In between dates on his band's current tour (which will be making its Denver stop next weekend at the Mile High Music Festival
), Fray singer/guitarist Joe King found some time to hit to hit the studio with Kris Allen, the winner of last season's American Idol
, to record an as-yet-titled song for the latter's debut platter. MTV recently caught up with King
, who was in the studio in Toronto mixing the rough demo, and he explained that the pair hooked up with little fanfare after Allen -- who had evidently performed "Heartless" by Kanye West in the style of the Fray on a previous episode -- simply reached out via e-mail.