Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Tiësto and W&W transform Dido’s ‘Thank You’ into hard trance anthem: Listen

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, true aficionados of the original track, embarked on a transformative journey to reimagine ‘Thank You‘ as a bootleg spectacle for their Ushuaïa Ibiza shows. Collaborating with the dynamic duo W&W, they seamlessly blended the distinct sound of their legendary collaboration ‘Arcade,’ infusing new life into the iconic melody and crafting it into a resounding stadium chant.

The global response was immediate and passionate, with crowds worldwide echoing the iconic melody from the very first play. However, the defining moment arrived when the electronic dance music luminary, Tiësto, recognized the unparalleled potential within the composition. Offering his masterful touch, Tiësto played a pivotal role in elevating the track into the festival anthem it stands as today, infusing it with a hard trance inspiration that adds dynamic energy and captivates audiences across genres.

The Success Of The Original

Originally conceived as a cover, the project took an unforeseen turn when live clips of the record went viral on social media. In a surprising twist, Dido‘s management reached out after witnessing the enchantment unfold at Tomorrowland, expressing her earnest desire to become part of this extraordinary collaboration. ‘Thank You,’ the original song by Dido, laid the foundation for this musical metamorphosis. Originally entering the Billboard Hot 100 at number 80 in January 2001, the track steadily climbed the charts and reached its peak at an impressive number three in April of the same year.

It held onto this coveted spot for three consecutive weeks, marking a pivotal moment as Dido’s first and only top-10 single in the United States. The success extended beyond the U.S. charts, with “Thank You” claiming the number one position on the Billboard Adult Contemporary, Adult Pop Songs, and Hot Dance Club Songs charts.

Across the pond in the United Kingdom, the song also achieved notable success, reaching number three and securing Dido’s third top-five single in her home country. The enduring acclaim and chart-topping achievements of “Thank You” underscore its enduring legacy and make it a fitting starting point for the extraordinary collaborative journey that has breathed new life into this iconic melody.

Blending Genres

It’s one of those rare tracks that seizes every crowd and effortlessly transcends genres, earning support from techno, trance, big room, hardstyle, and even tech house and house DJs alike. From the grand mainstages featuring DJs like David Guetta, Diplo, Steve Aoki, and Armin van Buuren to the underground sets of Vintage Culture and Gordo, among many others, all have embraced and wholeheartedly endorsed this exceptional record.

Check out Tiësto, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, and W&W mega-collab below:

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