The French remixer said Cyrus personally called him to help with her song, which he said was “cool.”
Gervais has never met Del Rey, though their song has become an international success. The 34-year-old said he normally meets the artists he works with, but “it doesn’t matter if you meet them or not. It’s the song that matters.”
Cyrus has performed covers of “Summertime Sadness” at live shows.
-Mesfin Fekadu, Twitter, www.Twitter.com/MusicMesfin
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