debut for Casablanca Records, “Laidback.” Get it HERE.
“Laidback is the perfect record to begin expanding my Kingdom.” King Arthur talks about his
new song, “It’s a fresh take on a classic sound, and the beginning of new sonic era for me, that I
couldn’t be more excited about. I’m particularly thrilled to have the cavalry at Casablanca
Records leading the charge”
on off-kilter sampling, propulsive percussion, and an irresistible refrain, the track welcomes
listeners into the center of his court. There’s nothing on the dance floor quite like it!
“Laidback” also heralds yet another evolution for King Arthur. Harking back to the seminal
classics from Fatboy Slim and Moby that shaped his formative years, he updates a timeless
sound for today’s generation on his forthcoming new EP—coming very soon.
King Arthur’s quiet grind laid the foundation for a royal kingdom that’s unlike anything else in
electronic dance music. Released on Don Diablo’s Hexagon, the 2016 full-length debut, Believe
In The Kingdom, generated a staggering 20 million-plus streams on Spotify as his total
and countless other heavy hitters have tapped the artist, producer, DJ, and remixer for high-
profile remixes, while Kaskade, David Guetta, Tiësto, Afrojack and more regularly spin his music
live. He teamed up with Bastille on a remix of “World Gone Mad” for the Official Soundtrack
Album to NETFLIX’s hit Bright. He made history by performing at the first-ever dance music
event in Pakistan and touched down everywhere from Tomorrowland Mainstage to the Storm
Casablanca Records, the legendary label of the 70’s, defined the sound of its era. During the
infamous days of Studio 54, Casablanca launched the careers of artists such as Kiss,
Parliament, Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder. Re-launched by Republic Records executive
vice president Rob Stevenson, the label now focuses on Dance, Electronic, and Future Pop
music. Working with a global roster of both established superstars and emerging new talent,
Casablanca Records is home to Stromae, ALMA, Kungs, Martin Solveig, Tiësto, Felix Jaehn,
SG Lewis, and Chase & Status.
home to an all-star roster of multi-platinum, award-winning legends and superstar artists such
as Ariana Grande, Aminé, Black Sabbath, DNCE, Florence + the Machine, Gotye, Hailee
Steinfeld, James Blake, James Bay, John Mellencamp, Jordan Smith, Julia Michaels, Keith
Richards, Kid Cudi, Liam Payne, Marian Hill, Of Monsters and Men, Post Malone, Seth
MacFarlane, Stevie Wonder, and more. Founded by brothers and chief executives Monte and
Avery Lipman, it is also comprised of innovative business ventures, including American
Recordings (The Avett Brothers, Towkio), Boominati Worldwide (Metro Boomin), Brushfire (Jack
Johnson), Casablanca Records (Giorgio Moroder, KUNGS, Tïesto), Cash Money (Drake, Lil
Wayne, Nicki Minaj), Hollywood Records (Sofia Carson, Zendaya), Lava Records (Greta Van
Fleet, Jessie J, Lorde), Monkeywrench (Pearl Jam), XO (The Weeknd), Roc Nation (Belly,
Justine Skye, The Dream), Tuff Gong (Damian Marley), Victor Victor Records (D Savage, Ski
Mask The Slump God), among others. Republic also maintains a long-standing strategic
alliance with country powerhouse Big Machine Records (Taylor Swift), and Universal Music
Latin Entertainment (Luis Fonsi, J Balvin). In addition, Republic has expanded to release high-
profile soundtracks for Universal Pictures (Fifty Shades of Grey, SING), Fox TV (Lee Daniels'
STAR), and NBC TV (The Voice), as well as other notable film and television franchises.
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