Sébastien Léger remixes Above & Beyond and anamē feat. Marty Longstaff, ‘Gratitude’

A regular on Lee Burridge’s seminal All Day I Dream imprint, Sébastien Léger is an artist that continues to make his mark on the global dance community after over 20 years with his distinctive thought-provoking sounds and moving DJ sets.

After hearing ‘Gratitude’ on YouTube, Sébastien approached Above & Beyond’s Tony McGuinness and an official remix materialized, becoming a highlight of Tony’s deep house set at Anjunadeep Explorations in June 2022.

“‘Gratitude’ popped up on my YouTube timeline one day, when I was in the hotel waiting for a show, I listened to it and I was touched by the melody and the main story from the lyrics. I was in a mood where, despite being lonely on tour for half of my life, I felt very grateful for what I do. I immediately thought it would be amazing if I could do my own version, and try to keep the emotions I got from the original.” – Sébastien Léger

Debuted during Above & Beyond’s sold-out London festival at The Drumsheds in 2021, ‘Gratitude’ is both a jubilant vocal ballad and a tough, dancefloor filler.

During Above & Beyond’s winter tour, which sold nearly 70,000 tickets across the USA, the significance of this record to the group’s dedicated fan community was immediately apparent. It has cemented itself as a future classic for Jono, Tony, and Paavo, standing alongside some of their best-loved anthems like ‘You Got To Go’ and ‘Thing Called Love’. ‘Gratitude’ marked the debut of anamē, a new alias from Swedish hitmaker Marcus Schössow and production partner Thomas Sagstad, and the return of Sunderland singer-songwriter Marty Longstaff.

Above & Beyond has announced a string of major festival events for 2022 in London and Los Angeles. anamē will join Above & Beyond at Group Therapy Weekender London this September. For tickets, visit HERE.

Above & Beyond and anamē feat. Marty Longstaff ‘Gratitude’ (Sébastien Léger Remix) is out now on Anjunabeats.


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Director and DJ, Ian French (Naif) is passionate about many genres of music from Breakbeat and Drum & Bass to Techno and Electronica. A man that lives in a world of bass and beats, Ian is an obsessive collector of music and a true geek at heart, with many years spent in application design.