Tyler Joseph‘s voice isn’t the only one you hear on Twenty One Pilots‘ new single, “Shy Away.”
As Joseph tells BBC Radio 1, the track starts off with a “cooing noise” courtesy of his baby daughter, Rosie.
“It’s actually because when I was first working on the song, she was in the room with me,” Joseph explains. “I had my phone out and [was] just singing something into a voice memo.”
Rosie, who turned one in February, is not the first baby of a famous musician to be featured in their parents’ music. Perhaps she’ll follow in the footsteps of Blue Ivy Carter, who was a newborn when she was featured on her dad Jay-Z‘s song, “Glory,” and who won a Grammy for her part in her mom Beyoncé‘s “Brown Skin Girl” video at age 9.
“Shy Away” is the lead single off the upcoming new Twenty One Pilots album Scaled and Icy, due out May 21. The duo will celebrate the album’s release with a streaming concert that same day.
By Josh Johnson
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