Here, we have a chart-breaker EDM song known as Animals. Back in the year 2015, this song will make its way up to the top. This song will give that-time 16 years old singer Martin Garrix a solid booster of mainstream success. The rest is the history of how this song rocked the world. This song broke several records and ultimately became an EDM hit. It now proudly stands with over 1.5 billion views on YouTube. Animals was released on June 17, 2013. With those views and success, it still stands as one of the most viewed videos on YouTube to this date.
How to Download Martin Garrix – Animals
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The Song Review
The song broke right into the global EMD culture. That ultimately made Martin Garrix an ace EDM producer. Moreover, Martin Garrix became the youngest-ever producer to have a song at No.1 on Beatport, which is an electronic music store. In addition, the song is one of the best EDM hits of all time. Now that is surely a well-deserved and massive success for Martin Garrix. Kudos to Martin Garrix!
The song eventually gained momentum when Spinnin’ Records (The Dutch Record Label). That clip brought in speculations. After the teaser, the Vine video platform released a video. Later on, it was a boom of sheer success for Martin Garrix.
Animals went on to receive great commercial and critical success.
Animals – The Chart Topper!
The song was destined to be a commercial success. Several big EDM festivals, such as Ultra Korea, Ultra Music Festival, Amsterdam Dance Event, Tomorrow Land, and the Governor’s Beach Club, instantly picked animals. Next, the song was ranked on the No.1 spot on Beatport. The song also took the number one spot on the UK Singles Chart. Animals gave a tough competition to Lily Allen’s “Somewhere Only We Know.”
Moreover, Animals led Martin Garrix to become the youngest artist to enter the UK Singles Chart. In the United States, this song became the very first instrumental track to be in the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 songs.
In terms of certifications, the song also made a mark. The song received two platinum certifications from the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) in the United States. Moreover, the song went on to be certified in Gold by Spain, Denmark, and Sweden. In addition, the song got two Platinum certifications from Music Canada.
“Big, Brash, & Infectious” – The Critical Success
Animals was praised globally by critics and largely received positive reviews by EMD enthusiasts. Billboard critics described the song as “Big, Brash, and infectious.” Billboard critics further added that it has everything a festival anthem needs to have, and it will sound dope many years later. The song also brought a new dance era.
The song has been quite popular in the media as well. Animals was incorporated in the video game called Madden NFL 25. It was also added in the Asphalt 8 Airborne. Animals was used in the Dior ad as well, for Dior’s “Dior Addict Fluid Stick.” Moreover, the instrumental version of the song was added to the FIFA Online 3.
Animals — Music Composition
The melody of Animals was inspired by a previous track that Martin composed two years before the release of this song. However, that number was never released. In terms of music composition, this song is mostly instrumental. You will also find Busta Rhymes.
Animals – Music Video
The video resonates with the song’s name in the right manner. In the video, we can see Martin arrive wearing a tiger mask. He is holding a clock and coming into a room where other people (also wearing different animal masks) are gambling. In just a moment, the room turns into a place where Martin performs, and other animals start to do breakdance.