Hitmakers: Songwriter Jamie Scott reveals the secrets behind Major Lazer's Cold Water

George Garner

The original Cold Water song was a collaborative process between myself, Ed Sheeran and Benny Blanco – then Diplo took it and made it what it was.

I’d gone over to work with Benny in New York at his place and Ed Sheeran happened to be in town.

Ed had done songs with Benny so he said, ‘Can I swing past later?’ I had never met him, but at about 9pm he came by, we had a chat and then ...

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