David Guetta had released quite a few high profile albums in the past, but this one is different. It’s not a typical reggae album, though there are some obvious similarities. “David Guetta feat. Diplo” is actually a collaboration between the French musician and the Italian DJ/ Producer Avicci. A new age, alternative-sounding sound infused with elements of hip-hop, pop, dance, R&B and even electronica is featured on the record. If you are looking for new electronic dance music that is fresh, innovative, high energy and just plain fun then this is it.
The album starts off with a bang. The introduction is fast paced with a funky synthesizer lead guitar, accompanied by a tight beat. What’s great about this track is that it doesn’t get boring because it alternates between tracks so that the listener never gets bored. A funky drum pattern plays out before the end of the intro, and then it shifts to a more reggae style guitar melody. The overall effect is one of uplift, but not necessarily heavy or sad.
“Wonderland” is a slow paced trance dance number. The production value of this track is very good, as well as the actual dance. David Guetta is a well respected dance artist who knows what he’s doing. This is evident on this song, as he moves along with his partner in a beautiful and fluid dance. It has a very hypnotic quality and has gained popularity due to the incredible vocals.
One of the most requested tracks from him, “I Want To Know About Your Sleep” is yet another fantastic offering from the great producer. The electronic dance music is a wide ranging one, and includes an intense piano piece that builds up to a climax. The entire song builds upon itself, but never loses momentum. David Guetta provides a clear voice, which is calm and at ease. It really is a remarkable recording.
“Beware Of The Gun” is a cool track that features David Guetta and Diplobot. The production on this track is top notch, and is definitely something you do not want to miss. It takes you to a dark place, but then the song builds back to light again. This track also features Diplobot on the keyboards, and this provides for an even more memorable component to the song. It has certainly created quite a buzz around the release.
“Higgs Boson” is yet another cut from his new album that will have a massive impact on fans. This is sure to be one of the biggest singles in the new year, and could very well challenge David Bowie’s “rock and roll” album. The track is amazing, as Guetta performs along to a piano instrumental. The production sounds absolutely massive, and there are multiple instruments involved. This is sure to be one of the highlights of the new album. If you love rock, and heavy metal, you will definitely want to add this track to your collection.
“Wake Up” is another cut from the new album that will have you jumping. This song provides for another fantastic dance track that is full of energy and emotion. Just like the last track, this one also features Diplobot on the keyboards. This one is definitely something that everyone should have on their CD.
This list would be incomplete if we did not include “Higgs Boson.” This incredible electronic dance music will take the dance world by storm. David Guetta is certainly one of the most talented producers in the music industry today. This is simply the beginning of his amazing career and shows that he has what it takes to stay ahead of the ever-changing trends in electronic dance music.