Closing the year on a high, Dutch dance notoriety Sam Feldt has reworked South Korea’s rising star SHAUN‘s big 2018 hit ‘Way Back Home‘ into a stunning piece of dance music. Featuring US singer Conor Maynard on vocal duty, this touching song that already reached millions of listeners takes on a whole new guise with fresh beats and uplifting rhythms – out now on Spinnin’ Records.
‘Way Back Home’ has proven to be the claim-to-fame for upcoming K-pop star SHAUN this year. Coming off his ‘TAKE’ EP, the track turned into a worldwide hit, and the biggest K-pop single in South-Korea. Gathering billions of combined YouTube views, countless cover versions and widespread support, the track reached over 465 million combined streams in Asia alone.
In Korea, the record spent 40 days at #1 on MelON, Korea’s leading streaming service, breaking the 2018 record for a solo artist, while it also charted #1 on QQ Music in China and #1 for seven consecutive weeks on Apple Music/Spotify in Vietnam.
For sure, this has been a K-pop blast, dominating 2018’s charts, now returning in a rework by Dutch DJ/producer Sam Feldt, featuring Conor Maynard on vocals.
This new version sees Feldt break out his characteristic warm deep house vibes, laying down strong beats and sweet chords alongside SHAUN’s inviting song structure. As Conor Maynard delivers his well known vocals, the record revives the original’s sentiments in a strong, uplifting way – making sure ‘Way Back Home’ receives an honorable, and vital addition to its already impressive track record.
Listen to SHAUN – ‘Way Back Home’ (feat. Conor Maynard) [Sam Feldt edit] below or buy/stream it here.