SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT CANADA INC. EDM RECORDING ARTIST FAMBA RELEASES “WISHES VOL.1” TODAY! UPCOMING PERFORMANCES IN CALGARY, EDMONTON AND NEWFOUNDLAND.
Download and stream “Wishes Vol 1” EP: HERE
(January 31st, 2020 – Toronto) Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. EDM recording artist Famba releases his debut EP “Wishes Vol.1” today. Following the incredible global successes of 2019 singles “Wish You Well (feat. Trove)”, “Swear to God” and “Storm” (recently added to Spotify’s largest global dance list Mint and currently holding the #1 spot on the US Mediabase Dance Radio Airplay Chart), Famba adds 3 new tracks to complete his debut EP. “In My Head”, “Find Myself” and upcoming radio single “I Feel Your Pain feat. David Aubrey” finalize “Wishes Vol.1”.
With his prior releases, Famba earned a reputation for infusing his EDM inspired productions with songs of emotional depth. His latest ”I Feel Your Pain feat. David Aubrey” takes it up a notch. Beyond creating a lush, mid-tempo Dance track, the song’s lyrics elevate the song into something all its own and packed with emotion.
“No other song I’ve been a part of has impacted me as emotionally as “I Feel Your Pain”. I hope it gives comfort to those who need it the most and reminds people to be there for each other. Everyone is going through something and we all struggle at times,” says Famba.
Famba is celebrating a very successful 2019 releasing two Gold sales certified singles. “Wish You Well (feat. Trove)” reached the #13 spot at CHR in Canada, receiving 7M worldwide streams to date. “Wish You Well” is a liberating breakup song voiced by Australian singer and producer, Trove. Soundtracked by soft synth melodies and a fiery chorus, “Wish You Well” represents the major progress Famba has made as a producer and artist since his breakthrough year in 2017 and gives a glimpse into his future sounds.
His 2nd Gold sales certified single, “Swear to God” hit the top10 at Top 40 radio in Canada and has received 6.9M worldwide streams. “Swear to God” released on April 5th quickly picked up momentum. The track was placed in over 35 international Filtr playlists during release week in Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, Italy, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and the US, and was #2 on the Spotify global playlist “Bangers”. Remixes of “Swear to God” received support from Thomas Gold, Lucas & Steve, Blasterjaxx, and Fedde LeGrand while the Dallerium remix in particular reached #6 on DJ set list aggregator 1001Tracklists.com’s “Top Overall Chart.” Over Christmas 2019, Famba remixed the Chainsmokers track “Push My Luck” which has received a strong response at DSP’s.
Dance music Artist, Producer and DJ, Famba has become one of Canada’s fastest-rising electronic artists on the strength of his major label releases and widespread remixes. After bursting onto the scene in 2016, Famba (Ryan Pettipas) graduated from the local music scene in his hometown Halifax, NS to become one of the country’s biggest electronic artists. Famba combines his love for pop music and dance floor-ready melodies to create his unique sound: perfectly crafted, body-moving EDM mixed with catchy, dreamy pop with an alternative edge. Famba has quickly earned a reputation for his heartfelt songs and laudable production talents via his major label original releases and widespread remixes which have collectively garnered tens of millions of streams across multiple platforms.
Beyond his original music, Famba’s work as a producer has been gaining attention. He co-produced Ria Mae’s “Too Close,” a song that reached #14 on Canada’s Billboard Hot 100, and the Radio mix of Tyler Shaw’s “To the Man Who Let Her Go,” which reached #5 on Billboard Canada’s AC chart. As a remixer, he worked with follow Canadian act, Young Bombs (Loyal feat. GiGi) for Astralwerks and The Chainsmokers (Push My Luck) for Columbia Records.
Famba’s songs are also finding a live audience throughout Canada. After opening for Marshmello at iHeart Radio’s Fan Fest in Toronto, Famba has recently been on the road supporting acts like Loud Luxury, who he opened for in December and Young Bombs, who he will be playing shows with in February in Calgary and Edmonton. You can also catch Famba in Corner Brook, Newfoundland at Jibfest on February 15th.
Upcoming Performance Dates:
Friday February 7th – Calgary – No Filter
Saturday February 8th – Edmonton – Union Hall
Saturday February 15th – Corner Brook, Newfoundland – Jibfest, Marble Mountain Chalet
With the release of “Wishes Vol 1”, 2020 is looking to intensify Famba’s amazing trajectory!
Famba on 2020, “My main goal is to keep pushing myself as a songwriter and producer. I’m onto a sound that I’ve been working up to for years and I’m super excited to see it all play out. Also to stay happy and healthy. That’s the most important thing.”