Multi-platinum Norwegian superstar Alan Walker returns with his new single – “Dreamer,” which is also his first release in 2023, and it’s bound to pull at some nostalgic heartstrings for many listeners. It all started with a Twitter poll where Alan asked his community an enigmatic question – “Should we take it back to the beginning?” With over 90% of responses in favor of “yes,” The Walkers have spoken. To add even more twist to the story, the Norwegian producer challenged himself with a 100-hour deadline to produce “Dreamer.” With its digitized elements that make you feel like you should be zooming through outer space on an epic quest to save humanity, the track pays homage to the earlier breakthrough singles that have originally put Walker on the map, like “Faded,” “Sing Me To Sleep” and “Alone.” It is a simultaneous ode to the past and a promise of the future, opening a new chapter for Alan‘s storytelling through music. “Dreamer” is out now in collaboration with NCS (NoCopyrightSounds), the platform and community through which Alan Walker originally began his career and rose to popularity. To celebrate the fact of Alan Walker‘s return, both NCS and the artist himself will be actively and directly engaging with their communities to collaboratively create fan art, remixes, music videos, and more user-generated content for “Dreamer,” so make sure to join NCS‘s and Walker‘s social media to be part of these activities and become a “Dreamer” yourself. In other news, Walker also just announced his upcoming residency at Zouk Las Vegas. So far, his announced 2023 dates include Saturday, May 20th, Friday, October 13th, and Saturday, August 26th.
“‘Dreamer‘ is a tribute to the community, my early supporters, and all the dreamers out there. An instrumental record driven by the signature sonic elements that brought me to where I am today and sounds that still drive my creativity to this date.” – Alan Walker about “Dreamer“
“I have a lot of new projects and music in the works right now, so I’m stoked about this new residency and the possibility of connecting with my fans and the Vegas crowd. during all these shows we’ve planned for 2023 at Zouk Nightclub and Ayu Dayclub.” – Alan Walker about Las Vegas residency
Continuously delivering thumping beats and hypnotic records, 25-year-old Norwegian Producer and DJ Alan Walker is truly a force to be reckoned with. With over 115 million followers across his social platforms, 8.7 billion YouTube views, and over 50 billion audio and video streams, the young artist from Bergen, Norway, is nowhere near kicking his feet up anytime soon. Alan Walker arrived on the music scene in late 2015 with his debut hit single “Faded,” garnering over 1.7 billion Spotify streams and a massive 3.4 billion YouTube video views. Being the 19th most-watched music video on YouTube, the single also left him with a BRIT Awards nomination for Song Of The Year, as well as a Norwegian Grammy win in the same category. After building a massive social following and releasing a string of successful singles like “Alone” and “Darkside,” collaborating with artists like Ava Max, Noah Cyrus, Sia, Bruno Mars, and Coldplay, the chart-topping debut album “Different World” arrived in late 2018 and is currently approaching 5 billion streams on Spotify alone. While holding a pristine track record, Alan has played over 700 headlining shows and festivals to date, including Coachella and Tomorrowland, in addition to selling out his worldwide arena tours, Aviation Tour, and ongoing Walkerverse Tour. In 2022 Alan released his third album, “Walkerverse Pt. I & II.”
Since its establishment in 2011, NCS has rapidly evolved from a YouTube channel to one of the most prominent independent record labels globally. The UK-based hybrid label was founded by Billy Woodford, who recognized the need for quality new music that could be used by YouTube creators without copyright claim issues. Today, NCS has become a go-to destination for YouTube and Twitch creators, with its music being used over 440 million times on the YouTube, resulting in over half a trillion views for NCS music. The label’s mission is to empower creators – creators being content creators, artists, producers and more – and it does that through providing careers for artists and supplying creators with music for their content. Throughout the years of using this model, NCS has garnered over 33M subscribers and millions of fans across social media. On Spotify alone, the label pulls in 4 million listeners – and counting – every single day. NCS‘s DSP reach stretches far beyond its home in the UK, with its biggest markets including the US, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, Japan, India, Indonesia, and Australia. With its ability to provide safe, quality music for creators and an ever-growing audience, NCS has become a vital platform for music discovery, sharing, and inspiration.
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