Hardwell’s esteemed track “Apollo” turns 4

Hardwell is appreciated, renowned and respected within the electronic dance music industry. Having been around, and at the top, for a number of years now, the Dutchman has accumulated a mightily diverse and impressive portfolio of studio productions. And today marks the fourth anniversary since he released one of, if not the, biggest track from the much-loved discography.

“Apollo” set charts, clubs and festivals alight with its raw energy and infusing sound. Recruiting the vocals and lyrics of Amba Shepherd, the track’s 128 beats-per-minute set the tone for whatever setting it was selected for. Acting as the 49th released on his reputed imprint, Revealed Recordings, it was further proof that Hardwell was situated comfortably at the top of the dance music scene.

Receiving a number of edits from Hardwell himself over the past four years, each modification has still upheld the reason its so loved. Going double platinum for the original version, its official video has amassed a mighty tally of over 34 million views on YouTube. In turn, reflecting Hardwell’s global appeal and the tracks status in the overall sub-genre’s history.

Also coming in a more completed Extended Version, relive the memories and get nostalgic with a listen to “Apollo” below!

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