Song of the Week: K-391 ft. Alan Walker, Julie Bergan & Seungri – Ignite

Taken from this week’s Future Pop mailer. Click here to subscribe. All my Songs of the Week are featured on my Top of the Poptastic playlist, along with the rest of my faves from the year so far.

Remember the days when Eurodance was the biggest genre in Europe, before the Americans decided to call it EDM, and it became so ubiquitous that no-one cared anymore? It used to be like a shot of energy, with no interest in being cool or credible, or even awareness of those concepts. This song sounds like EDM never happened. It could be a comeback single by Da Buzzor InfernalK-391 is a Norwegian producer, whose real name is Kenneth Nilsen (I would say I can see why he changed it… but things haven’t gone too badly for Alan Walker). Ignite is a collaboration with fellow Norwegian DJ Alan and singer Julie Bergan, who has some poptastic tunes of her own, plus Seungri, a member of massive K-pop boyband BIGBANG making a random guest appearance.

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