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Release of "Free" by Dillon Francis featuring Alesso & Clementine Douglas

9 September, 2023: Today, superstar producer, songwriter, and DJ Dillon Francis unveils a new track, “Free,” made with longtime friend and collaborator, Swedish DJ and producer Alesso, and vocalist and songwriter Clementine Douglas—listen here and watch the visualizer here.

Ever wished you could experience life to the fullest like a golden retriever? Francis queries. "So this song is for you, then. Thank you very much.

The brand-new song, "This Mixtape Is Fire TOO," is cut from Francis' upcoming Astralwerks album and follows up previous singles like "LA ON ACID" with Miami electronic duo Good Times Ahead, "Pretty People" with rising Turkish star INJI, and "Don't Let Me Let Go" with Illenium and EVAN GIIA, which peaked at number one on the U.S. Dance Radio charts and was later remixed.

The new track is taken from Francis’ forthcoming Astralwerks album, This Mixtape Is Fire TOO, and follows previous offerings “LA ON ACID” with Miami electronic duo Good Times Ahead, “Pretty People” featuring rising Turkish star INJI, “Don’t Let Me Let Go” with Illenium and EVAN GIIA—which went #1 at U.S. Dance Radio and was later remixed by Zomboy—and “Goodies”—which was later remixed by Knock2.

Additionally, Francis recently confirmed “Music Is My Passion,” a consecutive run of three takeover shows in L.A. at the end of this year. On November 30, he will appear as the ubiquitous yet ever-elusive DJ Hanzel at The Roxy Theatre, followed by a special Moombahton set at The Mayan on December 1 and a Dillon Francis and Friends show at The Shrine on December 2—get tickets here.

Last year, Francis shared one-off singles “Move It” with Valentino Khan and “Once Again” with VINNE following a collaborative EP with longtime friends Yung Gravy, Cake, and Cognac. His last house LP, Happy Machine, which includes the #1 “Love Me Better” with Shift K3Y and Marc E. Bassy and more, was released to widespread acclaim in 2021.

Dillon Francis, who debuted in the early 2010s with a string of underground singles, has been creating waves in dance music and beyond for more than a decade. He has put out several critically acclaimed full-length albums, such as the 2014 major label debut Money Sucks, Friends Rule, 2015's This Mixtape Is Fire, which debuted at number one on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart, 2018's WUT WUT, a Spanish-language LP that features some of the biggest names in Latin music, the 2019 mixtape Magic Is Real, and Happy Machine in 2021. In addition to his ongoing globe tours, Dillon has appeared in television shows like Viceland's "What Would Diplo Do?" and the Funny Or Die series "Like and Subscribe" in addition to other projects that are currently in the works.

Alesso, a multi-platinum DJ, and producer, is a global sensation who has amassed two RIAA-certified Platinum hits, two certified Gold singles, over 5.5 billion global streams, and countless collaborations throughout the span of his career. With a diehard fan base that reaches across the world, Alesso continues to be a symbol of musical excellence in electronic music and beyond.

Clementine Douglas, a songwriter, vocalist, and producer, is a go-to writer and vocalist for the global dance world, signaled by winning Radio 1's Dance Awards Vocalist of the Year in 2022, with credits including P!nk, David Guetta, Sonny Fodera, Riton, MK, Galantis, Major League Djz, Chase & Status, TSHA, Sub Focus, Dom Dolla and more.


DILLON FRANCIS LIVE 2023


November 30—Los Angeles, CA—The Roxy Theatre (DJ Hanzel)

December 1—Los Angeles, CA—The Mayan (Dillon Francis Moombahton)

December 2— Los Angeles, CA—The Shrine (Dillon Francis and Friends)





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