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Manse feat. Maruja Retana – Where We Want To Be [Armada]

[the_ad_placement id=”content”]If Manse’s previous releases have taught us one thing, it’s that the Swedish DJ/producer’s hard work and innate talent make for first-rate records. As if to prove that statement, partnered with Dutch vocalist Maruja Retana to release ‘Where We Want To Be’ on , a bedazzling offering that makes even the most polished records feel like cracked asphalt.

Progressive House in its most uplifting form, ‘Where We Want To Be’ is a flawless gem gilded with Maruja Retana’s vocals. Well-rounded and blissful from the get-go, it oozes production skill and passion for music while remaining suited for numerous rounds of hands-in-the-air action at the world’s most prestigious festivals.

Born Michael Hansen, Manse has been honing his skills for close to ten years and has grown into a full-fledged fan favorite along the way.
His high-end originals and head-turning remixes for Armin van Buuren. Dash Berlin, , Nicky Romero and Thomas Gold compelled the world to take notice and brought him to some of the most acclaimed stages, including Tomorrowland, U.K., Ultra and . It may not come as a surprise that Manse adds color to the world of dance music and this new release on only augments the palette.

Since choosing music over a career as a psychologist in the Netherlands, Maruja Retana has been following her heart and living a life full of passion. She has worked with several top producers, DJs and songwriters (e.g. Jef Martens (Will.I.Am, Britney Spears), Jorgen Eloffson (Kelly Clarkson), Paul Oakenfold and ) and gained international recognition for her dreamy, yet soulful vocals. Her previous collaborations with Marco V and Basto made her the perfect candidate to feature on ‘Where We Want To Be’ and one can safely say that it’s a match made in heaven.

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