Lauren LeekleyIf you’ve ever wondered what Dua Lipa‘s voice would sound like without all the music and studio effects, judge for yourself: She’s showing off her vocal chops a cappella in a new commercial for Evian called “Drink True.”
In the new ad, Dua, who was named an Evian global ambassador last July, is shown sound-checking for a performance in a theater. After she takes a swig of Evian, she puts in her in-ear monitors, which allow her to hear herself through the venue’s sound system, and begins singing her hit “Levitating” without any backup music. She doesn’t miss a note.
“Stripping everything back to a beautiful and calm flow felt refreshingly different,” Dua says in a statement. “It’s not often I get the chance to pause and sing my music a cappella, so I hope the fans enjoy it.”
The campaign is meant to celebrate “authenticity, transparency and honesty,” and Dua notes, “Being part of this campaign means a lot to me; I have always found that being true to myself is extremely empowering. And I love that it is important to Evian as well.”
By the way, the bottle that Dua is seen drinking out of is made of 100% recycled plastic.
“Levitating” is from Dua’s hit album Future Nostalgia, which has earned her six nominations at this weekend’s Grammy Awards, including Record, Song and Album of the Year.
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