Singer, Songwriter & Dj Anabel Englund Wraps 2022 with New Single “NEED ME RIGHT”



Anabel Englund cr: Kevin Macaraeg

Out now via leading dance music label Ultra Records, “Need Me Right” is the new single by Anabel Englund. Her latest track finds her teaming with co-writer Paul Harris (known as one half of Dirty Vegas whose global smash “Days Go By” brought dance music to the masses) and newcomer James Hurr for a song that is body-moving and sultry. The track follows Englund’s recent singles “LOW” with Tchami and Oliver Heldens and “Lightwaves” with Benny Benassi, which topped the U.S. Dance Radio charts in May of this year. 

Listen to “Need Me Right” here:

Says Anabel Englund, “In a cozy sky lit studio in London last August I worked in a session with one of my favorite co-writers Paul Harris & a new producer I had just met, James Hurr. They had played me a few ideas they started & one in particular really grabbed me. Within a few hours we had written & recorded ‘Need Me Right’ which felt intentional yet effortless. I am especially happy to release it in the later part of the year because the vibe just fits.  This song is special & I love the story & I can’t wait for everyone to hear it! xx”

2022 was a monumental year in the rise of Anabel Englund—a two-time iHeart Radio “Dance Music Artist of the Year” nominee–where the singer, songwriter, DJ and artist scored her seventh #1 on U.S. Dance Radio (six of which were on Ultra). The release of “Need Me Right” comes on the heels of Englund’s November tour in Brazil and a year of live appearances at major festivals and clubs. Next you can find Anabel performing at PROPER NYE at Petco Park in San Diego on December 31 and then joining SOFI TUKKER on their sold-out tour stops at Paramount Theatre in Seattle January 4 and Roseland Theatre in Portland January 6 & 7.

Meanwhile, Clubbing TV—the channel dedicated to dance music, DJs & club culture—tapped Anabel for a nomination for the 5th edition of Clubbing TV’ “Best Going Deep Video” Award alongside SOFI TUKKER, Anser & Ana Zimmer, MK & Burns, Vimala and Qrion. Cast your vote now through February 24, 2023 at: 

View the video, directed by Nikko Lamere here.

Catch Anabel Englund on tour in 2023:

1/1/23 – San Diego – CRSSD Proper 

1/4/23 Seattle – Paramount Theatre *Sofi Tukker Tour

1/6/23-1/7/23 – Portland – Roseland Theater *Sofi Tukker Tour

5/19/23 – Las Vegas – EDC

12/8/23-? – Green Valley Cruise 

Look for more to come from Anabel Englund in 2023.

About Anabel Englund:

Singer, songwriter & DJ Anabel Englund’s sound is entrancing in its dichotomy; bright and carefree with her authentic Southern California breeziness. Other times she is irresistibly alluring with her dark, smoldering touch. 

The 2020 and 2021 iHeart Music “Dance Artist Of The Year” nominee explores the dynamics of that captivating contrast with her debut album Messing with Magic.

The Los Angeles-based artist spent late 2019 and all of 2020 putting out singles from Messing With Magic leading into its formal release in December on MK’s AREA10 label with Ultra Records, with the Messing With Magic Deluxxe album following in 2021 including six

#1 US Dance Airplay singles including “Waiting For You” with Yotto, “Underwater” with MK, “So Hot (MK & Nightlapse Remix),” “Picture Us,” “Midnight Rapture” and “Deja Vu” (marking her as the first female to score six #1’s in two years), album highlights including a variety of dance floor friendly tracks and heartfelt compositions like “Boogie All Night” with Dombresky, “Warm Disco” with Lee Foss and “See the Sky,” and standalone singles “Coming Home” with Vintage Culture and Leftwing:Kody and “Deja Vu” with Oliver Heldens, closing out the year with another #1.

In 2022, Anabel topped U.S. Dance Radio charts again “Lightwaves” with Benny Benassi landing her with an unprecedented seven #1s under her belt.

Englund has performed around the world at iconic festivals like Glastonbury, Coachella, Life Is Beautiful, Bestival, III Points and CRSSD, as well as venues like London’s O2 Academy, Ushuaïa Ibiza and the FriendShip music cruise.

During the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic while the world was on lockdown, Anabel took the opportunity to promote her music by sharpening her DJ skills and acoustic performance to perform a variety of live streams including Mixmag Lab Home Edition, EDC Orlando Virtual Rave-A-Thon, Higher Ground with Diplo, SIRIUSXM’s BPM’s Empowered Festival, Factory 93 and Desert Hearts among others.

She is also recognized for her eccentric, bold style and has performed at major cultural events like Paris, London and Milan Fashion Weeks.  

In 2012, Englund stepped into the house scene, bringing her unique sultry, slow-burn voice to Pleasure State’s “Electricity” (her group project with Lee Foss and MK). She further cemented her arrival by following with “Reverse Skydiving” with Lee Foss and Jamie Jones’ collaborative project Hot Natured the following year.

She has released music on Hot Creation, Defected and Desert Hearts.  There are a select few voices of house music that have paved their own pathway to legendary. As an artist to be reckoned with, Anabel Englund carries unforgettable, powerful melodies, and choruses to huge success.

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