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Indie legend IAN BROWN to feature on Alex Metric & Steve Angello’s “Open Your Eyes”

Ian Brown

Alex Metric and Steve Angello are proud to announce that indie legend IAN BROWN will feature as vocalist on the new version of their massive dance tune ‘Open Your Eyes’.  The new version will be released through Positiva / Virgin on 8th May 2011.

Best known as the former lead singer of the Stone Roses, this is a new direction for IAN BROWN who said ‘I’m made up to be on board.’

The original version of ‘Open Your Eyes’ was originally released on Beatport at the end of January and has been tearing up dancefloors ever since.  Radio support from Pete Tong, Annie Mac and Zane Lowe have helped to create a huge buzz with public reaction to the tune being voiced via text and email.

Alex said: “it is truly amazing for me to have someone whose music has had such an impact on what I do singing on “Open Your Eyes”.  It was an honour to work with him. He sounds fantastic on the track and lyrically manages to capture the epic quality of the instrumental.  So proud of our version; Ian brown I salute you!”

Alex Metric has been blazing a trail over the last couple of years. His glitchy productions, innovatively combining his love of 80s synth-pop, filter disco, big beat and indie, have been devastating dancefloors worldwide. His collaborator, Steve Angello, is already a highly regarded DJ and Producer worldwide with his underground productions. Steve has gone on to scale further heights as part of the , with two Top 10 singles and sell out Arena shows.

Alex Metric will release an album later in the summer and will feature original material, remixes and productions.