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REVIEW: Roger Shah, Antillas & Zara Taylor - Fire out on Magic Island

The trance scene has seen many perfect matches between producers and vocalists in the past decade but Zara Taylor and Roger Shah certainly are one of the very few duos to bring pure excitement back into every tranceheads eyes. Fire is a tremendously worthy follow-up on anthems such as Lost, Found and One Life.

Roger Shah is on a safe way to return in full glory to the Trance-phere. Fire gives one more hint towards Shah’s highly anticipated yet to be released new album No Boundaries which is expected to drop in 2017. No doubt this collaboration announcement with Zara Taylor and Antillas is already responsible for many racing hearts and nervous Google searches on the album’s official release date.

Luca Moretti, better known as Antillas, who has been in everyone’s ears with magnificent releases on his own imprint IHU Records, Exelsior and many more is a surprising yet marvellous addition to the Vocal Trance dream team. Already remixing Shah’s Island featuring Adrina Thorpe in 2012, Antillas, however, is not a stranger to the Magic Island imprint. The Italian producer who is considered to be one of the most talented and forward thinking individuals within the industry unmistakeably gave Fire the final dancefloor-cracker touch.

Fire is a heart-rending performance by the Canadian vocal Trance queen Zara Taylor. Her velvety voice portraying the struggles in love accompanied with epic orchestral elements will set you on fire in a heartbeat.

Coming with melodic Balearic synths, hammering basslines and a clear music score influence brought by Roger Shah, Fire is a remarkable trancer made to create moments full of goosebumps.

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] Synths [/item]
 [item value="10"]Vocals and Lyrics[/item]
 [item value="10"]Breakdown[/item]
 [item value="10"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="10"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="10"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="10"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="10"]Roger Shah, Antillas & Zara Taylor - Fire [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]The stunning collaboration between Roger Shah, Antillas & Zara Taylor is a hit guaranteed.  Fire is a magnificent slice of high class trance that will please your ears, touch your soul and talk to your heart without doubts. The superb tribal style grooves along with the thumping driving basslines combined with strong melodies and magical breakdown with orchestral cinematic strings and the incredible performance by Zara Taylor who is simply magnificent. Her singing is very deep, sensitive and is hard not to identify with the story she sings about. The main synthy hooks are unforgettable and the climax will bring that relief you are waiting for and will cleanse your negativity as the bad will be burned and the good will flourish!Absolutely incredible vocal trancer for eternity. #PureGold Love IT[/content]

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