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Loud Luxury's Breakthrough Hit Now 4X Platinum

Released on (Sony-distributed) Armin van Buuren's record label Armada Music, the EP track quickly became a Top 10 dance hit in over a half-dozen countries, including Canada where it peaked at No. 4 on the Hot 100 in July.

Loud Luxury's Breakthrough Hit Now 4X Platinum

By FYI Staff

LA-based Toronto production and DJ team Andrew Fedyk and Joe Depace, better known as Loud Luxury, enjoyed a smash hit with their breakthrough single “Body” featuring Brando (centre), underscored last night with an MMVA win in the "Song of the Summer" category.


Released on (Sony-distributed) Armin van Buuren's record label Armada Music, the EP track quickly became a Top 10 dance hit in over a half-dozen countries, including Canada where it peaked at No. 4 on the Hot 100 in July.

Originally certified Gold in March, Music Canada officially certified “Body” 4x Platinum ahead of a hometown performance at Toronto’s VELD Festival, where the threesome was presented with the award plaque from Sony Music Canada.

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The success of the track was underscored last night in Toronto with an MMVA win in the "Song of the Summer" category.

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Norman Wong

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Happy Anniversary, Archie: Alvvays' Debut Record Gets a 10th Birthday Re-Issue

The Canadian jangle pop group's first album will be available on a new cerulean blue vinyl with an unearthed bonus track, as well as the ten original songs — including breakout single 'Archie, Marry Me' — that launched their career in 2014.

A major Canadian indie rock album turns 10 today (July 22), and the band is celebrating with a special re-issue.

Alvvays' self-titled debut helped the group break through on an international scale, propelled by jangly guitars, aloof vocals and an expertly catchy single. "Archie, Marry Me," with its soaring chorus and pleading lyrics, became a wedding song for a generation of ambivalent millennials, earnest and sardonic at the same time.

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