Astralwerks Releases “ily (i love you baby)” (ARTY Remix) [feat. Emilee] Alongside Official Remix Video
Combined Global Streams Of “ily (i love you baby)” [feat. Emilee] Surpass 100 Million
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Buy/Stream: https://SurfMesa.lnk.to/ilyARTYRMXAcclaimed DJ/Producer ARTY has remixed Surf Mesa’s breakout hit “ily (i love you baby)” (feat. Emilee). ARTY brings a sparkling, up-tempo energy and progressive house style to the track, which has become an international phenomenon. Listen to “ily (i love you baby)” (ARTY Remix) [feat. Emilee] HERE.
In the official remix video, Surf Mesa takes to the Venice boardwalk with his skateboard. He’s seen in black-and-white, overlaid with pops of color, in the breezy, feel-good clip, which can be viewed HERE.
Surf Mesa says, “I’m so excited to have ARTY make a rendition of ‘ily’! I look up to ARTY as an artist with a clear vision in making the most organic and energetic EDM. I love his take on this single, bringing electronic elements and life-filled chords. He really killed it and I’m excited to hear this remix in a venue!”
“The ‘ily (i love you baby)’ remix was probably one of the most challenging ones for me to finish,” explains ARTY, who regularly appears on DJ Magazine’s annual tally of the Top 100 DJs. “I really like the subtle and soft feeling of the original song, so I wanted to keep the vibe but to take it in an entirely new direction. I tried out over 20 different harmonies until I found the one that felt the best. I’ve always been a big fan of synthwave and this remix felt like the perfect opportunity for this style. I love how it makes me feel.”
Including “ily (i love you baby)” on its list of “20 Great Songs To Discover While You’re Quarantined,” Billboard said, “In these trying times, who doesn’t want to hear a charming dance reworking of Frankie Valli’s ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’?…producer Surf Mesa has tapped singer-songwriter Emilee to lull you into a dreamy sway, her syllables chopped up before re-forming into that familiar phrase, ‘I love you, baby, and if it’s quite alright…’”
Since its release on November 26, “ily (i love you baby)” has amassed more than 100 million cumulative global streams. It has topped both the Global Viral 50 and the US Viral 50 on Spotify, appeared consistently on Rolling Stone’s Trending 25 chart, which tracks the fastest rising songs of the week, and can be heard on countless playlists worldwide. “ily” has its own Global Snapchat Lens – a notable feat for a debut artist . The more than 270,000 videos made with the “ily” audio have racked up over 80 million collective views on TikTok. View the “ily (i love you baby” ft. Emilee Best of TikTok compilation video HERE. Early press has included Billboard, Rolling Stone, Idolator, Fresh Music Freaks and The Honey Pop.
Surf Mesa came across Emilee Flood’s popular cover of the song on her TikTok, and remixed it, giving the song a dreamy vibe. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” – the source of the indelible “I love you, baby” refrain – has proven to be one of the biggest hits of Frankie Valli’s solo career. Released in 1967, the song was written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio.
The international “ily (I love you baby)” lyric video, which includes translations of the phrase “I love you” in 20 different languages, can be viewed HERE.
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About Surf Mesa:
Powell Aguirre, the 20-year-old electronic producer behind Surf Mesa, has been making bedroom beats since the 4th grade. Influenced by ODESZA, Petit Biscuit and Kasbo, Surf Mesa brings a fresh, original perspective with beautiful melodies, warm drums and a dreamy-infinite atmosphere. Bringing light and mellifluous vibes through the undiscovered variation of ambient frequencies, Surf Mesa has earned recognition from Medasin, Laxcity and Treovr.
ARTY Photo Credit: Easton Schirra
As a leading influence in the music scene and a top 25 DJ, ARTY has built an international following mixing his trademark big-room anthems with downtempo electronica. Gifted at translating club-focused sounds to the pop/radio format, ARTY recently hit #1 at U.S. Dance radio with his single “Save Me Tonight,” paired with an acclaimed debut music video release (directed by Noah Centineo and starring Golden Globe-nominated actress Lily Collins). In 2018, his single “Sunrise” held the #2 spot in U.S. Dance radio. ARTY also broke records, releasing 20 new songs between his two projects: ARTY, and progressive trance-focused ALPHA 9, along with incredible reception of remixes for Skrillex, Above and Beyond, Axwell /\ Ingrosso, and Armin Van Buuren.
Established in New York City and now finding its new home in the historic Capitol Records Tower in Los Angeles, Astralwerks was the brainchild of staffers at Caroline Records who saw an opportunity for a label focused on the emerging electronic and ambient scene. Having reached a milestone of 25 years, Astralwerks has quickly become a modern, artist-first label with a true focus on nurturing talent across the electronic genre and beyond. Acting with a scalable, independent and global thinking mentality with the capability to tap into the resources of a major label, has allowed Astralwerks to retain and sign up-and-coming artists such as Illenium, Jonas Blue, Alison Wonderland, EDEN, Sigma and Axwell /\ Ingrosso. As a testament to this pioneering approach, Astralwerks has amassed 34 GRAMMY® nominations, taken home eight GRAMMY Awards and had historic releases from the likes of The Chemical Brothers, Swedish House Mafia, Halsey, Porter Robinson, Phoenix, Eric Prydz, Fatboy Slim and many more.
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