The reunion of Seven Lions, Above & Beyond, and Opposite The Other arrives with ‘Over Now,’ out now on Anjunabeats and Ophelia Records.
'Over Now' is the follow-up to Above & Beyond, Seven Lions and Opposite The Other's collaborative debut 'See The End', which was released in 2019 and quickly became the #1 airplay record on the Mediabase Dance Chart. It’s since become a staple in Above & Beyond’s live sets at clubs and festivals worldwide. This summer, Seven Lions joined Above & Beyond on stage to perform ‘Over Now’ at the trio’s biggest celebration of 2023, the Group Therapy Weekender at The Gorge, as seen in the official music video.
Melodic dubstep pioneer Seven Lions rapidly rose to prominence after winning a remix competition in 2011. His unique rework of Above & Beyond’s ‘You Got To Go’ (feat. Zoë Johnston) immediately grabbed the trio’s attention, sparking the beginning of a relationship that would span multiple collaborative performances between the two acts and an array of further Seven Lions remixes of Above & Beyond and Anjunabeats classics.
A vocal fan of Above & Beyond’s early works, Jeff’s (Seven Lions) own inimitable brand of high-octane, bass-saturated dance has always kept songwriting at its core. Some of his most recognizable Anjunabeats releases include his heavy-hitting remix 3LAU’s debut Anjunabeats smash, ‘Tokyo’ feat. XIRA, his unforgettable collaboration with Jason Ross and Paul Meany, ‘Higher Love’, and more.
"Having Jeff [Seven Lions] join us on stage at the Gorge to drop ‘Over Now’ in front of thousands of you was one of the highlights of our summer, and it was a joy to see how much you all connected with the track in the moment.
Our last collaboration, ‘See The End’, has always been one of our favourites to play out at our shows, and we’ve been waiting for the right moment to go back into the studio with Jeff and Sam [Opposite The Other]. We wanted to reconnect with that same energy, and ‘Over Now’ feels like the perfect follow-up.
It’s always a pleasure working with Jeff and Sam, and it’s been a treat to watch the reaction on dancefloors all over the world, thanks for all the love on this one so far!" - Above & Beyond
Seven Lions kicked off this year with his seismic ‘Journey III’ album tour, with stops at Los Angeles State Historic Park, three shows at Avant Gardner (Brooklyn Mirage), Downtown Las Vegas Event Center, San Diego’s Rady Shell, and beyond, selling over 125K tickets in total.
Songwriter and vocalist Sam Burger releases music under the moniker 'Opposite The Other'. Opposite The Other has supported globally renowned acts like The Cure, Bastille, The Lumineers, and more, and teamed up with Seven Lions earlier this year on ‘Alive’.
Reflecting on ‘Over Now’, Sam explains:
"The initial lyrical idea for the song actually came to me near the end of the pandemic. Like many others, I was in a dark place for so many reasons. The truth hit me that no matter how good or bad a situation is, there will always be an ending. This song is about the hope that the light at the end of the tunnel will arrive sooner rather than later. Working with Above & Beyond and Seven Lions once again has been the biggest joy, and I'm super excited to see how this song resonates with people".
Debuted in front of 25,000 fans in Los Angeles last October, Above & Beyond’s last release, 'Tranquility Base Vol. 1', saw the trio call back to their instrumental roots with a collection of five heavy-hitting club records.
Above & Beyond's next live celebration will see them return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre this October to helm two shows alongside label stars from Anjunabeats and Anjunadeep, final tickets are on sale now (https://www.aboveandbeyond.nu/redrocks/).
’Over Now’ is out now, September 22, on Anjunabeats and Ophelia Records.