Galantis – Runaway (U & I) (Dave Edwards Remix) [Free Download]
Back in October, we released Galantis‘ original version of “U & I” and I specifically said that I had a hunch we’d hear a shit ton of remixes to this track…and man was I right. After hearing remixes from Dillon Francis, Kaskade and remix contest winners, LBCK & Yacht Club, we’ve got another stellar remix from Dave Edwards. Grab it as a free download below and see what Dave Edwards had to say about the track after the jump.
Dave Edwards on the remix:
So if I had to make a list of my top 5 tracks for 2014, I’m pretty sure Runaway would be 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Galantis are out of this world talented producers, and they bring something so new and organic to the EDM scene that is totally unique and very much needed. I loved everything about the original from the first time I heard it…the formant adjusted vocals, the super mellow breakdowns that flow into massive drops, the unusual chord progression, the weird animal noises or whatever’s going on in the breaks…all of it. “I see a billion dollars in your eyes” also gets my vote for vocal line of the year, it’s everything a brilliant pop vocal should be – simple and relatable but also beyond the grasp of anyone not supremely talented to put into a few words.
This track was a bit similar to Kanye in that it has a great indie female vocal and has already been remixed by everyone, their mom, and their mom’s mom. So you might be asking why I remixed a track that has been redone so many times already and all I can say is…I felt like there was still a lot of room to be creative and do something different. The vocals were incredibly challenging to make work with a new chord progression but once I nailed the breakdown piano I knew I had something great and I’m really happy with how this one turned out. Best of all its a Free DL which I love and you love cause the Galantis chaps were cool enough to give these vocals out for free. I’m off to go figure out how to make music more like these dudes so enjoy the remix and most importantly SUPPORT THE ORIGINAL!
True Story: Apparently Galantis built a studio on a small island in the Baltic Sea to record all of their music, which is both really cool and helps to explain why their music sounds like it came from another planet.