Peter Conigliaro is a New York house producer also known by his stage name PS1. He built a huge following on the US club circuit, sharing the stage with such big names as David Guetta and Tiesto. This rousing piano house banger is PS1's debut single, which he released on March 20, 2020.
Here, PS1 links up with Australian singer/songwriter Alex Hosking, who performs the vocals. Lyrically, the song is a commentary on fake friends and the perception that their life is better.
PS1 and Alex Hosking wrote the song with:
Electro/pop/hip-hop producer Mark Alston, who helped Tiesto write "Love & Run." He co-produced "Fake Friends" with PS1.
New York-based singer-actress Rebecca Tello, who helped with the writing and arranging of this track.
UK engineer Alan O'Connell, aka Alalal, who worked on Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox, Rufus Wainwright's Out of the Game, and Duran Duran's All You Need is Now. Alalal was recognized by the UK Music Producers Guild as the "Recording Engineer of the Year" for 2013.
Newcomer Barry Douglas Maclean, for whom this is his first major credit.