Something very very special coming in, music lovers are all ready for this. Indian pop icon Armaan Malik is set to get featured in one of the much-awaited singles of Ed Sheeran, 2Step. Indeed, this marks the Indian singer and songwriter’s second International collaboration. Earlier he was part of the ambitious project ‘Echo’, where he worked with K-pop star Nam and American producer KSHMR.
Calling the opportunity huge and incredible, Armaan does look for more international collaborations like this for fellow Indian artists. Armaan Malik Said, “I’m beyond excited to be featured on this version of ‘2Step’ with Ed Sheeran’. He’s always been such an inspiration, and I’m a big fan of his music and incredible songwriting. This is a huge moment not only for me, but also for other Indian artists too. I genuinely believe that this will be the beginning for a lot more collaborations of this nature.”
The single 2Step is written by Sheeran, Louis Bell, Andrew Wotman, and David Hodges. The track discusses the trials and tribulations of an artist’s life. Also, counting the creative journey and loved ones for support.
Armaan further said, “This song talks about confidence, finding power in your art, and leaning on your loved ones”. When we have the support of the people we love, we can overcome any adversity. Nothing can keep us from moving forward. Two steps at a time!”. Malik’s feature joins an impressive 13 global remixed versions of the track with artists from the United States, Brazil, and Ireland. Also, Finland, Italy, Sweden, Australia, France, the United Kingdom, and now India.
Armaan Malik And His Second International Collab
For many days, Armaan Malik was sharing a few good teasers. He also left several Easter Eggs on social media in the last 48 hours. He also hinted at the artwork of 2Step by sharing butterfly emoji. Later, he posted three emojis- a peace sign, a walking man and a butterfly on June, 3rd.
Likewise, Arman Malik has achieved this fame on his own. Though he belongs to one of the Indian music families, his brother Armal Malik is famous for music direction, lyrics and composing. Also, Uncle, Anu Malik for many of Bollywood’s hit-album. In the last two years, Arman Malik has been impressive at his work. He has released a few English songs like ‘Control’, ‘How many’, and ‘You’. He indeed has a wider vision to set Indian music on a global platform.
Ed Sheeran Big Comeback
“2Step” features on Sheeran’s fifth studio album equals (=). The LP marked the singer-songwriter’s grand return to the music scene after his 2017 album plus (+). Aside from a compilation featuring the remixes of “2Step”, a tour edition of the latest album was also released in April 2022. Recently, the English singer treated the British Royal family to a soul-stirring performance of his record-breaking hit “Perfect” at the Platinum Jubilee Pageant.