Five More Hours

Album: Single release only (2015)
Charted: 4


  • Born in Los Angeles to Mexican parents, Erick Orrosquieta began his DJ career at the age of 14 playing at local gigs. Within three years he was producing his own tracks under the stage name of Deorro. His debut single, "Yee" released in 2013 received global club play and charted in a number of countries particularly in Europe.
  • Originally a hit instrumental in Europe titled "Five Hours," this electro-house anthem was especially successful in Belgium and France where it reached the Top 10 in 2014. Deorro released a second vocal version in America as "Five Hours (Don't Hold Me Back)" featuring DyCy as guest performer. The single reached #1 on Billboard's Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart, giving Deorro his first chart-topper in his home country.
  • Deorro dropped a third version of "Five Hours" in 2015 featuring vocals from Chris Brown. The kudos of the American star gave the release additional sales momentum, aided by Breezy crashing Deorro's set at Coachella when he performed the song to an excited crowd.
  • The song's music video was directed by Andrew Sandler and features Chris Brown and rapper Travi$ Scott breaking down on a deserted desert highway on their way to Coachella. Deorro picks Breezy up in his school bus, leaving Scott behind. Naturally, his transport is full of beautiful female ravers.


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Joe Elliott of Def Leppard

Joe Elliott of Def LeppardSongwriter Interviews

The Def Leppard frontman talks about their "lamentable" hit he never thought of as a single, and why he's juiced by his Mott The Hoople cover band.

Jules Shear - "All Through The Night"

Jules Shear - "All Through The Night"They're Playing My Song

Shears does very little promotion, which has kept him secluded from the spotlight. What changed when Cyndi Lauper had a hit with his song? Not much, really.

Jon Oliva of Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Jon Oliva of Trans-Siberian OrchestraSongwriter Interviews

Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.

British Invasion

British InvasionFact or Fiction

Go beyond The Beatles to see what you know about the British Invasion.

Julian Lennon

Julian LennonSongwriter Interviews

Julian tells the stories behind his hits "Valotte" and "Too Late for Goodbyes," and fills us in on his many non-musical pursuits. Also: what MTV meant to his career.

90s Metal

90s MetalFact or Fiction

Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one.