American new wave and rock pioneers Blondie released their 11th studio album Pollinator on BMG on May 5, following the release of their electric lead single ‘Fun’ on February 1.
The 11 track album was recorded in New York’s The Magic Shop. Adding to the signature Blondie sound, the track listing includes lyrics penned by BMG publishing clients Johnny Marr and Nick Valensi (The Strokes), and by chart-toppers Sia and Charlie XCX.
Their first single, ‘Fun’, was co-written by BMG publishing client Dave Sitek, guitarist of TV On the Radio.
BMG, which released the album worldwide, has a long-term relationship with Blondie, publishing around 100 songs dating from 1976’s eponymously titled debut album right through to 2014’s Ghosts Of Download.
Fronted by the iconic Debbie Harry, Blondie have sold over 40 million records since the release of their self-titled debut album in 1976.
With a generation-defining catalog of Number One hits including ‘Rapture’, ‘Heart of Glass’, and ‘Call Me’, Blondie most recently won the Q Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Music’ in 2016.
Listen to the single “Fun” below:
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