A long-lost poem written by his uncle has provided the unlikely inspiration for Andy Anderson’s latest single as a solo artist, Live for a Dream, a stunning combination of euphoric drum & bass and dubstep. Having previously enjoyed success as a member of rock band, The Hollows, who sold out shows at Glasgow’s iconic Barrowlands venue, Andy’s passion for dance music has led to him perfecting innovative mixing techniques, leading to his “3D Mixes”, a completely new listening experience which remains a closely guarded secret.
Live for a Dream (3D Mix)
Based in Glasgow, the genesis of Live for a Dream feels almost like it’s stepped out of an episode of The Antiques Roadshow! Whilst clearing out items from a house move, Andy stumbled upon a poem written by his uncle, a lyricist and musician in his own right. With his uncle’s blessing, Andy worked the lyrics into melodies he already had written to produce a track which not only features the uplifting tonal shifts to which he has become known but also an emotionally powerful core. As with all the tracks he produces, he has also created a 3D Mix – though the technical aspects are strictly kept under wraps, this enables the listener to hear the track through headphones of any kind in a completely new way.
Live for a Dream will also be supported with a hard-hitting video which incorporates footage from the short film, Sandwich, directed by Colin Smith. Sure to attract controversy with its liberal use of violent imagery, it’s the perfect foil for a track which combines elements of Drum & Bass, Dubstep and Chillout Electronica to deliver one of the best dance tracks of the year.