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The Baywatch piano riff and an outrageous bass solo… Cory Wong's collaboration with Dirty Loops does not disappoint

Where do we start with this? Cory Wong (opens in new tab) and Dirty Loops… a collaboration that was always meant to be and Follow The Light delivers. The session tracked in Minneapolis features top flight musicianship and hooks galore as the US funk guitarist joins forces with the super Swedes Jonah Nilsson (opens in new tab) (vocals and keys), Henrik Linder (bass) and drummer Aron Mellergård with Wong bringing his horn section of Steve Strand, Jon Lampley, Kenni Holmen, Grace Kelly & Michael Nelson. Additional Percussion by Andreas Ekstedt.

Dirty Loops

(Image credit: Dirty Loops / YouTube)

The keen-eyed will notice Wong is playing his new Fender Signature model (opens in new tab) and the keen-eared will spot the piano riff from Baywatch theme that bookends the song - credited to 'David Hasselhoff & David Foster. Looped by Skrillex and mastered by Pamela Anderson'.

We'll let you discover Linder's bass solo and we'll have an interview with Jonah Nilsson talking about his new solo album on MusicRadar soon. 

Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.