Stranger To Your Love
By ilan Bluestone feat. Ellen Smith
Arriving May 2021 on Above & Beyond’s iconic Anjunabeats imprint, ‘Impulse’ is ilan Bluestone’s most personal outing to date.
At the forefront of progressive and trance for almost a decade, Ilan creates high energy trance with heart and soul. From barnstorming festival favourites ’43’, ‘Spheres’ and ‘Let Me Know’, to modern updates of genre classics like System F’s ‘Out Of The Blue’, Armin van Buuren’s ‘In And Out Of Love’ and OceanLab’s ‘On A Good Day’ and ‘Satellite’, his emotional, song-drive approach to dance music has earned him eleven genre chart #1’s on Beatport and a legion of fans around the world.
His debut artist album, 2018’s ’Scars’, emphatically showcased the Bluestone sound. Broadening his repertoire with elements of dubstep, chillout and funk, ‘Scars’ cemented Ilan’s place as a headline Anjunabeats artist, with DJ support from Tiesto, Ferry Corsten and Oliver Heldens. The album has hit over 30 million streams. His tireless work ethic has been rewarded with the opportunity to perform at marquee festivals and venues: Electric Daisy Carnival, Creamfields, Tomorrowland, The Hollywood Palladium, Brooklyn Mirage, Madison Square Garden. Tracks from ‘Impulse’ were tested at Above & Beyond’s Group Therapy 350 show in Prague, 2019, and streamed to hundreds of thousands of fans around the world.
Songwriting takes centre stage on ‘Impulse’ - love found and lost, attachment and disengagement.
‘Stranger To Your Love’ showcases this emphatically, reuniting ilan with Ellen Smith. Frequently supported by BBC Introducing through her band Shadowlark, Ellen featured on ‘Scars’ album favourite ‘Rival’ and provides two contributions to ‘Impulse’.
ilan Bluestone’s ‘Impulse’ arrives on Anjunabeats on May 9, 2021. Gatefold vinyl and downloads are available to pre-order now through the Anjuna Music Store and iTunes. The album includes the singles ‘Hold On’ (feat. Alex Clare and Maor Levi), ‘Rule The World’ (feat. Jan Burton) and ‘Paid For Love’ (feat. Gid Sidgwick).