Marcus Layton is a multi talented and million streamed music-artist based in Berlin, Germany. The producer, songwriter, remixer and DJ is well known for his own style of dance music and songs like Cold in California, Color, Love You Right, For You, You Got Me, Wrap me in Plastic, White Tiger, La Libertad, Sweet Dreams, Fairytale Gone Bad, remixes many more...
So, what's the story about Marcus Layton?
Question: does electronic music contain emotional and soulful elements? Far beyond
'all-faders-to-the-max' mentality and highly endorphine driven 'hands-in-the-air’ tracks?
Easy answer: Sure thing. Ask Marcus Layton.
Emotion and soul are real must-haves featured in all his earcandy-productions.
After producing highly acclaimed remixes for Rihanna, Coldplay and many others, Marcus focused on his own work. Since he started his career this notorious sound researcher turned out to be a real DIY professional taking control of every detail of his extraordinary work. Marcus knows best how modern electronic and dance music sounds and how to achieve it in the studio: a pure vision of infectious electronic music he continues to create to this day.
Writing and producing hit-potential, deep and emotional Songs is not good enough for this Berlin based musician, producer and remixer. Marcus loves to mix different contrasts and styles in order to re-invent his immediately recognisable signature sound. He combines the best of both worlds: The missing link between the world of deephouse/house and mainstream sounds. Testing all boundaries with his extremely emotional
Marcus is a fearless dare devil delivering an exciting opposite to today´s predictable radio dullness.
Marcus Layton is out to break up styles and shift sounds in order to create his very own music: charismatic happy sad dance music inspired by the creative chaos on the buzzing streets of his Berlin-Kreuzberg homebase and studio, a multi cultural hotspot for every kind of artist, outlaw and hedonist striving for new creative challenges.
Marcus Layton invites his listeners on a fascinating trip; no matter if they be in bigger clubs, at festivals, or even listening on headphones at home , high energy and pure emotion co-join to create an amazingly sound adventure.
After playing a lot of shows and festivals (SonneMondSterne, Lollapaloza) Marcus returns into the music-producing-circus with a lot of new and fresh music. He traveled the world and wrote with many other great artists and writers to make sure that every little detail is based on the highest level. He co-produced many tracks for other famous artists (ghost) and focused again on his own musical career. The single "color" was co-written by Kygo's female singer/writer Valerie Broussard and is a perfect example for creating a uplifting club track with a lot of soul, happy-sadness and cinematic atmosphere. Marcus met Valerie in Los Angeles where he lives frequently.
With 2.5 Million monthly listeners on Spotify, cover-playlists picked by the editors worldwide he proved his success in the top chartlists as well and several times. The Music is his best way to express all the good vibes in his mind.
With "Wrap Me In Plastic" performance by his alter ego CHROMANCE he dominates the Asien Shazam Charts. (#01 in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam...) His co-written song is one of the biggest grower in Asia and reached over 600 Million Streams in 'the sleeping giant' China (highest chart climber from an international non-Asien artist).
With millions of user generated videos on Youtube and TikTok daily, his songs are also explored by the top notch influencer league. As one of the representatives let's name Charil D'Amelio (USA) and her lastest post (august 2020) with featured music by Marcus Layton. With more than 100 million views and 14 million likes/comments in less than 24 hours this was Charli's most successful post in 2020 so far and her 81 million follower-community loved it.
End of 2020 Billboard and Google published the top 100 most hummed songs worldwide. Next to top acts like Imagine Dragons, Lewis Capaldi or Billie Eilish, Marcus Layton is ranked on #84.
But there is so much more to come!
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