Jonas Blue wants to do Dance Ballad with Liam Payne

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Jonas Blue is planning to release a meaningful dance track with former One Direction singer Liam Payne.

The 28-year-old DJ-and-producer has been trying to get the former One Direction singer in the studio since last year and now that their schedules are finally aligned, he’s planning to pitch him a meaningful track with deep lyrics hooked to a catchy dance beat.

Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, he said: “Liam has an amazing voice … I’ve met with him quite a few times and he really does have an amazing voice.

“Song wise I would do something with real depth and soul … it would be a ballad type of track but on a dance beat if that makes sense. It wouldn’t be, ‘Let’s just find the poppiest most stick in people’s heads chorus,’ kind of track. It would be something that would really have depth and telling a story because he’s got an amazing voice. I just feel that I would want to take him into a slightly different zone.”

And the ‘Mama’ hitmaker is certainly pulling out all the stops to ensure Liam, 24, jumps at the chance to collaborate as he’s enlisted the help of songwriter Ed Drewett – who wrote One Direction’s hits ‘Steal My Girl’ and ‘Midnight Memories’ – to pen the song.

He said: “We have a writing dream team that we have which is me ROMANS and Ed Drewett. Ed was one of the main song writers behind One Direction and he’s known Liam for a long time hence why this all happened and I was speaking to Liam and stuff like that.”

Fans have been treated to a new summer smasher on Friday Jonas has dropped his new song ‘Rise’ with American duo Jack & Jack.

‘Rise’ is available to stream and buy from now.

Rudimental have announced their long-awaited third album Toast To Our Differences.

And after taking a year off touring, the guys are confident it’s their best work yet.

Piers Agget told me: “We took some time off to actually make this record, where as before we were writing on the road, this one has a real classic style feel to it.

“Focusing on the music is really important as it’s so easy to get caught up in touring.”

Toast To Our Differences drops on September 7 and features Jess Glynne, Raye, James Arthur and more.

He said: “I don’t come here today to say the party’s over – but this is a wake up call to ALL those involved, to start looking around and see who might need help.”

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