Duke Dumont ft. A*M*E – ‘Need U (100%)’

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Duke Dumont is one of those names that you hear in terms of fantastic producing and DJing, very much on the down-low and never in the spotlight. Yet earlier this month he bagged a number one single with ‘Need U (100%)’ featuring the fabulous newcomer A*M*E. With re-workings of tracks such as ‘Daniel’ by Bat For Lashes into club-worthy bangers under his belt it is evident that he has an ear for a floor filler.

‘Need U (100%)’ catapulted him into the forefront as he collaborated with MNEK and the fresh new sound of A*M*E. Her vocals perfectly suit the track as they are layered over a beat reminiscent of 90s house. It graduates towards techno as the song comes to a close and this combo makes it very up to date. It’s a great club track, yet nothing ground breaking, especially with the likes of Daft Punk making a comeback with their insanely catchy ‘Get Lucky’. One that’s already dubbed ‘song of the summer’.

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I’m Megan Downing, an English Literature graduate from University of Southampton. I am the Music, Arts and Culture Editor for The National Student. I am the Membership and Communications Officer for the Student Publication Association, I write about music for 7BitArcade, and contribute regularly to The Culture Trip. I have a passion for live music and this is where I began in student journalism. Reviewing a gig or festival is still where my heart lies four years on. I will be starting at MTV as a News Intern in June 2015. One thing you should know about me is that I have an unhealthy obsession with Kevin Spacey.

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