Diplo says Justin Bieber 'killed it' on Cold Water

Diplo says Justin Bieber 'killed it' on Cold Water

Diplo says Justin Bieber "killed it" on their new song 'Cold Water'.

The 37-year-old DJ unveiled the track on Friday (22.07.16) which features Major Lazer - comprised of Diplo, Jillionaire and Walshy Fire - Bieber and MO and was co-written by Ed Sheeran and co-produced by Benny Blanco.

Diplo is thrilled with the eclectic nature of the tune but has praised Bieber, 22, for his vocal performance.

Speaking on radio show 'DJs on Tour' - presented by BBC Radio 1 host Danny Howard - Diplo said: "It sounds like Major Lazer, it's got a dancehall tempo. Ed Sheeran actually wrote it with us. It's got African guitar and a kind of dancehall groove to it, but it sounds like a Bieber song. He just killed it. The vocal tracking sounds like 100 per cent Justin Bieber."

Diplo and Bieber previously collaborated together on 'Where are U Now' with Skrillex and the dance producer has hinted they are more songs coming in the future.

He said: "You know, I've been writing with him for a long time and we did some cool material together - we did a new song for our project."

Since the track dropped the artists involved have taken to social media to share their excitement.

Bieber posted a series of stills from the accompanying video on Twitter, while Danish singer/songwriter MO, 27, tweeted: "@MajorLazer x @JustinBieber x @MOMOMOYOUTH #ColdWater is streaming online now @Spotify!!!

"So honored to be back working with my family at @MajorLazer + @JustinBieber for the first time. Luckiest b*****d in tha world!! #ColdWater. (sic)"