Galantis Biography

Galantis is a Swedish electronic music production and songwriting duo consisting of Christian "Bloodshy" Karlsson of Miike Snow, and Linus Eklöw aka Style of Eye.

Galantis has had international success with their single "Runaway (U & I)", which debuted on October 5, 2014. The single is the lead single from their upcoming album Pharmacy. The song subsequently shot to the top of Spotify's Global and US Viral charts and became a Top 10 Spotify track in the Netherlands, Belgium and Finland. In America, the track peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists chart."Runaway (U & I)" has been certified Gold in Finland, 3× Gold in the Netherlands and Platinum in Norway and Sweden. Galantis released the single "Gold Dust" on February 19, 2015 through Sterogum and reached number 1 on Hype Machine's Popular Chart.

Christian and Linus said: "When we started Galantis, we set out to challenge each other and experiment with all of the sounds and ideas that we find exciting. We built a studio on a small island in the Baltic Sea and our surroundings became a source of inspiration for the EP."

The first song, "Smile", has been featured by Kaskade, Diplo, Tiesto, Dada Life, Steve Angello, and radio legend Pete Tong, who featured it as an Essential Tune. Their single "You" follows with a piano and vocal hook with the custom "Galantis filter", which blends male and female vocals together. Their song "Revolution" contains synths and a beat with an intended message of never giving up on your ambitions. "Help" follows and builds a piano melody into an anthem of resiliency. "Friend (Hard Times)" pairs a vocal with a deep house groove, while "The Heart That I'm Hearing" contains synths and a skittering rhythm.
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