There’s something both simple and transcendent about a classic
pair of Chucks.It’s a style
that’s lasted through the decades, with everyone from Brit punks to hip-hop
moguls to young female MCs donning the kicks.L.A. beatmaker Pharrell Williams of N.E.R.D., Brooklyn's so-hot-right-now Santogold, and Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas to record a song together.
As part of the Converse Century celebration, these artists
collaborated on a pulsating, guitar-driven grab bag of a dance track titled “My
Drive Thru.” The song became available last week for exclusive digital download on
Converse.com and Converse-authorized sites. There is also a music video for the song that
should appear sometime this summer.
fan of The Strokes. Santogold is super-talented and she cares about music so
much that it's not just about sound, it's a visual aesthetic," Pharrell said in statement. "Working together on original music that
crossed all of our inspirations was completely refreshing and I love the track.
As for partnering with Converse, I only wear and support the things that I
like. The Chuck Taylor is the golden goose egg."
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