NEW MUSIC MONDAY: Hayden James – Better Together ft. Running Touch


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After his massive sold-out Australian tour and recent run of biggest U.S headline shows to date, Hayden James returns with his latest release “Better Together” featuring Running Touch. Following on from the wildly catchy “Just Friends”, “Better Together” dances onto the scene as another masterful dive for James into the world of electronic pop, showcasing the Sydney based artist’s impeccable talent in providing fans with stellar, floor-filling summer anthems.

Hayden James – Better Together (Lyric Video) ft. Running Touch

Layered with addictive drum patterns and a smooth house bassline, “Better Together” is yet another infectious tune from the powerhouse producer and arrives with the news that it will feature on his forthcoming debut album, set for release in 2019. The track combines a driving pop melody with the classic Hayden James twists on vocals to deliver a hook that will stick with you. Premiered on triple j Breakfast earlier this week, “Better Together” is an irresistible listen, set to impress fans Australia and worldwide.

Hayden on “Better Together”: It’s about a relationship where you’re better as a team. That other person is an extension of you; it’s THE RIGHT relationship, not just any. It’s the one that clicks and where you mirror each other… “feels a lot like love, love’s a lot like hearts, feels a lot like mine.”

Since his timeless release of “Permission to Love” & debut self-titled EP which followed, Hayden James has found worldwide love and acclaim, consistently topping Hype Machine and international tastemaker blogs as well as becoming one of triple j’s most played artists. His last two releases “Just Friends” feat. Boy Matthews and “Numb” feat. GRAACE caught the attention of the nation, both gaining platinum certification, collectively gaining over 75 million streams and support from all major radio stations. A mastermind in the studio and behind the deck, James’ fine-tuned remixes have been showcased on tracks by RÜFÜS, Dillon Francis & T.E.E.D, Safia, Duke Dumont and ODESZA.

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Not one to rest, 2018 has seen a mammoth touring schedule for James. With headline shows across the US and a national sold out tour across Australia, Hayden now gears up for a run of festival appearances over summer including Spilt Milk, Corona Sunsets and ringing in the new year in Sydney for NYE In The Park. Back today with yet another certified hit, “Better Together” propels Hayden to further success as one of Australia’s greatest producers and with the promise of his debut album to come, 2019 will be his biggest year in music to date.

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