Fresh off the back of her first major, commercial radio tour for her single Devoted, Beks announces her collaboration with Australian dance duo Dubbel Drop on Devoted – Dubbel Drop Remix. Having recently charted #2 on the ARIA dance charts with their single Ecstasy, Devoted – Dubbel Drop Remix is the first single taken from Beks upcoming six track, remix pack Devoted – The Remixes, which also features remixes by SØL, ZYRA (UK), Harry Fox, Big Boss and Boi King Koi. Devoted peaked at #3 on the global iTunes Dance Charts, was added to nights rotation on Hot Tomato 102.9fm, Ozmade and the national HIT fm network, played on Triple J and secured Beks her second Channel 7 Home and Away advertising campaign.
Set for release on 29th October 2021, Beks highlights her love of electronic dance music by leading the remix pack release with this stand out single by the Australian duo whose previous work has been played across triple j (AUS), BBC Radio 1 (UK), Kiss FM (UK), The Edge 96.1 (SYD), ATB adds to triple j Unearthed Radio and picked by McDonalds for a national advertising campaign.
“We love Beks’ energy and Devoted has so much vibe in it that we knew we could flip into something we would personally smash in our sets. We had heaps of fun making this, so hopefully everybody has even more fun listening to it!!” – Dubbel Drop.
For the music video, officially out 5th November, Beks partnered with Imaginera and go to director and visual collaborator, Beau Bressington of Bread Productions. Shot within the immersive playstation, temporarily located in Southbank Brisbane, Beks showcases her past learnings as a dancer in a self choreographed montage throughout the visual installation.
To round out a prosperous year for the independent artist whose arrival as Beks in November 2020, has seen her secure placements of her singles The Thing About Us and Devoted on Channel 7 Home and Away, a semi finalist in the International Songwriting Competition judged by Dua Lipa, appearances on Ash London, The Edge FM, B105, The Dustin Skipworth Project (LA), partnership with IKEA and Live Nation for IKEA Festival and a performance at Pride Day Festival following her debut SOLD OUT Devoted single launch in her hometown of Brisbane, Beks will release ‘Devoted – The Remixes’ in full.
The original single was written by Beks (Rebecca Callander) and Aaron Lee at his studio on the NSW Central Coast. Produced and mixed by Aaron Lee, the song’s 80s style guitar riff and four to the floor beat echoes a disco groove reminiscent of an early Daft Punk. The song is entitled Devoted however the hook of the single is “I’m Not Devoted To You.”
“It’s about power recall; reclaiming the power you’ve placed on someone who’s exploited that power and giving it back to yourself. It’s about idolising your own individuality and uniqueness, transforming pain into power ” – Beks