Yahoo Music
Please enable Javascript

Javascript needs to be enabled in your browser to use Yahoo Music.

Here’s how to turn it on: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/enable-javascript-browser-sln1648.html

Elvis Costello and the Roots Collaborate in 'Walk Us Uptown'

Elvis Costello and the Roots have released a new lyric video for "Walk Us Uptown," the first single from their upcoming collaborative album, Wise Up Ghost. The track features Costello's distinct croon backed by the Roots' funk instrumentation.

100 Greatest Artists: Elvis Costello

The improbable relationship began when Costello, who performed frequently as a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, rocked with the Roots, the Fallon house band. Eventually, the artists decided to make new music together.  

"We had no deadline, no labels involved," Costello told Rolling Stone in June. "We were just doing it on our own."

Wise Up Ghost will be released on September 17th.

This article originally appeared on Rolling Stone: Elvis Costello and the Roots Collaborate in 'Walk Us Uptown'