“Beautiful” collaborators Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber pose together at the 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards.
OK guys, I’m pretty sure that the internet will soon be spontaneously combusting over this preview of Carly Rae Jepsen and her boss Justin Bieber’s new duet, “Beautiful.” As in, Carly and Justin singing TOGETHER! At THE SAME TIME. Rejoice!
While Justin and Carly had been hinting at their “top secret” duet for what felt like a hundred years, Carly recently elaborated on the secrecy: “The Justin song, I’m kind of sworn to secrecy on because I think we want to release it together at one moment.”
Listen to a preview of Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber’s “Beautiful” after the jump.
Though it clocks in at just over a minute, this “Beautiful” preview lasts long enough to confirm that Carly, a Best New Artist VMA nominee, and Justin, a two-time 2012 MTV VMA nominee, sound super sweet together. ::Cue chorus of “duhhhh”s:: The “Call Me Maybe” singer owns the first verse while Justin chimes later, making sure the song gets a full dose of #swaggy. (See what I did there?)
Though we would have straight-up assumed that Carly and The Biebs’ jam would take the form of a high-energy pop song, the duo instead opted for a mid-tempo, organic vibe that showcases both singers’ vocals. Or in short, think about playing this song while sitting by the fire with some red wine (and your love-ah). That is, if you have a fireplace. And you’re of age. Bottom line: It’s time for the full version of “Beautiful” (and Carly’s upcoming album Kiss) to be released. Right now. Yesterday also works.
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