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REVIEW: Ruben de Ronde & Donata - Open Wide (Incl. Eskai Remix / Hal Stucker Remix) out on Statement recordings

Ruben de Ronde & Donata's 'Open Wide' is ready to make its mark on the world. With clean plucks and lingering textures as its hallmarks, this down-tempo cut deserves its spot at the pinnacle of Progressive and is sure to enchant its crowds from there on out. Also coming with amazing versions by Hal Stucker and Eskai, this release has got to among Statement!'s finest of the year.

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"]Radio Friendly[/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"] Ruben de Ronde & Donata - Open Wide (Incl. Eskai Remix / Hal Stucker Remix) [/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Ruben de Ronde & Donata collaborate for the very beautiful chill out track Open Wide. Magical synths and string merged with nice piano melodies along with great vocal performance of awesomely written lyrics. While the original is perfect afterclub listening experience the remixes will bring the track to the clubs. Eskai version is energetic prime time proglifting trancer with thumping electro basslines, chunky bouncy grooves and great smooth and dreamy breakdown followed by epic hands in the air climax of huge feel good synthy hooks to raise the hair from your neck and lift you up immediately. Hal Stucker remix is moving on the Eric Prydz style melodic progressive trance with strong proghouse references. Beautiful electronic twinking melodies, magical dreamy synths and superb arrangement of pulsating deep basslines and pounding rolling drums perfect to dive in the deep sonic ocean that Hal Stucker knows so well to produce for us. #PureGold Love It[/content]

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