Sam Smith and Madonna are putting the S&M in BDSM. On Friday, they released their sexy, club-ready collaboration, “Vulgar,” as both stars celebrate each other’s sensuality on the lyrics.
“All black in stripper heels, move like Madonna/Rich like I’m in the Louvre, got nothin’ left to prove,” sings Smith.
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“Let’s get into the groove, you know just what to do/Boy, get down on your knees ’cause I am Madonna,” sings the “Like a Virgin” star. “If you fuck with Sam tonight, you’re fucking with me/So watch what you say or I’ll split your banana.”
The two musicians announced the single last week — with its cover art featuring both of their bodies in corsets — and have since been teasing it on social media. Earlier this week, Madonna shared a TikTok of herself in fishnets and a cross necklace as she sang along to one of her verses on the song.
By the end of the song, Madona declares: “Do you know how to spell my fucking name? B-I-T-C-H. Say our fucking names!”
For their part, Smith shared a video of some of his dancers with a snippet of the song playing in the background. “Vulgar is beautiful,” they captioned the post.
The new song follows Madonna’s collaboration with The Weeknd and Playboi Carti on “Popular” from The Idol. As for Smith, they released a “special edition” of their album Gloria and a remix of their song “Lose You” with Felix Jaehn.
The new track also arrives during a break from Smith’s Gloria the Tour, which will see Smith visiting Spain, Portugal, and France before heading to the U.S. in late July. Madonna is also set to commence her anticipated Celebration Tour in Vancouver, Canada on July 15.
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