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This is Oates’ electronic music vocalist debut…

As if Wolfgang Gartner could get any cooler, the veteran DJ-producer has partnered with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, John Oates, one half of the iconic duo Hall & Oates, for Gartner’s latest disco-inspired tune 'Baby Be Real'. 

Speaking about the track, Gartner states that he “took John’s a cappella and wrote all new music underneath it, going for a sort of late 90’s disco house throwback vibe. This project was so organic and refreshing for me, as an opportunity to revisit the sound that I grew up on and collaborate with a legend and personal hero.” 

'Baby Be Real' developed from a song idea written by Oates and Josh Charles. Oates adds, “Wolfgang Gartner heard a demo version and liked it enough to build a really pumped-up track around the hook. He jacked up the dance vibe big time, and the record really rocks!”

Oates’ powerful vocals coupled with Gartner’s funky disco fusion makes this stimulating track readymade for the dancefloor. 

'Baby Be Real' is out now through Gartner’s Kindergarten Recordings label. Listen here.