'Faded' Hit Maker Alan Walker Picks You His Top Tunes Right Now
He's climbing the charts so we think you need to hear what Alan's got on repeat...
Alan Walker is the man responsible for the chilled-out and epically dreamy 'Faded', that's been going around and around in our heads over the last few weeks. Having worked it's way into the UK Top 10 over the past month, we thought it was about time we got an insight into the mind of the producer and asked him to pick out ten of his fave tracks right now.
From movie score influences to EDM madness, some oldies and some you've probably never heard of, get an education with Alan's picks below...
Hans Zimmer – 'Time'
"I chose Time by Hans Zimmer because its very melodic and the way it progresses throughout the track is very unique. I am personally a very big fan of piano melodies and to me Time is just perfect."
Steve Jablonsky – 'Arrival To Earth'
"One of my personal favourite movie soundtracks of all time. First heard it when I was watching the first Transformers movie and instantly became a fan of Steve Jablonsky. Music like this have had a major effect on the melodies that I produce today."
K-391 – 'Godzilla 2015'
"An uplifting and unique track by K-391. The way he puts everything together with an amazing melody and mixes around with rap and different instruments like the trumpet in the beginning is what makes the track stand out so much."
K-391 – 'This Is Felicitas'
"Amazing track with an amazing intro! What I love with this track is the banjo that he used in this track and a very catchy melody! K-391 has inspired me in many ways to form Alan Walker as an artist today. This track and Godzilla is a great example."
Ahrix – 'Nova'
"One of my very favourite electronic tracks. Nova was one of the tracks that inspired me to create Fade which later became Faded. It has a beautiful melody and the way it progresses throughout the whole track is just amazing!"
Lensko – 'Circles'
"Lensko is a friend of mine with a great talent! The way he progresses his tracks is so unique, just the way he puts everything together is so different from what I usually hear nowadays in the EDM-world."
Da Tweekaz – 'Letting Go'
"Beautiful track with some spectacular vocals by Elke Diels. I’m not a very big fan of Hardstyle, but when I first listen to that genre, it really depends on the melodies. And to me this track is just perfect!"
K-391 – 'Dream of Something Sweet'
"I think this was one of the first tracks by K-391 that inspired me to start with the same style as him. The chord progressions and everything has a big influence on my style and the way he mixes up the track with violins and drums and creates the cinematic feeling is spectacular, it makes the the track so uplifting!"
Electro-Light – 'Symbolism'
"One of my favourite tracks that has been released on my old label NoCopyrightSounds. To me this is a very unique track that really stands out from what I usually listen to. It’s a track that’s so unique and has the melodies that I think really depends on your mood – like, if your happy then it will be a happy track and if you are sad/in a bad mood it will be the opposite! But other than that, it’s a fantastic track!"
Halvorsen – 'Wouldn’t Change It'
"Amazing track by Halvorsen! Big fan of what he’s making. It’s so different and the fact that he’s singing on his own tracks for sure impresses me! The drop is what blew me away! It’s so good! I have no words! To me this track is a masterpiece!"
'Faded' is out now on Relentless. Check out the official video here.
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