Great Adamz & Maddox Jones – Chasing Moments (Acoustic Version)
Great Adamz & Maddox Jones release a stripped down acoustic version of their summer hit “Chasing Moments”.
Two of Northampton’s rising stars have delivered the song of the summer, as singer-songwriter, Maddox Jones teams up with Afropop artist, Great Adamz for “Chasing Moments”. Blending elements of an Amapiano vibe and Nigerian Afrobeats with alt-pop guitars and melodic singalong hooks into an instantly engaging musical cocktail, the new collaborative single is available everywhere via Radikal Records.
Now after a month of strong UK radio support, +300K TikTok views and +2.5 Million Instagram Reels views, the duo support their runaway hit with a special acoustic version. Recorded and performed live at Plastic Tree Studios by Dave Crawford, the new stripped back mix highlights the two singers’ vocal performances, with just a piano and two microphones to capture the song’s emotive lyrics of true summer love.
Both making waves in their respective music scenes and garnering support from BBC Radio 1Xtra/Radio 2 play, the two artists met at the at the Northamptonshire Local Music Awards in 2022 where Great Adamz also won Pop Artist of the Year. After instantly hitting it off Adamz and Jones began writing together and have been performing “Chasing Moments” live throughout the UK since its release.
“I’ve absolutely loved being involved in this collab. Afro pop is a genre that I’ve always enjoyed listening to and to get the chance to work Great Adamz has been amazing. “Chasing Moments” is a pure summer jam that I personally can’t get out of my head. Try listening to this one without wanting to dance, it’s impossible.” – Maddox Jones
Adamz views music is his safe space, and with “Chasing Moments” he’s hoping to share the sounds of Afrobeats and his influences to new listeners.
“I have always thought of Afro pop as a medium to express your sound how best you hear it. Working with Maddox Jones has proven that, because I can totally hear his originality in the song, even though it’s a genre he hasn’t done before. “Chasing Moments” was made for the summer, all I think of is cocktails and palm trees when I hear this song.” – Great Adamz
Listen to both versions of the single below:
Maddox Jones started his solo venture back in 2020 with the critically acclaimed Headspace EP, reaching #4 in the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Chart. Having already built a career that included four Top 40 hits as well as playing at Reading and Leeds Festival and Glastonbury with indie-rock group, The Departure, Maddox has been making a name for himself as a singer-songwriter, and was tipped as “One to Watch” in 2022 by BBC Introducing.
Aside from working on his sophomore album, Jones has been invited to co-write with artists such as Billy Lockett, Janet Devlin, RIP Youth along with producing an unofficial anthem for the recent World Cup which drew lots of attention for himself and his featured guest The Wealdstone Raider. Most recently he released the single “We All Need Somebody” in support of Mental Health Awareness Week and inspired by the many students he’s met giving motivational speeches at schools all over the United Kingdom since last summer.
Great Adamatie AKA Great Adamz is a fast-rising artist in the UK, born in Warri Delta state of Nigeria and gaining interest from the industry elite due to his afro sound and incredible vocal tune. This interest has earned him the Golden Star Award in 2021 along with a Top 20 spot at the MOBO Award Unsung Class of 2022. National Radio and TV play from BBC 1Xtra, KISS FM, MTV Base Nigeria and HIPTV helped him take home Pop Artist of the Year at the Northamptonshire Local Music Awards in 2022, and he continues to build upon this success with more music and collabs planned for 2023.
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