Written In The Stars
Tungevaag x Bassjackers
Following his successful collab with Spinnin’ golden boys Lucas & Steve earlier in the summer, Norwegian DJ/producer Tungevaag now teams up with another high praised Dutch duo, Bassjackers. The result is the aptly titled, ‘Written In The Stars’, a single that brings both acts’ strongpoints together in a singular blaze of festival energy. Make way for a riveting record that unites Tungevaag’s fresh melodic approach with Bassjackers’ timeless big room drops - out now on Spinnin’ Records.
Norwegian DJ/producer Tungevaag has created quite some waves in dance music as of late. 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), each scoring tens of millions of streams, as well as widespread DJ support.
Renowned for his sweet rolling, beat-infused 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 triumphant path into 2021, mesmerizing tunes like ‘Young Summer’, ‘Ride With Me’ (feat. Kid Ink), and his recent Lucas & Steve collab— ‘Paper Planes’ maintained Tungevaag’s alluring production wow factor.
Dutch duo Bassjackers is also known to operate on the forefront of dance music, although they’ve been around quite a bit longer. Known as a trusted source of international big room hits since the late zeroes, Bassjackers burst onto the scene in 2011 when their single ‘Mush Mush’ was holstered by Tiësto and subsequently released on his Musical Freedom label.
In the years that followed, Bassjackers grew out to become one of the world’s biggest dance duos, every year climbing the DJ Top 100 ranking and releasing much praised festival gems, including joint efforts with Martin Garrix, Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and KSHMR. They did remixes for the likes of Rihanna, Moby and Enrique Iglesias, released their much acclaimed debut album The Biggest in 2019, and played just about every festival mainstage out there.
‘Written In The Stars’
So, a very promising teamup as these heavyweights release their collab single ‘Written In The Stars’. Call it an astral projection of melodic wonder, this new tune has everything that fans want from a late summer dance hit— playful synths, anthemic vocals, and a pounding house beat.
Tungevaag clearly explores his modern, renowned rhythmic melodies, building tension with moody chords and emotionally driven vocals towards a fist in the air chorus, making way for a raving drop that comes courtesy of Bassjackers’ ever impressive production work. The guys bring raw synth stabs across the song’s melody, ultimately unleashing them with indestructible big room beats to pump up festival crowds worldwide.
‘Written In The Stars’ is a record you’ll feel deep into your bones. A very effective DJ weapon as well as a streaming monster that will highlight any playlist. Wherever you are, you’ll be dancing to this one, as Tungevaag and Bassjackers cross genres with a very fitting 2021 dance anthem—one that brings the festival vibes straight to your door.