Singer John Legend has released a song that features his voice along with the sounds of four different stars for Stella Artois' holiday campaign.
Called ‘Under the Stars,' the holiday single is meant to pay tribute to the brand’s name since ‘Stella’ means ‘star’ in Latin.
The song, which was written by Legend, is meant to “convey the feelings people experience when they gaze at the night sky” according to the beer brand.
Since the frequencies by which a star’s brightness changes can be translated into audible noise, Stella Artois enlisted the help of astrophysicist Zoltán Kolláth to analyze the unique sounds of four of them.
Of the single, Legend said: "I've always been fascinated by space exploration, so being able to pair that interest with my passion for music makes this collaboration with Stella Artois such a special one. The sound of stars is ethereal and has this dreamy vibe, which inspired 'Under the Stars,' a song about spreading love and togetherness during the holiday season.”
To help promote the song, Stella Artois has created an interactive light installation that will debut in New York City on December 9 where Legend will perform ‘Under the Stars’ during an exclusive concert.
The installation will be open to the public on December 10, 11, and 12 at the Moynihan Station, across from Penn Station.