After nine years(!) Showtek and Ookay are back with their second official collab “BT1.” After first coming together back in 2014, on “Bouncer”, “BT1” sees the two artists join forces on a collab that perfectly captures where each has evolved over the years. A lot has changed in the music industry (and in the world) over the past decade. In 2014, Showtek was transitioning from hardstyle to big room festival hits. Ookay was starting to make waves in trap and dubstep.
Fast forward to the present day, and Showtek have settled into a nice lane of more mature, radio friendly tracks that almost always resonate with a positive message. Ookay has evolved well past DJing as it is now common to see him take his live set on the road, where he plays more 80s inspired synth-pop sounds. The collaboration came about by chance in the midst of the pandemic when Showtek accidentally joined Ookay’s Instagram livestream and heard a snippet of what would eventually become “BT1.”
Featuring those same nostalgic synths, a bright and bouncy melody, and a grooving bassline. “BT1” is the perfect blend of newer and classical elements. “BT1” is a track that is sure to brighten many a warm spring day.
Check out the latest from Showtek & Ookay “BT1” out now on Skink.