Out now: Armin van Buuren – Intense

Out now: Armin van Buuren – Intense

After months and months of waiting, anticipating and teasing, it’s finally here. Today, the brand new, musical reflection of the intense ride that is Armin van Buuren’s life, has gone alight. Collecting 3 years of genre-bending production work and impassioned song-writing, the fifth artist album of the number one DJ in the world is now a fact. Bursting with extraordinary compositions, musical fusions and hymns for the EDM lovers, Armin van Buuren is proud to present to you: ‘Intense’.

The ever-growing EDM scene has kept its ear out for the successor of ‘76’, ‘Shivers’, ‘Imagine’ and ‘Mirage’. Growing part of a musical legacy that includes countless enduring and future classics, Armin van Buuren once again lives out his vision. Through 15 sparkling new singles, he intrigues, fascinates and moves the listeners. Including collaborations with Israeli violinist Miri Ben-Ari, Australian duo NERVO and singers by the likes of Trevor Guthrie, Emma Hewitt, Laura Jansen, Fiora and many other gifted artists, ‘Intense’ is the album that dance land has been waiting for.

Armin:”Intense embraces more genres than any of my other albums, crossing over from progressive and trance to classic, even rock. Being a perfectionist, some of these tracks have taken me months to finish. Incorporating as many real instruments as possible, it includes a live orchestra, as well as the rock band of my brother Eller. It’s been an honour to work with such talented artists, singers and songwriters, they’ve really inspired me. It’s been an ‘intense’ 3 years in the making, but I’m very pleased with the result.”

From the intricate and mind-blowing cadenza that is ‘Intense’ to the feel-good ‘This Is What It Feels Like’ and ‘Turn This Love Around’. From the quieting beat-ballad of ‘Sound of The Drums’ to Armin’s dedication to the harder shades of his beloved trance, ‘Who’s Afraid of 138?!’. For you to understand its story, there’s no reading between the lines. ‘Intense’ deserves your full attention, from the first beat until the very last note of silence.

Download on iTunes.
Download on iTunes Canada.
Download on iTunes UK/Eire (available May 6th).
Stream on Spotify.
Download Extended Versions on Beatport.
Order CD at ArmadaShop.com.
Order Limited Deluxe Box on ArmadaShop.
Order Limited Deluxe Box on ArmadaShop.

Recent news

Out Now: Armin van Buuren – ‘Ping Pong’ (Dani Deahl Remix)

Out Now: Armin van Buuren – ‘Ping Pong’ (Dani Deahl Remix)

You've heard "Ping Pong'… but you've never heard it like this! This one goes LOW, with the subs pounding to make the party go crazy. Dani Deahl turns the original melody into a beast of a trap track, primed and ready for the main stage! Download on iTunes. Download on Beatport. Listen on Spotify.
Out Now: A State of Trance Classics Vol. 9

Out Now: A State of Trance Classics Vol. 9

In a world full of mainstream pop, you may have come from a place where all dance music was simply called "techno' — no one seemed to understand the art form, and no one seemed to care. Perhaps in a previous time, you weren't even a lover of music, because what you were hearing on the radio simply didn't...
Winner Announced! Armin’s 1,000,000 Spotify Followers Giveaway

Winner Announced! Armin’s 1,000,000 Spotify Followers Giveaway

To celebrate the fact that I reached 1 million followers on Spotify, I set up a special competition with a very cool prize package, the M1X-DJ Sound System, the DJay App and a premium spotify account. The lucky winner that will receive all of this is Fabio Bellio from Belgium! Congratulations! If you want to follow me and my playlists...
Enter to Win: Armin’s Summer Quiz #6!

Enter to Win: Armin’s Summer Quiz #6!

The 6th installment of Armin's summer quiz series is open now! Do you have what it takes to win tickets to see Armin perform at Ushuaïa in Ibiza? To enter this week's quiz, click here!
Winner Announced! Armin’s 5th Summer Quiz

Winner Announced! Armin’s 5th Summer Quiz

This week, Kaja Cierkowska is the lucky recipient of not one, but two free tickets to the inimitable Ushuaïa beach club. Congratulations Kaja!! She'll be seeing MaRLo, Omnia, Cosmic Gate, and Armin van Buuren himself thanks to her knowledge of Armin Trivia. If you think you have what it takes, join the quiz every Friday for your...