Even Armin van Buuren’s most diehard fans might have a tough time selecting the most high-profile collaborations from his voluminous discography, but the Dutchman’s new single on Armada Music would be a no-brainer to single out.
A link-up with none other than legendary songwriter Diane Warren and Swedish songstress My Marianne, ‘Live On Love’ simply ticks all the boxes of an evergreen, soul-nourishing fan favorite.
Inspired by the notion that love outweighs anything else, ‘Live On Love’ is the perfect marriage between heartening lyrics, strong vocals and a contagious chord progression. Beautiful showcasing the synergy between the artists’ musical vision and respective skill sets, this track is destined to resonate with fans worldwide and will surely take up a spot amongst Armin van Buuren’s most notable collaborations to date.
“It’s not often that I find myself in the studio in the company of one of the world’s most distinguished songwriters and I’m stoked to be releasing our collab with My Marianne”, Armin van Buuren says. “I feel this is the perfect song for when the days grow dark and I’m sure listeners will be able to draw hope and strength from it.”
“I’m so excited for everyone to hear my song ‘Live On Love’ with Armin van Buuren and My Marianne”, Diane Warren adds. “I love this record and think you will too! Can’t wait for everyone to dance to it and sing along with it! We can live on love, ‘cause it’s all we need.”
Armin van Buuren has long been a global ambassador for electronic music. The five-time #1 DJ in the world and current #3 has seven full-length artist albums to his name and continues to cultivate a massive worldwide following through his weekly A State Of Trance radio show, event series and album series, reaching 40 million listeners from 80 different countries on a weekly basis.
Armin van Buuren also headlines leading festivals and venues around the world, including Electric Daisy Carnival (Las Vegas, New York), Ultra Music Festival (Miami) and Tomorrowland (Belgium).
Diane Warren is one of modern music’s most celebrated songwriters. She has penned nine #1 and 32 top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, is tied for having written the most #1 songs as a sole writer in Billboard history and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001.
She has received 13 Academy Award nominations, is a Grammy winner with 15 nominations, Emmy winner and two-time Golden Globe award winner whose songs have been featured in more than 100 motion pictures. Last summer, Warren released her debut album’ Diane Warren: The Cave Sessions, Vol. 1’, which featured guest performances from artists such as Jon Batiste, Carlos Santana, Rita Ora, Maren Morris, John Legend and Jimmie Allen to name a few.
Diane Warren has been selected to receive an Honorary Oscar as voted by the Academy’s Board of Governors. She is the first songwriter to receive an Honorary Oscar which will be presented at the Academy’s 13th Governors Awards in November 2022.