Wasted Love

Album: Wild Youth (2014)
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  • This love ballad finds Angello linking up with the Temper Trap frontman Dougy Mandagi and adding guitars and strings to his usual EDM mix. The pair originally met in LA in late 2012. "We just wanted to have a song where our worlds collided a little bit, something that speaks to all of us, so I wanted to create something that was different but also honored the Temper Trap style," Angello told Rolling Stone. "I also wanted to find a great balance between dance and indie, and I kind of held back a lot just to create that moment where it's about the melodies and the songs."

    "He's rewritten the song three times, until it was perfect,"Angello added. "It was just a fun thing to do because I've been really interested by in the live music perspective – rather than just electronic – because I want it to feel alive."
  • The song's visual was filmed by the Los Angeles-based music video director Lance Drake (Katy Perry's "Wide Awake").

    "It's always really interesting to see something really un-traditional happen," Angello said to MTV News. "We got a lot of initial pitches from different directors and we tried to find something that's very visual and different that ties together with my art direction of the album."


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