David Guetta & MORTEN continue their acclaimed project with their latest Future Rave dancefloor filler ‘Permanence’, ready to kick start your year the best way possible.
The team here at UFO Network have anticipated a grand opening from both David Guetta and Morten to 2022 and the duo have delivered in grand fashion as expected! ‘Permanence’ surprisingly begins in the midst of what might usually be called a breakdown. This teasing intro takes its time, giving snatches of the lead melody while building the tension effortlessly. A subtle build slams us headlong into a dizzying techno groove, with stuttering synth blasts cutting against throbbing bass and that snarling main motif.
The haunting breakdown features an ethereal operatic vocal that soars skywards, leading to a moment of tense silence. Out of nowhere comes an intense buzz of synth pressure, which loops and shudders all the way to the drop. It’s a dark, heady track that’s designed to take apart big rooms and will send your mind to an altogether different place wherever you listen to it.
“People keep asking for more, so we deliver more! It’s incredible to see the impact Future Rave has on the dance music scene and I can’t wait to continue developing it this year.” says David Guetta. On ‘Permanence’, MORTEN says “David and I have both played this track in our sets and the crowd went wild every time, I’m really excited for the track to finally be out there for them to listen to wherever and whenever they want!”
Following on from the huge ‘Alive Again’ and the Future Rave remix of David Guetta & Sia’s classic ‘Titanium’ (for its 10th anniversary), ‘Permanence’ joins an incredibly impressive catalogue from these two. Expect plenty more from this unbeatable partnership across 2022.
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About David Guetta
Musical trailblazer David Guetta is an international icon. Receiving his 10th GRAMMY nomination this year for ‘Hero’, his collaboration with Afrojack, Guetta has also been voted the world’s best DJ in the coveted DJ Mag ‘Top 100’ poll and the best electronic artist at the MTV Europe Music Awards, both for the second year running, capping off another incredible year for the dance music visionary.
Maintaining an epic level of quality for his live streams during the pandemic and lockdown, he hosted his iconic United At Home series, a number of unforgettable concerts from Paris’ Louvre Museum, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Icon Brickell in Miami, and atop the Rockefeller Center in New York, raising $2 million in donations for numerous charities.
With clubs and festivals finally open, Guetta is set to perform at the world’s biggest festivals and events in 2022, performing at Ultra Music Festival in Miami, his residency in Las Vegas, Creamfields festival in the UK, Lollapalooza in France and in his two residencies in Ibiza (Ushuaia and Hi) the whole summer, with many more to be announced.
There was never dull moment on the production front for him during this difficult period either, scoring a global hit with ‘Heartbreak Anthem’ alongside Galantis and Little Mix and other smashes including ‘If You Really Love Me’, ‘Bed’ with Joel Corry, ‘Remember’ with Becky Hill, sending him to #9 most streamed artist on Spotify globally.
He also released a remix of the summer hit ‘Love Tonight’ and a 2021 remix of his classic ‘Memories’ after it unexpectedly went viral on Tik Tok. He turned his hand to an official remix of the global Coldplay and BTS smash, ‘My Universe’. More recently he connected with Bebe Rexha, Ty Dolla $ign and A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie on ‘Family’, sounding off 2021 with yet another acclaimed single.
A master creative across genres, Guetta went from strength to strength with his underground-focused Future Rave project alongside Morten. Celebrating 10 years of his massive ‘Titanium’ collaboration with Sia, Guetta released a mind-blowing Future Rave remix, and he is also set to release a new Future Rave anthem ‘Alive Again’ on 3rd December. Additionally, he returned to his uncompromising Jack Back alias for ‘I’ve Been Missing You’ with Ferreck Dawn and Guz and ‘Alive’ with Roland Clark and Fancy Inc.
With over 14 billion global streams, 50 million records sold worldwide and two Grammy awards to his name, David Guetta demonstrates time and time again why he is the most cherished electronic artist of our generation.
MORTEN has kept his incredibly innovative and trademarked sound ringing through platforms across the globe. MORTEN has been taking over the industry for the past year with his innovative new ‘Future Rave’ sound together with good friend David Guetta, inspiring DJs worldwide and creating an entirely new culture. He has gathered an audience of 4.7M monthly listeners on Spotify alone, releasing hit after hit with the Guetta-collab being on top 5 of the most played records in the world by DJs for 7 weeks.
As this year’s highest new entry in the DJ Mag Top 100, and landing at #20 in the 1001 Tracklists ranking, Morten does not need to assert his spot anymore. His ability to transform his music between melodic, captivating vocals and his well known, recognized snare and bass heavy drops set him apart from most artists. MORTEN has been taking over the industry for the past year with his innovative new ‘Future Rave’ sound together with good friend David Guetta.
He also has had amazing success with his merchandise collection “BBA”, the most successful merchandise line in Denmark, which has sold out within hours after each collection dropped. He continues to prove his artistry spans even further by having his own resident radio show “Future Friday” with Tomorrowland’s One World Radio.