and Sam Smith
now in the Top 10 (at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100) and Clean Bandit
also rapidly climbing (#22 with “Rather Be”
this week), the UK dance music invasion continues with a new player: Shift K3Y
. The 21 year old (real name: Lewis Jankel) took his house/garage throwback single “Touch” to the upper reaches of the British chart earlier this year. Now the song is set for a stateside release on July 29, complete with an EP containing the radio edit and two remixes
Shift K3Y also has two stateside shows lined up for next week, in New York and Los Angeles. Catch the dates for those below, and watch the colorful video for “Touch” up above.
SHIFT K3Y’s US DATES:
August 1 — New York, Webster Hall
August 2 – Los Angeles, HARD Summer festival
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