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Dance group Cahill releases ‘Husavik’ remix

Cahill has released a remix of the song ‘Husavik’ from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga, removing Will Ferrell’s vocal to focus on Molly Sandén’s vocal while also adding an electro beat.

Cahill, an electro-dance group from Liverpool who have been active for 13 years in the dance scene, are also very prolific with remixes. Previous pop songs they have remixed include Agnes’ ‘Release Me’ and Rihanna’s ‘We Found Love’. They have also remixed Eurovision songs before, changing up Ruth Lorenzo’s “Dancing In The Rain” from Spain 2014 and Joe & Jake’s ‘You’re Not Alone’ from the United Kingdom in 2016. Follow those links to listen to those catalogue remixes.

You can also listen below to their interpretation of ‘Husavik’. As stated, Will Ferrell’s vocal is removed, but Molly Sandén is really given a chance to shine here.

‘Húsavik’ in the Netflix film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga

The following section contains spoilers regarding the plot of Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga

‘Húsavik’ is the song at the centre of the Netflix film, it has been discussed as a highlight of the soundtrack: see our review of the film for more details. It is notable in the film as the song performed by Fire Saga at the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. As a result, it has been one of the more commercially successful songs from the soundtrack.

It has hit the charts in a number of countries, including #59 in the UK and #16 on the Billboard’s Digital Songs Sales chart. A high-profile remix for one of the more notable songs from the film could call further attention to it yet.

What do you think of the Cahill remix of Húsavik? Is it better or worse than the original? Could it give the song a new lease of life on the radio, or perhaps on your personal playlists? Be sure to stay updated by following @ESCXTRA on Twitter@escxtra on Instagram and liking our Facebook page for the latest updates! Also, be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to see our reactions to the news in the upcoming months.

One Comment

  1. It\’s a brilliant remix, glad we finally have an official dance remix and even one that doesn\’t have Will Ferrell\’s vocal in it. I would love if a longer club mix/extended mix got released but this radio mix already made my day! 🙂

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