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Armin van Buuren

Trance Titan Armin van Buuren Teams Up With D.O.D. for Genre-Bending “By Now” (feat. Laura Welsh)

Trance icon Armin van Buuren and production duo D.O.D. have joined forces for the first time on the captivating new single “By Now,” featuring the soulful vocals of Laura Welsh. This collaboration marks a meeting of the minds, driven by mutual respect and a desire to push musical boundaries.

“By Now” seamlessly blends van Buuren’s signature soaring trance melodies with D.O.D.’s bumping house beats, creating a sonic fusion that embodies the spirit of contemporary U.K. house with a modern trance twist. Both artists are coming off successful years – D.O.D.’s summer anthem “So Much In Love” achieved Gold certification in the UK, while van Buuren’s acclaimed ninth studio album Breathe In continues to find fans, and his recent single “What Took You So Long” (with Gryffin) harkened back to his trance roots. “By Now” promises to be another highlight in their respective journeys.

van Buuren expressed his admiration for the U.K. house scene and his enthusiasm for pushing creative boundaries with D.O.D. on “By Now.” He highlights the limitless potential of genre-bending collaborations, showcasing his clear passion for the project.

D.O.D. echoed this sentiment, sharing his recent exploration of trance sounds and his excitement to collaborate with a legend like van Buuren. He praised Laura Welsh’s captivating vocals for adding depth to the track, and expressed anticipation for the fan reaction to this genre-defying union.

“By Now” is a testament to the power of collaboration, showcasing what happens when respected artists from different backgrounds come together to create something truly unique. Get ready to be swept away by this innovative track that defies categorization and ignites the dance floor.