Song Premiere: Eric Prydz, 'Sunburst'

Swedish DJ channels the Ibiza sky

Eric Prydz
Lawrence Watson
May 11, 2012 10:00 AM ET

Swedish DJ Eric Prydz is currently prepping his debut album, set for release later this year on EMI and Astralwerks. Before then, he'll release Eric Prydz Presents Pryda, a collection of songs recorded under his Pryda moniker, on May 22nd. You can check out a new track, "Sunburst," a steadily rocking dance cut that ebbs and flows with ease and which Prydz considers one of his favorites.

"I started working on that last summer when we had a house in Ibiza," says Prydz, "and we had the view from the pool. We could see all the way to Formentera and we could see all the way to the Mediterranean Sea. I just wanted to make a track that sounded like that view."

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