Purple Disco Machine And Sophie And The Giants Reunite For Another Mesmerizing Disco-Fuelled Single ‘In The Dark’

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Hypnotizing fans the worldover with the decadent pop stylings of their internationally acclaimed single, Purple Disco Machine and Sophie and the Giants team up once again for the release of ‘In The Dark’ ahead of the release of the ‘Exotica Deluxe’ due out on Friday 4th March 2022 – pre-order HERE.

With a proven formula for success, Purple Disco Machine’s driving funk-fuelled production serves as the perfect accompaniment for Sophie’s transcendent melodies, and emotive vocal work, presenting an unmatched energy as a duo.

Their previous collaboration ‘Hypnotized’ surpassed 350 million streams across platforms, achieved multiple Platinum certifications across Europe, whilst hitting #9 on the Global Shazam Charts. The single also achieved strong UK radio support from tastemaker stations BBC Radio 1, Capital FM and Kiss Radio.

A match made in heaven, the new offering presents both artists thriving in their element once again, combining for what is sure to be another dance-fuelled hit from the charismatic pairing. Purple Disco Machine’s aptitude for upbeat Nu-disco production is as prominent as ever however, lyrically the single emanates contrasting emotions lamenting a love gone awry and feelings of despair. Directed by Dimitri Tsvetkov, the music video is set on a cold rainy night in DDR East Berlin, and follows a tale of forbidden love, intertwined with a thrilling saga of espionage and deceit.

‘In The Dark’ follows on from a hugely successful 12 months for Purple Disco Machine, which saw the acclaimed producer release sophomore album ‘Exotica’, and the dancefloor dedicated counterpart ‘Club Exotica’. The studio album was an opportunity to pay homage to the 80s and the plethora of artists that inspired the Dresden native from his humble beginnings.

The 14 track project featured international hits such as ‘Hypnotized’ with Sophie and the Giants, ‘Fireworks feat. Moss Kena & The Knocks’, and ‘Dopamine feat. Eyelar’, leading to over 500 million streams on the album alone.

As the #2 Beatport Artist of All Time his influence on the global dance industry, producers and fans is undoubted, having remixed the likes of Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson, Foals, Calvin Harris, Fatboy Slim, Sir Elton John, Royal Blood, Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, Duke Dumont, and Diplo & SIDEPIECE. Whilst now boasting over 1 billion streams across his catalogue to date, Purple Disco Machine has cemented himself as one of the most prolific disco producers of a generation.

Purple Disco Machine and Sophie and the Giant’s new single ‘In The Dark’ is out now, with the ‘Exotica Deluxe’ album out on Friday 4th March 2022 – pre-order HERE.

‘Hypnotized’ Highlights

350 million+ streams across platforms
130 million YouTube views
#9 Global Shazam Chart
Most played song in Italy in 2021!
Spotify playlist: mint (5.6m), Top Hits Deutschland (2.1m), Pop Rising (2m), just hits (1.9m), Hits du Moment (1.6m), Stimmungsmacher (1.2m) Top Hits Italia (1m) + more.
Apple Music playlists: Today’s Hits, Top 100 Songs of 2020: Italy, Top 100 2020: Shazam, Pop Deluxe, Breaking Pop, Future Hits, A-List Pop
Over 300k spins across radio w/ support from BBC Radio 1 (UK), Kiss Fresh / Kiss Dance (UK), Capital FM (UK), Gaydio (UK), RTE FM (Ireland), SWR FM (Germany), 1 Live (Germany), Virgin Radio (France), NRJ (France), Fun Radio (France), 538 (Netherlands), SLAM! (Netherlands), Studio Brussel (Belgium), Los 40 (Spain), SiriusXM – Pitbull’s Globalization (USA), Groove FM (USA) + more.


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