benny blanco, Marshmello and Vance Joy make for the best trio of 2021 so far with their collective release of 'You'. The threesome's latest track is a collaborative affair between the multi-talented Virginian, the DJ and producer from Philly and the Australian singer-songwriter.
benny is well known for his collaborations having previously worked with the likes of Justin Bieber, Juice WRLD, Selena Gomez, Halsey and Khalid in the past. Likewise Marshmello has been a go to DJ and producer over the previous couple of years having contributed to the huge success of 'Happier' with Bastille but also having himself worked with Juice WRLD on 'Come & Go', Halsey on last year's 'Be Kind' and Selena Gomez on 'Wolves'.
Vance Joy, Melbourne's purveyor of fine Indie-Folk, may be less accustomed to the delights and benefits of a collaborative venture having been largely a solo performer to date. 'You' however let's Joy enter a whole new arena of possibilities, letting him access a market far beyond his more niche and familiar.
In hooking up with two highly regarded producers at the top of their game Vance Joy has "bagged the elephant" and in using Joy to vocalise their latest release both blanco and Marshmello have further expanded their repertoire and range. The song itself plays to the strengths of Joy's emotive vocals whilst showcasing blanco and Marshmello's subtle and understated but sublime and effective production.
The video for 'You' is by Hip-Hop's favourite claymation creator Will Child and is a fantastic piece of work as a stand alone piece, let alone as a music video. The three protagonists are portrayed superbly well and are instantly recognisable as they partake in their BBQ before being..... No spoilers here, you'll have to watch the video, it's one not to be missed!
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