Electric Zoo started a new tradition this year. The Wild Island event announced its first ever official festival anthem: "Walking with Lions" by emerging EDM producer Codeko.

As New York's biggest, longest running and most loved electronic music festival, Electric Zoo is bringing one of its biggest and most impressive lineups to date for the 2016 Wild Island edition this weekend at Randall's Island Park in New York City.

As part of this year's stacked lineup, heavyweights Bassnectar, Porter Robinson, The Chainsmokers, Hardwell, Tiësto and Steve Aoki are all headed to the Wild Island. Attendees are also looking forward to sets from legends like Jooris Voorn, Zomboy, Borgore, Cedric Gervais, Datsik and Ummet Ozcan, as well as fan favorites like Claptone, NGHTMRE, Getter and Cookie Monsta B2B Funtcase.

But out of all these amazing artists, Electric Zoo chose up-and-comer Codeko for the honor of creating the festival's first ever official anthem. As a burgeoning dance music star and classically trained musician, the London-based producer known as Codeko was up for challenge!

Codeko's "Walking with Lions" featuring Raphaella is a huge progressive house tune with an infectious horn melody that perfectly embodies the good vibes and beautiful, untamed spirit of Electric Zoo Festival and its upcoming 2016 Wild Island event.

"We have always wanted to produce a festival anthem that represents the theme of our festival that would resonate with our fans," said Electric Zoo Festival Director Adam Richman. "There is no questions Codeko’s Walking With Lions does exactly that."

Listen to Codeko's "Walking with Lions" and get ready to get wild this weekend!

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