New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Multi-platinum, electronic dance music trio CHEAT CODES (comprised of Trevor Dahl, Matthew Russell and Kevi Ford) recently released "Feeling of Falling," their new single and collaboration with pop sensation KIM PETRAS. The euphoric anthem pairs Cheat Codes' signature sugary electronic hooks with Kim's mesmerizing vocals.
The group are gearing up to release a remix bundle of the track on Friday, 1/18, featuring re-works from the likes of Daniel
Quest, Justin Caruso, and Angemi, as well as Steve Aoki
- which isavailable now. Cheat Codes, who are touring with Steve Aoki
throughout the UK this February, recently remixed Aoki's collaboration with BTS, "Waste It On Me
"Feeling of Falling" comes in the wake of another exciting year for Cheat Codes. It follows on the heels of "Only You
" which featured Little
Mix and its inventive music video featuring TV star, Peyton List. "Only You
" hit #1 at UK radio and received critical acclaim from the likes of Billboard, TIME and Rolling Stone. Earlier this year, the group was joined by Fetty Wap
and CVBZ to take the stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform their single, "Feels Great."
"Feeling of Falling" marks the first time the two artists have joined forces and wrangles with falling in love. Matt of Cheat Codes elaborates, "The feeling of falling in love is great but it's hard not to think about or compare it to past experiences of heart break. It puts you in a really vulnerable place. It can be the best thing but also the worst."
Of the single, powerhouse Kim Petras details, "Feeling of Falling is a song about ending up brokenhearted and trying to stay away from love to protect yourself. I'm the biggest emo so I really connected to the song! Cheat Codes are amazing and I've had the best time collaborating on this one."
ABOUT CHEAT CODES
Euphoric and effervescent, Cheat Codes has perfectly blended pop and electronic music. The LA based three piece, comprised of Trevor Dahl, Matthew Russell and Kevin
Ford, has seen a meteoric rise since they first formed in LA two years ago. Releasing music independently, the group was an overnight success with their hits "Turn Me On," and the tropical infused re-work of Salt N Pepa classic, "Sex," that generated half a billion streams on Spotify. Since their first single with 300 Entertainment, "No Promises
" ft. Demi Lovato, the group has gone on to cement themselves as one of the fastest growing pop and electronic acts. "No Promises
" proved to be the song of Summer 2017 - peaking at #5 at POP Radio, the song has reached 4X Platinum status globally with over 600 million cumulative streams and has surpassed 1.5 million sales equivalents in North America. Cheat Codes performed "No Promises
" with Demi on both The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
and Good Morning America. The group followed with "Feels Great" featuring 300 Entertainment label-mate, Fetty Wap. The song has 150M+ cumulative global streams, and has hit top 30 at pop radio. The group performed the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Cheat Codes went onto to collaborate with Kiiara, on the ethereal track, "Put Me Back Together," which has garnered 30 million streams to date on Spotify alone and was added to 29 New Music
Friday playlists on Spotify. Cheat Codes recently teamed up with U2 for a reimagined version of "Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way." With a completely new vocal layer from Cheat Codes vocalist Trevor Dahl, the result is a unique take on U2's current single from their international #1 album. Cheat Codes have been commissioned for official remixes from acts like Katy Perry, Niall Horan, Rita Ora.
ABOUT KIM PETRAS
Kim Petras has become one of the biggest breakout artists of 2018 with a series of critically acclaimed pop singles, including the shimmering hit "Heart To Break" (PRESS HERE), which has surpassed 13 million Spotify streams and has added to her more than 10 million YouTube views. Her undeniable voice earned her recognition as a Spotify RISE artist, seeing her appear on billboards in Times Square
and London, and one to watch for 2018 by the likes of NY Times, Billboard, Paper, V Magazine, Noisey, Out, I-D, Refinery29, Popcrush and many more. Kim recently dropped her Halloween-inspired mixtape TURN OFF THE LIGHT VOL. 1, continuing a trajectory that saw her become one of the most talked about artists at New York Fashion Week following her inclusion in H&M's "Pride Out Loud" campaign and Opening Ceremony's Discover series. Kim has amassed over 50 million streams since releasing her breakout single "I Don't Want It At All," which hit #1 on the Global Spotify Viral Chart just four days after release. PRESS HERE to watch the video which features a special guest appearance by Paris Hilton. Her string of addictive singles also includes "All The Time," "Can't Do Better," "Faded," "Hillside Boys," "Slow It Down," and "Hills ft. Baby E." Kim also collaborated with Charli XCX
on "Unlock It" (ft. Kim Petras and Jay Park) from Charli's Pop 2 mixtape.