Internationally renowned German-born, Amsterdam-based Producer and DJ Patrice Bäumel unleashes a deep and shimmering club ready reworking of Faithless ‘Synthesizer’(ft Nathan Ball), released on BMG on 20 November.
With his powerful remix of Faithless ‘Synthesizer’, Patrice Bäumel delivers a pulsating, glitchy update which brilliantly emphasises the myriad of electronic elements in Faithless’s acclaimed original and highlights Nathan Ball’s silky vocal.
‘Synthesizer’ was the first single to be taken from the new Faithless album ‘All Blessed’, their first studio LP in 10 years, out now on BMG and winning rave reviews from press and fans alike. ‘All Blessed’ charted at No.6 in the Official Album Chart and No.1 in the Dance Album Chart and No.1 in the Independent Album Chart.
On Patrice Bäumel’s remix of ‘Synthesizer’ Faithless said: “Proud to present this laser-focused pulsing progressive house remix of ‘Synthesizer’ from Amsterdam’s Trouw resident and innovator Patrice Baumel. The master of the epic build turns in a glittering widescreen sonic adventure of this Faithless dance floor anthem.”
‘Synthesizer’ has received strong support, including BBC Radio play from Pete Tong, Annie Mac, Jo Whiley, Annie Nightingale, Shaun Keaveny, Nemone, Chris Hawkins and Rylan; with DJs supporting the track including Roger Sanchez, Tom Novy, Marco Carola, and Kryder. In a history that stretches back some 25 years, Faithless have long occupied a pivotal position in the world of British electronica. Marrying elements of house, trip-hop, dub and a songwriting flair into arena-filling explosive, euphoric sounds. Their accomplishments tell their own story: seven Top 10 singles, six Top 10 albums (three at Number 1), a Mercury Prize nomination for their brilliant sophomore album, 1998’s ‘Sunday 8PM’ and their impressive four times Platinum certified ‘Forever.
Faithless – The Greatest Hits’ adding to a career total in excess of 15 million worldwide.
Faithless have graced festival stages the world over, including Glastonbury’s famous Pyramid Stage twice. Globally, they’ve sold out multiple arena runs.
Faithless’ previous studio album ‘The Dance’ entered the charts in 2010 at Number 2. Their 2015 remix album ‘Faithless 2.0’ took them back to the top of the charts yet again with their friends the likes of Avicii, Claptone, Tiesto, Eric Prydz and Armin Van Buuren coming forward to offer fresh perspectives on their fan favourites, ‘We Come 1’, ‘Insomnia’, ‘God is a DJ’ and more. Collaborations have always the hallmark of Faithless’ career, working with Robert Smith of The Cure, Dido and Cat Power to name but a few.