PLAYLIST – Top 10 of 2015 – #1 – ‘Sun Is Shining’ by Axwell ^ Ingrosso

Ingrosso - Sun Is ShiningAxwell & Ingrosso (stylised as Axwell Λ Ingrosso) is a Swedish musical duo signed under Def Jam Recordings consisting of former Swedish House Mafia members Axwell and Sebastian Ingress. 

They made their performance debut at the 2014 Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City in June.

Axwell and Ingrosso formed the group Axwell Λ Ingrosso officially in 2014. During June of that year, the band gained prominence among New Yorkers when they began placing clues about their new album in various locations throughout the city. 

The performance debuted music from a new album they announced to release under the name Axwell Λ Ingrosso the intro music of which premiered on air during Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1program.

Their performance was also named one of the 15 Hot Governors Ball Moments as well as one of the Top 10 Best Performances of the Hot Governors Ball by Billboard. They also made an appearance at the 2014 V Festival.

The album is also said to be the first for both artists as Swedish House Mafia never released an official full-length album. Axwell and Ingrosso also deleted their personal Facebook pages and created a single page for the group to signify the new partnership.

They recently toured India, as part of Sunburn Arena, where they engaged with the Indian audience. They also showcased a few of their newer tracks from the album they are launching late this year.

Axwell Λ Ingrosso have teased and released two singles together, “We Come We Rave We Love” and “Can’t Hold Us Down”.

On 26 November they released their new single “Something New” which was used for the new Beats advertisement. On 6 February, they have launched a new online hub, and three new video trailers: “Something New”, “Can’t Hold Us Down” and “On My Way”.

Four days later, the Swedish duo dropped the video for “Something New”. The videoclip takes the viewer on a motorcycle ride through an extended traffic jam in the desert. At the end, the two bikes disappear into the horizon. On 12 March 2015, the duo dropped their next new track, the anthemic “On My Way” which features vocals from Salem Al Fakir.

This was followed by a sequel video, directed by Christian Larson the next day which continued the story of the music video for ‘On My Way’. This was the official music video for ‘Can’t Hold Us Down’

On 12 June 2015, they released a new song “Sun Is Shining”. On YouTube, it hit 3 million views in one month.

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