"We Are The People" - Garrix, Martin, ft. Bono and The Edge

Promotional Release

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Background Information

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.

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. Only one track is available on the commercial single, the single version of the song. The Instrumental version is exclusive to the promotional release 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.

Liner Notes

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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