Undoubtedly one of this year’s essential new records, The Vision’s ‘Heaven’ was the blissful introduction to Ben Westbeech and KON’s collaboration that we needed. Supported by artists that range from Gerd Janson to Danny Krivit, right through to Horse Meat Disco, the track's complete originality has resonated with many. With The Vision’s album due to drop early next year, familiarise yourself with one of 2019’s most exciting new releases, as we tell the story of 'Heaven'...
‘Heaven’ is released alongside its soulful counterpart ‘Home’, described by KON as “honest, soulful music with depth and more passion than fashion. No gimmicks." Gerd Janson was one of the first to show his support, enchanting audiences at Sonar Festival with the original track.
Meanwhile Ben and KON head to Croatia for their debut performance as The Vision. With Ben confessing to us earlier this year, “I look for more movement and excitement, playing sets that meander through a plethora of styles and emotion,” there were high expectations that The Vision exceeded, even with a power cut mid-set the duo (along with help from Andreya Triana and The Dames Brown) performed one of the stand out sets of the festival.
With ‘Heaven’ resonating with many of the festival's attendees, as it was played from the Beach Stage through to the Olive Grove across the six days, the remix package from Nightmares On Wax and Mousse T. then dropped, cementing the track’s status as a summer anthem.
Defected London FSTVL sees the duo’s second live performance, where the crowd knew ‘Heaven’ word-for-word, and the pair performed a number of records from their forthcoming LP.
As Glitterbox's season drew to a close, Melvo Baptiste and Simon Dunmore gave the record one last spin for the season at Hï.
King of the edit and dance music pioneer Danny Krivit, one of the records high-profile fans, steps up to edit this summer’s seminal track, interweaving a gloriously groovy bassline with Andreya Triana’s vocal to produce and extended, DJ friendly mix that he sent crowds wild with at Dekmental Festival. Out now on 12”.
Check out Danny and Joe Claussell both playing his edit.