Paul Oakenfold And Luis Fonsi Dedicate 'The World Can Wait' Music Video To Front-line Workers Around The World

Published: 05 August 2020

World-class DJ legend Paul Oakenfold and Latin multi-Grammy award winner Luis Fonsi share a heartfelt video for their collaboration "The World Can Wait". 

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Dedicated to front line workers around the world, the video includes touching footage from hospitals, patients and healthcare workers helping to save those impacted by the virus. Additional fan submitted footage shows our world carrying on and masked for safety, mixed with footage from both artists’ shows, as the lyrics share a hopeful message throughout the video. 

In addition to the video, Paul Oakenfold also presents four new remixes of “The World Can Wait” that span a variety of genres. Kilanova offers a cinematic remix, providing the track an anthemic soundscape. John Askew’s remix skews downtempo and allows for Luis Fonsi’s heartfelt lyrics to really shine, while the blklght remix kicks the track up a notch with a house tempo, ready for your home dancefloor. Lastly, Rafael Osmo x Spectral share a gorgeous trance remix of the emotional track. 

Co-produced by DJWS (Lady Gaga, Pitbull), "The World Can Wait" is the first single from Paul Oakenfold’s upcoming studio album “Shine On” due later this year. Paul’s new album, his first since the critically acclaimed “A Lively Mind” (2006) and “Bunkka” (2000) will veer down a decidedly chilled out path, making it an incredibly listenable album and not one solely crafted for the dance floor. 

Paul Oakenfold is an influential force in dance music, consequently shaping the dance music scene itself. Voted ‘World’s Best DJ’ and ‘Best Trance DJ’ on multiple occasions, as well as being named ‘Most Influential DJ of All Time’ by the Evening Standard, the veteran DJ-producer has an established career portfolio. Additionally, his imprint Perfecto Records has been one of the longest-running dance record labels, responsible for many dance hits from budding talent. Not only has he made his mark in the dance music scene, but he has also entered mainstream works, producing soundtracks and cues for Hollywood blockbuster movies - including Swordfish, Collateral, The Bourne Identity, Matrix Reloaded, and Shrek 2. His eclectic portfolio has given him opportunities to open for megastars like Madonna and U2, as well as to perform at unique locations such as Base Camp Mt. Everest, Stonehenge, The Great Wall of China and Area 51. 

Luis Fonsi is most recognized for his work in ‘Despacito’ with Justin Bieber, which has collectively gained over 20 billion streams making it the #1 most-watched video in the history of YouTube. Fonsi has established a Spotify fan base of 18 million monthly listeners and claimed 5 Latin Grammy Awards, 5 Billboard Music Awards, and 11 Billboard Latin Music Awards under his belt. 

Fans looking to interact with Paul Oakenfold can catch him on FanVestor - the first of its kind global all-in data-driven fan investing and fan commerce platform for elite talent, musicians, and athletes, as well as entertainment, sport and e-sport organizations. Fans can visit the app for the chance to win special experiences such as a virtual adventure and DJ master class with Paul Oakenfold as he helps raise money for charity. 

Paul Oakenfold x Luis Fonsi - The World Can Wait (Official Music Video)

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