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REVIEW: Paul van Dyk & Ronald van Gelderen ft. Gaelan & Eric Lumiere - Everyone Needs Love out soon on Vandit records

Against considerable personal odds Paul van Dyk’s still managed to land some of 2016’s heaviest hitting trancers. Most recently he collaborated with Alex M.O.R.P.H. on the month Beatport #1 chart slam ‘We Are’, delivering in the process summer’s most truly trance moment.

This December, with anthem-in-the-making ‘Everyone Needs Love’, PvD returns for his last musical dispatch of the year. For it, he’s assembled an impressive vocal & production cast. Side by side in the studio with Dutch underground trance hero Ronald van Gelderen, the quartet’s completed by US-based singer/songwriters Gaelen and Eric Lumiere. 

On releasing ‘Everyone Needs Love’, Paul says: “as much as I thought I understood love, I’ve learnt considerably more these last nine months. In more ways than I could imagined, love made a battle worth fighting. Had it not been there for me, I’m not sure I’d be here today.”

Combining a locomotive bottom-end with a positively aerodynamic top, together Paul & Ronald prove every bit the potent studio force you’d imagine. With chemistry most evident, the Original Mix of ‘Everyone’ unites Gaelen & Eric Lumiere for its vocal fulcrum. Edging the track onto later night ground, Paul’s VANDIT Mix squeezes the tempo gas, lets the cables rush and the speakers’ roar. Heftier beats and lower frequency bass flow through its classically built PvD Club Mix, pushing ‘Everyone’s needle into peak-night territory.

‘Everyone Needs Love’ is the PvD year-closeout fans will be heartened to hear.

Paul van Dyk’s VANDIT Club Mix will be available December 9th on Beatport.
The Original and PvD Club Mix will be available on all DSPs December 23rd.

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [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"]Paul van Dyk & Ronald van Gelderen ft. Gaelan, Eric Lumiere - Everyone Needs Love [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]We had to wait until the end of 2016 to enjoy a magnificent high class #PureGold uplifting vocal trancer of gigantic proportions. The beloved human being and true pioneer of electronic music Paul van Dyk collaborates with Ronald van Gelderen with the brilliant vocals of Gaelan and Eric Lumiere for the incredible Everyone Needs Love. The package includes 3 magnificent versions to choose and play non stop. The original mix is a lighter version perfect for daytime radio playlist with pulsating driving basslines, punchy drums, superb progression of the main melody that hooks you instantly while on top magical piano chords are added. The breakdown is the perfect occasion to let Gaelan and Eric Lumiere to sing the stunning lyrics about the need of all human beings to come closer and bring love to the world. The climax is full on hands in the air epic trance as it should be to make you fly or even start kissing and hugging in the middle of the dancefloor your loved one.  Paul van Dyk's VANDIT Club Mix is powerful solid anthemic trancer with thumping drums, driving energetic electro infused basslines coming from the glorious nostalgic times of trance domination while on top the brilliant vocals inspire to love. The breakdown is warming and relaxing with airy pads, synthy plucks and the main melody playing underneath. The build up leads to the deserved crowd shaking climax that will blow your senses away.  PVD Club mix is equally powerful with rougher drum programming, metallic basslines, warm strings, synthy layers and fantastic longer atmospheric breakdown with heavenly voices, cinematic soundscapes and enough space for the main melodies and vocals to crawl under your skin. The classic drum rolls lead to the full on pumping and thundercrushing climax with the fantastic synths, piano chords and turbo charged sounds. This is monumental single for sure. #PurePerfection #PureGold Love It[/content]

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