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Global heavyweight Matt Fax releases Behind Blue Eyes – a progressive house reworking of the classic rock track and the latest single from his forthcoming studio album.
Originally written and recorded by The Who and released on their 1971 album Who’s Next, Behind Blue Eyes was notably covered by Limp Bizkit in 2003 and went on to be a global hit for the group, reaching No.1 in the Czech Republic and Sweden and charted in the top three in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Norway.
Matt Fax’s version keeps the iconic vocal intact, but brings the song definitively into his space. Teaming up with singer, composer and one-third of love drum & bass band Sleeping Dragon Chris Howard, he juxtaposes the plaintive lyrics alongside soaring progressive melodies and gritty synth lines to create a truly epic, memorable dance anthem.
“Behind Blue Eyes started as a personal version of this classic The Who track I was listening a lot while making the album. The lyrics totally echoed what I was feeling, when you feel like nobody understands you. It’s one of the most important track of the upcoming album.” Matt Fax
Behind Blue Eyes is the second single to be released from Matt’s forthcoming studio album The Story Of The Fall which will see him stepping out from his usual progressive-driven sound.
Set for release in July 2023, the 12-track album traverses a wide range of electronic-subgenres. From club-ready, gritty basslines and cascading synths to melodic, vocal-led cuts, The Story Of The Fall embodies Matt’s 11-year path to the global heavyweight he is today, and lays the foundations for his sound for the future.
Celebrating over a decade in the industry, French DJ and producer Matt Fax continues to establish himself as a pillar of the melodic house and progressive scene. With a loyal, global fanbase and half a million monthly listeners on Spotify alone he is now widely considered one of the leading producers responsible for pushing the progressive melodic sound forward.
Matt’s released have graced leading labels such as Enhanced, Colorize, Anjuna and Armada: an extensive catalogue with a diverse range of sounds firmly rooted in the melodic dance world. At just 27 years of age he’s already ticked off a host of impressive career achievements, including two previous albums and the career-spanning compilation X released in 2022.
Matt Fax dates:
May 06 – London Colorize, Dalston Roof Park May 19-21 – EDC Las Vegas, Las Vegas Motor Speedway July 02 – A State Of Trance London, Dockyards