Kygo Teams Up With Apple Music For Epic Remix Of A-Ha's 'Take On Me'
Today Apple launched Apple Music, which combines music streaming, downloading, real live radio and social media all into one place. To help promote the launch of their new streaming service, Apple has enlisted the help of none other than the king of tropical-house himself: Kygo.
Kygo announced that he will be teaming up with A-Ha, who are also from Norway, to remak their infamous song "Take On Me," which can be heard nearly every 80s movie soundtrack.
“I am truly excited about having the opportunity to work with with A-Ha and Apple to make this collaboration happen. I think it was a great idea, and been looking forward to show you guys this. It’s exciting times in the streaming world and we are really excited Apple is behind this new genre of music we have created. They are always on top of what’s cool and new. Apple has always done things in an innovative way and we are excited they are behind this.” -Kygo
"My excitement to work with Kygo on this idea was abundantly clear to anyone who was within five feet of me these past few weeks — I couldn't stop talking about it... More than being a great DJ and producer, this guy is an impressive musician, and a lot of people are just discovering that." - Larry Jackson (Head of Content, Apple Music)
The remix will be available exclusively through Apple Music. If you are hesitant to sign up, Apple Music is offering a free 3-month trial for users to try out their new service.
In addition to offering a way for fans and artists to directly connect and interact, Apple still has few other exciting promotional tricks up their sleeve for the new music streaming service. It was recently announced that Dr. Dre's album The Chronic will be available exclusively on Apple Music. This is huge, as The Chronic has never been available online (at least legally) until now, that is.
Check out the new Apple Music here!