Needing little introduction, revered Australian producer DJ and producer Hook N Sling returns and this time – drops his powerful new single ‘Cruel Summer’.
Coming hot off the back of his last release ‘Asking For A Friend‘ (with Marlhy), Hook N Sling now presents the fittingly named ‘Cruel Summer‘ – which features the vocal talent of fellow Aussie, DARCI.
With the single delivering a modern reimagining of the much-loved classic of the same name (by UK pop duo, Bananarama), Hook N Sling pays homage to the iconic 80’s influenced sound & delivers a future sure-fire player.
Hook N Sling recently commented:
“The idea for ‘Cruel Summer’ first came about when DARCI and I were talking about making a bootleg for our sets. Both being from Australia, this song reminds us of hot summers at the beach & embodies that feeling of being trapped in a sometimes cruel summer”.
Emerging in 2011, Anthony Maniscalco – who’s better known by his stage name Hook N Sling, first introduced himself onto the global stage with ‘Take You Higher‘ – which went on to become a true House music anthem. Since then, Platinum selling singles have followed & Hook N Sling has gone on to work with & remix for the biggest names in the game – incl. Calvin Harris, Halsey, Kygo, Miguel, John Legend, The Chainsmokers, Demi Lovato, Lana Del Rey, Ava Max and Bazzi.
Also collaborating with A-list artists Sia, Example, Axwell, Galantis & Jason Derulo – fast forward to the present & it’s now the turn of ‘Cruel Summer‘ ft. DARCI to take centre stage, with the single looking firmly set to light up festival stages and international airwaves.
Listen to the track below.