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M.I.A. Bird Song

M.I.A. shares Diplo-produced version of ‘Bird Song’

The rapper also revealed the final tracklist of her new album AIM

M.I.A. has shared a new version of her latest single “Bird Song”, produced by past collaborator and former partner Diplo.

A version of “Bird Song” produced by frequent collaborator Blaqstarr was first released last week. The Diplo-produced version was meant to be released at the same time, but according to the Sri Lankan rapper, her label Interscope were holding back on it.

As Pitchfork report, M.I.A. told fans in a Periscope chat earlier today that the issue had been resolved. She also revealed the official tracklist of AIM.

Besides featuring “Freedun”, her previously-mooted collaboration with Zayn Malik, AIM boasts a guest spot from dancehall singer Dexta Daps. Both versions of “Bird Song” are included on the record too. Interscope release AIM on September 9.

Revisit our ultimate guide to M.I.A. and listen to the Diplo version of “Bird Song” below.