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Drax Project new single - "Firefly" out now!


New Zealand four-piece Drax Project are back with "Firefly," a sublime new collaboration with Fetty Wap featuring Aacacia, out now - watch HERE.

 

"Firefly" sees the quartet lean further into their R&B sensibilities and adopt a more mature
sound, all while keeping their signature jazz licks and impeccable vibes intact. By fusing the
stylings of Drax Project and Fetty Wap, "Firefly" is rich in enticing vocals, instrumentation,
and iconic Fetty ad-libs, generating an intoxicating and timeless track. The track arrives
alongside a visual that takes viewers on a journey through a magical bonfire party filled with
a piano camp-fire, Fetty Wap apparition, love at first sight and incendiary dance moves.

Written in Los Angeles with acclaimed producers Rogét Chahayed (Travis Scott, Drake) and
Imad Royal (Panic! At The Disco, The Chainsmokers), the track/video united an all-star team
bringing together crew members from renowned films such as The Hobbit Trilogy, Mission
Impossible, King Kong, Lord of the Rings Trilogy and more. Singing on the bridge is New
Zealand singer/songwriter Aacacia, who landed on the band's radar after winning a
competition to perform "Catching Feelings" with the group at Rhythm and Vines Festival last

"Firefly" marks Drax Project's first new release since the delivery of their self-titled debut
album last fall. Since returning to New Zealand due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the boys
of Drax Project have done some soul-searching and have honed in on utilizing their
platforms for advocacy, such as breast cancer awareness and indigenous language
preservation. The personal and artistic growth Drax Project has undergone is evident on
"Firefly" and only scratches the surface of what's to come from the kiwi group.

 

ABOUT DRAX PROJECT:
Signing to 300 Entertainment stateside as “Woke Up Late” took off everywhere, Drax
Project accompanied Famous Dex on the standout single “LIGHT". The quartet continued to wow both audiences and fellow musicians, resulting in Shaan, Matt, Sam and Ben embarking on tour in Europe. After selling out their own shows in London and Paris, the group returned to Europe alongside pop sensation Christina Aguilera on the European leg of The X Tour, supporting her in major cities such as Paris, Amsterdam, Antwerp and Berlin. As Drax Project continued to make their imprint in the US music scene, they reworked their hit single “Woke Up Late” with a feature from Hailee Steinfeld. As the single climbed to the top of the radio charts, they released a music video featuring YouTube sensation, Liza Koshy. Drax Project added to the momentum with the release of “All This Time,” an eclectic anthem with elements of jazz and pop blended perfectly with a hard saxophone drop. With rich layered harmonies, the EDM hybrid bop combines relatable lyricism and impressive vocal performances from the group. 

 

The band unveiled their debut, self-titled record in 2019, which has so far earned 15 Platinums internationally. Drax Project showcases their eclectic influences from jazz to R&B to pop and touches on themes such as love and lust, life on the road, trust and heartbreak. With sharp yet delicate production that blends classic sensibilities with a modern, shimmery touch, the guys of Drax Project are pushing pop to new heights, proving themselves to be an unstoppable musical force.

 

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