The world’s biggest DJ and critically-acclaimed producer, Tiësto, joins forces with Australian electro pop-stars Sneaky Sound System for the new single, ‘I Will Be Here’. This original Tiësto production debuted on Pete Tong’s Essential Selection on BBC’s Radio 1 on July 17th and released this Tuesday July 28th on Ultra Records.
In celebration of the release of the new single, Sneaky Sound System will join Calvin Harris as support for Tiësto’s massive Victoria Park headlining concert on 31st July, a first for any DJ to play this large scale London concert site on their own.
This will be another proud moment for Tiësto, whose milestones include performing at the opening ceremonies at the 2004 Olympic games in Athens, earning a Grammy nominee for his last artist record “Elements of Life” (Ultra Records, 2007) and closing the mainstage at the Coachella festival in California after the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The single is in line with the recent remixes Tiësto has been doing with artists such as Bloc Party, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Calvin Harris.
When asked about the new song, Tiësto said, “After hearing Miss Connie's vocals I immediately wanted to work with her and the band. The song is uplifting, while being a bit haunting at the same time. I like songs that are inspirational and make you think. At the same time, it’s a great dance track with some epic builds and breaks and is going off at the shows every night, which is the most important thing to me.”
The Sydney based trio of Miss Connie, Black Angus and MC Double D make deliciously addictive electro-pop that has been sought after by some of the hottest names in indie, pop and hip hop including Kanye West (with Connie appearing on his “Graduation” album), Empire of the Sun and Stuart Price (Madonna, The Killers).
About the ingle, Sneaky Sound System says, "it might sound crazy, but all we could think about when coming up with an idea for this song was how it would sound with fireworks going off in the background. I mean Tiësto is 'big' and his music is 'big'. We thought fireworks... now that is 'really big'. Not long after we sent off our first draft of vocals we got a version back from Tiësto - it was on steroids! It's a proper collaboration where you get Connie's soaring vocals and Tiësto's anthemic production. It's pretty different to any other Sneaky track and we think it's amazing!"
On 31th July, fans will have the opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets for the newly announced North American performances (*) exclusively throughTiësto’s brand new, members only fan site InTheBooth (http:// www.inthebooth.com ), with regular on sale tickets for the newly announced (*) North American dates starting August 7th. All dates without (*) are on sale right now.
North American Tour
Thu 9/24 New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
Fri 9/25 New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
Sat 9/26 New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
Thu 10/1 Boston, MA - Tsongas Arena*
Fri 10/2 Montreal, Canada - Bell Center
Sat 10/3 Toronto, Canada - Arrow Hall
Sat 10/10 Atlanta, GA - North Atlanta Trade Center
Sun 10/11 Washington, DC - Fur
Mon 10/12 Cleveland, OH - Aura
Tues 10/13 Columbus, OH - Boma
Weds 10/14 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory*
Thurs 10/15 Charlotte, NC - The Forum
Fri 10/16 Orlando, FL - UCF Arena *
Sat 10/17 Miami, FL - Liv*
Sun 10/18 Tampa, FL - The Ritz
Fri 10/23 Houston, TX - Reliant Arena*
Sat 10/24 Dallas, TX - the Palladium
Sun 10/25 San Antonio, TX - Cowboys
Mon 10/26 OK City, OK - City Walk
Tues 10/27 Nashville, TN - Limelight
Weds 10/28 St Louis, MO - Home
Thurs 10/29 Kansas City, MO - Uptown Theater*
Fri 10/30 Minneapolis, MN - Myth
Sat 10/31 Chicago, IL - The Congress
Sun 11/1 Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
Tue 11/10 Edmonton, Canada - Shaw Conference Center
Thu 11/12 Calgary, Canada - Big Four Building (Stampede Grounds)
Sat 11/14 Vancouver, Canada - PNE
(Dates subject to change. More dates and venues to be announced.)
*These dates will go on pre-sale on Friday July 31st at http://www.inthebooth.com
Stay tuned for more information on Tiësto’s forthcoming artist album and other news!
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