Ferreck Dawn and Alex Mills come together to unveil a classy new house record ‘Heartache’

Ferreck Dawn and Alex Mills come together to unveil a classy new house record ‘Heartache’

The fourth release of the Tomorrowland Music and Selected. EP

Friday, 7 June 2024 – Tomorrowland Music and Selected. – two of dance music’s most esteemed record labels – have teamed up for an exciting collaborative EP, co-released through both imprints. For the fourth release, Dutch house phenomenon Ferreck Dawn and one of the UK’s most unique singer/songwriters Alex Mills have come together to unveil a classy new house record with a sultry tech house sound, capturing a unique energy that keeps flowing dynamically throughout the track.

'Heartache' is out now via all platforms.

Ferreck Dawn: "I'm a massive fan of Alex' voice and writing! This will be our third collaboration, it's always such a pleasure working with her. We had an amazing studio session during last ADE and ‘Heartache’ was the result. Really happy with it and can't wait to release it!”

Alex Mills: “I loved working with Ferreck on this one. We have worked together in the past but this time we were in the room which was great! The track is about heartbreak being a sign that your heart is working. That it’s sometimes an unavoidable by-product of loving deeply but that it’s better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all.”

Tomorrowland Music’s and Selected.’s collaborative EP is made up of a string of brand-new productions by some of electronic music’s finest talents. Having kicked off with the first four releases ‘Heartbeat Slow’ by Astrality, Jyll and Dillistone, ‘Distraction’ by Nu Aspect and Jem Cooke, ‘Shining’ by Korolova and Ekko and ‘Heartache’ by Ferreck Dawn and Alex Mills, more new music will be unveiled over the coming months leading up to Tomorrowland Belgium 2024. During the first weekend of Tomorrowland, Tomorrowland Music and German label & playlist giant Selected. will be joining forces to co-host the iconic Crystal Garden stage on Sunday July 21, including performances by Astrality, Ferreck Dawn, James Hype, Korolova, Meduza, Nu Aspect, Siege and more.

About Ferreck Dawn
In 2023, Ferreck Dawn solidified his position as one of the premier producers and DJs in the world of House Music. Throughout the year, he delivered chart-topping records on some of the most influential labels in the industry, including Defected, Insomniac Records, and Tomorrowland Music. Notably, he inked a substantial multi-single and publishing deal with the renowned Defected label, a pivotal moment in his career.

Ferreck Dawn's talent and popularity were showcased on the global stage as he graced the decks at iconic venues such as Printworks, Brooklyn Mirage, Fabric and Space Miami. His electrifying performances also resonated across the White Isle, with unforgettable sets at Pacha, Hi Ibiza, Ushuaia and Eden. The year also saw standout festival performances at EDC Vegas, Balaton Sound, Elrow, Nocturnal Wonderland, Tomorrowland and numerous other major festivals.

Looking ahead, Ferreck has a few big collaborations coming up this year, as well as an array of Ibiza season dates from May to September and performances at Tomorrowland Belgium, Secret Garden and Creamfields in the summer. He’s just off a super successful collaboration with Meduza at the end of last year, while he started the year with a US co-headline tour with Todd Terry.

With an impressive body of work, an array of thrilling performances, and promising collaborations on the horizon, Ferreck Dawn's trajectory in the world of House Music is poised for even greater heights in the years to come.-


About Alex Mills
Hailing from Leeds and now residing in London, producer, songwriter, vocalist and DJ Alex Mills is swiftly becoming one of the UK’s most in demand electronic talents. A dance music specialist who has become the go-to collaborator for many of the world’s foremost dance producers, in the last few years Alex collaborated on records with Basement Jaxx, Hot Since 82, Sonny Fodera and more, solidifying herself as a standout artist and writer in the electronic music world. With a whole host of A-List names lined up for Alex’s 2023 release schedule, as well as DJ gigs across the globe, her unstoppable ascent shows no sign of slowing down.

Coined the ‘producers’ choice’ of vocalist by Mixmag, Alex first emerged as the voice behind seminal Hot Creations hit 'Something Special' in 2011, and has continually evolved her sound to collaborate with house music heavyweights. Recent collaborations have included BBC Radio 1's Danny Howard, Solardo and Ferreck Dawn, as well as penning tracks for Camelphat. Signed to US dace heavyweight label Ultra Music for recordings and publishing, where she released her solo debut ‘Be Somebody’ in 2017, a string of solo cuts since continued to elevate Alex’s position as a serious one-to-watch.

With 2023 shaping up to be Alex’s busiest year yet, spending time in the studio with some of electronic music’s biggest names, Alex has also taken part in song writing camps across the globe in London, Ibiza, Los Angeles, Paris and Frankfurt, bringing together international talent to create unique records that span the electronic spectrum. Covering Whitney Houston’s beloved ‘Million Dollar Bill’ on a collaborative project with multi-platinum selling producer Majestic and rising stars Beyond Chicago in June 2023, the release of the record on Defected’s D4 D4NCE imprint has already been pegged as another career landmark for Alex, with BBC Radio 1, Capital and KISS FM all pledging their support to the track’s success.

As a DJ, Alex also continues to reach new heights, maintaining residencies this summer at Defected’s lauded Ibiza season at Eden and D4 D4NCE’s weekly O Beach parties, as well as major festival appearances. Highlights so far include opening the Temple Stage at Manchester’s Parklife, playing alongside contemporaries such as Gorgon City, Hannah Wants and Cloonee, as well as her Miami Music Week debut in March. Club shows at venues such as The Warehouse Project and London’s E1 are also already under Alex’s belt, with plenty more to come in the following months at venues across the UK and Europe.

Alex’s success saw her become the face of Amazons 'Sound of Modern House Music' with her single 'Want You To Want Me' with billboards across London showcasing the record. She also landed two much coveted spots as Hottest Record In The World on BBC Radio 1, with her collaboration with GotSome 'Shout It Back' and her own single ‘Worst Enemy’.

Outside of the electronic music sphere, Alex’s ability to write intricate and memorable songs has seen her music featured on American TV series Drop Dead Diva, which has been a huge hit stateside. She has performed on Jools Holland’s longstanding Later show, La Musicale in Paris and toured Europe and Asia. Over the years she has also worked with and written for a broad array of talented artists including Jonas Blue, Wretch32, Crazy Couzins and trip hop legend Tricky.


About Tomorrowland Music
Tomorrowland has expanded the family with its own music label: Tomorrowland Music. Tomorrowland Music is a dedicated music division within Tomorrowland, collaborating closely with both artists and labels, supporting them in all their recording and release activities. 

Tomorrowland Music has partnered with Virgin Distribution and Virgin Records. As part of the Universal Music Group, Virgin has been one of the industry leaders in music distribution and independent records labels for many years. Tomorrowland Music is delighted to be working closely with Virgin and looking forward to taking the label to a higher level together.

Stay tuned for a stellar line-up of renowned artists from all different levels who can’t wait to release their music on Tomorrowland Music, encompassing a multitude of genres.

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Jordy Van Overmeire PR Coordinator, Tomorrowland
About Tomorrowland Music

Tomorrowland Music is Tomorrowland’s official in-house record label and dedicated music division, founded in August 2021 and working in partnerships with Virgin Music/Universal Music Group. Tomorrowland Music provides a home for artists from all different levels in electronic music and works closely together with artists to help create strong stories around their releases and perform them at different festivals, supporting them in all their recording and release activities and aiming to introduce music fans in every corner of the world to the most exciting projects in electronic music. Releases thus include a broad range of electronic dance music artists and genres, including singles from renowned artists like Martin Garrix, Afrojack, James Hype, Vintage Culture, Solardo, R3HAB, Meduza, Timmy Trumpet, Topic, and many others.

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