“Wake Me Up!” is a song produced by Swedish house music producer and deejay Avicii. The track written by himself with the collaboration of Ash Pournouri, Aloe Blacc and Mike Einziger is included on his acclaimed debut album ‘True‘. The song was released on digital retailers on June 17, 2013 (Europe) and August 26, 2013 (UK) via PRMD Records and LE7ELS. It has the guest vocals of American Soul singer, rapper and musician Aloe Blacc and the unfinished version of the track was premiered on Avicii’s 2013 promo mix released in early April.
The full and final version will premiere on BBC Radio 1 Pete Tong’s radio show on Friday June 14, 2014. Unfortunately, the official radio edit version surfaced online few hours earlier. The music video directed by Marc Seliger and CB Miller was premiered online on July 19 and posted on VEVO on July 29.
The global hit was released as the lead single of his debut studio album entitlted “True” released on September 17th, 2013 via PRMD and Island Records. The album includes collaboration with Joakim Berg, Audra Mae, Nile Rodgers, Mac Davis, and Incubus’ Mike Einziger. This new single is a stunning auditory experiment, a perfect combination of essence of American country music, folk and Swedish electronic unmistakable sound.
Avicii re-released the track alongside the full album with re-worked versions made by himself under the name ‘Avicii by Avicii’ on March 21, 2014. The music video of its new version was premiered on VEVO on March 25.
‘Wake Me Up – Single’ is available on iTunes (BUY)
‘Wake Me Up (Avicii by Avici) – Single” is included on ‘True: Avicii by Avicii’ (BUY)