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What So Not and Benson Turn Up The Vibes With Their Anticipated Collab, ‘Lights Go Out’ feat. Lucy Lucy

Australian dance music legends What So Not and Benson have finally dropped their highly anticipated single Lights Go Out featuring Lucy Lucy. This collab has been in the works for years, with recording sessions taking place in both Sydney and Melbourne. The track made its debut at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre last year, sparking huge excitement among fans.

Lights Go Out comes just in time for What So Not’s Dance Dance Revival tour, aimed at revitalising the Aussie dance music scene and giving young producers a chance to shine. What So Not, aka Chris Emerson, shares how the track is special to him, reflecting his journey from couch-surfing for gigs to collaborating with old friends.

“Lights Go Out is one of the most requested IDs of my sets in recent years! This tune was birthed from FM synthesis and true friendship. Benson letting me sleep on his couch all those years ago so I could afford my first ever gigs in Melbourne, and Lucy living down the street from my parents, doing some of her first solo recordings with me in my bedroom studio. It’s been a long time coming for everyone hounding my DMs about it and now it’s finally here for the world!”

Benson, who’s now based in the US, expressed how working on this track for over two years has been a labour of love, even marking his debut as a vocalist. Lucy Lucy, a longtime friend, adds her unique touch, tying the whole track together.

Following his 2022 album Anomaly, inspired by global travels and personal growth, What So Not continues to push the envelope. His Dance Dance Revival tour is set to bring new life to the local club scene, featuring fresh talent and rare downtempo sets.

Don’t miss Lights Go Out, and catch What So Not and Benson on their tour across Australia.

Written by Chris Lamaro