The American singer songwriter's acoustic track 'I Took A Pill In Ibiza' from 2015 was given an EDM makeover by remixers SeeB, and has become a massive worldwide hit.
Tourism chiefs in Ibiza are reportedly annoyed at Mike Posner’s current hit single for stereotyping the island. ‘I Took a Pill in Ibiza’ recently hit the top of the UK charts when it was remixed by Norwegian duo SeeB, and caused controversy when it was playlisted at Radio 1.
The remix has been a huge success in Europe and the US, but although the song’s lyrics clearly follow the negative consequences of taking ecstasy, those in charge of the tourist board of the Mediterranean island resent Ibiza being characterised by debauchery and hedonism, suggesting that it has much more to offer than just partying.
“We have invited the author of this song to discover Ibiza because we have much more to offer besides the nightlife which is known worldwide,” the island’s tourism director Vicent Ferrer told AFP, desperate to shed Ibiza’s reputation. 2.5 million tourists visit each summer, with roughly a third of those from Britain.
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