"We Are The People" - Garrix, Martin, ft. Bono and The Edge
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There are two known versions of the promotional release for “We Are The People,” both released digitally via online promotional services. There are no physical promotional releases.
On May 14, 2021 promotional release of “We Are The People” were sent out by digital distribution to radio and tastemakers. Two tracks were distributed, the single version which was also released commercially, and an instrumental version of the track. The instrumental version is the same music as is contained on the single version, but there are no vocal elements in the mix. The lead riff of the track contributed by The Edge, can still be heard on this instrumental version.
On June 18, 2021 the second promotional release of the song was done. This time four versions of “We Are The People” were sent out for promotion, including the two previously circulated tracks. The two new versions of the track are the Martin Garrix Remix of the song (released commercially on June 18) and an instrumental version of the remix. Like the other release, the instrumental version is the same music as is contained on the main track.
The commercial version of the single for “We Are The People“ was released at midnight at May 14, 2021 in CEST, and May 13-14 depending on location elsewhere. The commercial version of the single uses the same artwork as the promotional single. A second commercial version of the single was issued on June 18, containing the Martin Garrix Remix of the song. The Instrumental versions are exclusive to the promotional releases at this time.
No physical copies of the promotional release are known at this time, and to our knowledge this promo has only been issued in digital formats at this time.
Additional promotion for the song is being done in the form of commercials for the song. This includes 20 second spots being posted by Sony via Social Media worldwide, and 30 second spots being posted by Universal on their social media accounts. A fifth version of the song was used during the closing broadcast of the tournament, this time an orchestral version of the song, featuring vocals from a choir. No known commercial or promotional release has been done of this version of the song to date.
We Are The People:
Written by Martijn Garritsen, The Edge, Bono, Simon Carmody, Giorgio Tuinfort, Albin Nedler, and Kristoffer Fogelmark.
Composed by Martijn Garritsen, The Edge, Giorgio Tuinfort, Albin Nedler, and Kristoffer Fogelmark.
Piano by Giorgio Tuinfort.Additional guitar by Pierre-Luc Rioux. Strings: Frank van Essen. Background vocals: Albin Nedler, Kristoffer Fogelmark.
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