Armin van Buuren completely changes up his sound for a heart-tugging new ballad featuring Sam Martin. Taking a huge step outside his comfort zone, he delivers on “Wild Wild Son,” which is truly one of the best treasures to come out this week.
The new production is a beautiful experience anyone could appreciate, but the father-to-son message is especially impactful for those who can relate. For Armin, this one is truly special. In an official release, he opens up about “Wild Wild Son” and what the single means to him.
“Many people ask me what songs of mine I’m most proud of. All tracks are my babies, but some tracks I just have more of a connection with, simply because of the time I spent on it or the emotion attached to it. In this case, ‘Wild Wild Son’ is about Sam Martin’s (then unborn) son. I fell so much in love with the song because I recognize the love I feel for my own son. I also really went the extra mile with the production, recording real drums (Koen) and real strings. It was almost a year in the making. It’s a little different from my previous work and a big step for me personally.”
“Wild Wild Son” is a stark contrast from the trance driven anthems we’re used to hearing from Armin, but it’s great to hear another side of him. Listen here!
Armin van Buuren “Wild Wild Son” Featuring Sam Martin
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