Kygo & Rita Ora Drops Official Song & Music Video For The Film Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Titled “Carry On”

We’re weeks away from one of the biggest film releases of 2019, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, and it is set to become one of the top Pokémon movies ever released. Starring in the film is Rita Ora, so it’s no surprise she has released the official song to the movie. This time, she’s teamed up with Kygo, for this awesome track, “Carry On”, which also has an epic accompanying music video with some exclusive clips of Detective Pikachu.

Rita Ora has been a staple in our lives for many years, hitting the British music industry hard but also making it big across the pond in America too, as well as the world over. Her sophomore album was released just last year, after a six year wait, and it sure was worth it considering Phoenix is a masterpiece of an album. The last hit she had with a DJ was “Lonely Together” by Avicii and we so believe this song is going to be her next big hit.

Kygo, real name Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, has been making hits for a number of years and recently collaborated with Sandro Cavazza on the song “Happy Now” which suggests that he’s been following in Avicii’s footsteps since both Rita Ora and Sandro Cavazza were Avicii’s recent releases before he left this world. His first massive hit was “Firestone” featuring Conrad Sewell (who Avicii later collaborated with), and has gained many more hits including “It Ain’t Me” with Selena Gomez. This recent release has got us all playing on repeat, with many suggesting similarities to Avicii.

“Carry On” was written by Afshin Salmani, Ilan Kidron, Josh Cumbee, Kyrra Gørvell-Dahll, Natalie Dunn, and Rita Ora. According to the YouTube description of the music video, the director of the music video was Jonathan Singer-Vine. It is unknown whether the film will have a full soundtrack released, however Henry Jackman has been revealed as the composer who has created the score for the film – he also did the film scores for Monsters Vs. Aliens, Kick-Ass, Wreck-It Ralph, and Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. Also, in addition to Kygo & Rita Ora’s “Carry On”, Lil Uzi Vert & Pharrell Williams are set to release a track titled “Electricity” from the film.

Watch Kygo & Rita Ora’s Music Video For “Carry On” With Pokémon Detective Pikachu Scenes Here:

Let’s start off by saying Rita Ora’s vocals are on fire from beginning to end, and we sure do expect nothing less from her considering her recent releases, she’s a superstar with an incredible voice that we would gladly listen all day to. This song beyond relates to the film and her voice has this deep yearning held within, that just makes this track absolutely stunning. As for Kygo, he too impresses on the delivery of the track, the drop is enigmatic in a soft and sensual way, that really works. He is known for his tropical beats and he expertly places them into the track which lifts the spirit of the song up. It’s undeniable that this is a perfect collaboration.

The music video shows clips of the Pokémon Detective Pikachu film, splitted between shots of Rita Ora performing the track whilst also walking around the set, searching for Detective Pikachu, himself. She’s embodying Pikachu too by wearing a bright yellow PVC mac over the top of a black ensemble which consists of a crew neck jumper, a pair of leather trousers, and some boots. Most of her scenes are inside the office of a city detective, which is where Detective Pikachu and Tim Goodman first meet.

“Carry On” is available to download and stream right now, through RCA Records. Pokémon Detective Pikachu is expected to be released in the UK on 10 May 2019.

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Written by Jonathan Currinn

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