Swedish House Mafia's "Save The World" Turns 8 Years Old
With their reunion currently in full swing and new music premiered at their three show Stockholm return, today we take a look back at the past to their amazing smash hit “Save The World Tonight” which turns 8 years old since its release in 2011.
The track was first premiered on Pete Tong’s Iconic BBC Radio Show in April as the World Exclusive, which you can listen back to below as well as the official music video, remixes and watch one of the last times they performed the track before their split as well as on their Ultra 2018 surprise set below.
It features uncredited vocals from John Martin and followed the release of ‘One’ and was their second Billboard Club Chart Number 1 after “Miami 2 Ibiza”. The official video featured a dog that became a super hero and was directed by John Watts.
It went on to be nominated for Best Dance Recording at the 54th Grammy’s, only to loose out to Skrillex who took home 3 awards including Best Dance Recording, Best Album for Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites as well as Best Remix for his take on Benny Benassi’s “Cinema’.
The songs huge success lead to it being remixed by some big names including versions from Knife Party, Style Of Eye & Carli, Alesso and Third Party. Listen to them and watch live versions of the song below, including one of the last time they performed the song in Sweden with John Martin live.