Lucas & Steve x Tungevaag
Festival feelings are coming on strong these days, and the anthem for those much desired sun drenched days has officially arrived. Delivered by two specialist acts in the genre, Dutch hit duo Lucas & Steve and Norwegian hit producer Tungevaag, the song ‘Paper Planes’ hits like a breath of fresh air, encouraging listeners to leave their troubles behind and simply let the wind guide the way. Join the flight with this incredible collab, out now on Spinnin’ Records.
Lucas & Steve have provided the world’s dance audience with quite some anthems these last years. Call them house music tastemakers, as they’ve been responsible for quite some festival highlights, recently scoring widespread acclaim with their debut album Letters To Remember. Released in 2020, this album included smash hits like ‘Where Have You Gone (Anywhere)’, ‘Perfect’ (feat. Haris) and 'Another Life' (feat Alida).
Following this eventful year, the guys recently returned with one of their biggest hits to date, teaming up with US hip hop act Blackstreet for a brand new cut of 90’s hit ‘No Diggity’. The record featured a fresh collab with the Blackstreet crew, receiving critical acclaim upon release, and by now counts over 16 million Spotify streams - while still conquering new audiences as we speak.
In the meantime, Norwegian DJ/producer Tungevaag has also created quite some waves in dance music. At the speed of light, several records turned into festival favorites, including 2019’s breakthrough hits ‘Knockout’ and ‘Play’ (together with Alan Walker and K-391), scoring tens of millions of streams, as well as widespread DJ support.
Renowned for his sweet rolling beats infused with triplet rhythms, Tungevaag kept on delivering powerful records throughout 2020, including the massively supported 'Peru', the party anthem ‘DANCE’, together with CLMD, and pop record ‘Miss You’ (feat. Richard Smitt). As he continued his triumphal path into 2021, mesmerizing tunes like ‘Young Summer’ and ‘Ride With Me’ (feat. Kid Ink) continued to wow his audience - sure enough, this Norwegian tastemaker is making moves.
Two dance acts famed for their ability to create festivals anthems as steady as the clock, now teaming up to deliver the dreamed soundtrack for 2021’s summer - ‘Paper Planes’ is all you’d hope for from Lucas & Steve and Tungevaag in this most outstanding collab.
Feel the warm summer’s breeze as ‘Papers Planes’’ iridescent vocals and a soaring melody set the stage for everything from reuniting with friends and family to your next travel adventure. Guided by rhythmic guitar licks and dramatic strings, the song builds to its highpoint, enhanced by a strong singalong chorus and upbeat piano melodies. When the beat drops, it’s sheer ecstacy, letting beautiful piano chords sway across resounding house kicks and giving the audience the chance to close itheir eyes and dance the sorrows away.
Between the recent successes of Lucas & Steve’s ‘No Diggity’ and Tungevaag’s ‘Ride With Me, it’s safe to say that both acts are hitting this tarmac with true momentum. The release of ‘Paper Planes’ seeks to build on that upwards trajectory, bringing both acts to new heights along the way.