘Just A Dance’ is propelled by Nile Rodgers’ choppy guitar lines, a dose of pop-inflected indie with an uplifting theme.

Sessions took Alfie from London to Miami and back again, connecting him with a long-time hero. He comments…

Nobody does rhythm guitar like Nile Rodgers; his music has been a massive part of my life. I went to Miami to put this one together with the man himself and learned so much about his process and how he writes hooks that never escape your head.

Nile is obviously the king of all things ‘Dance,’ so to do this one with him feels like a badge of honour, a stamp of approval to join the list. The song came about thanks in part to Bowie. We got to talking about him and his album ‘Let’s Dance’ and how the title track on the surface was all about getting people moving for a while, though the song was actually about covering up your feelings. ‘Just A Dance’ became such a nice, short song full of energy with such a simple message. Just enjoy the now for a while, everything will be alright. It’s all just a dance.

For his part, Nile Rodgers says Alfie Templeman “came to see me in Miami and brought the heat”.

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