Alan Walker joins forces with vocal powerhouse Sasha Alex Sloan for their hauntingly beautiful new track “Hero.” Walker releases a new, softer side of himself with “Hero”‘s cinematic melodies and undulating basslines coupled with Sloan’s incredible vocal performance, making for a mesmerizing and emotive anthem with lyrics about those everyday heroes in our lives who make our days brighter. With plenty of festivals coming up this summer, “Hero” is bound to be on heavy rotation for those goosebump-inducing moments in Alan’s sets. The track follows his recent single “Dreamer,” a joint release with NCS, and is his second of 2023 with more already waiting in the pipeline. Read on for the inspiration behind “Hero” from both Alan and Sasha.
“I’ve been looking forward to releasing this song called ‘Hero’ for a long time. It’s also been a pleasure working with Sasha Alex Sloan and her incredible voice. This track is about celebrating the very dear people we see as heroes. Recognizing the work they’ve put in to make this world brighter and more resilient. I hope ‘Hero’ inspires our listeners to embrace their inner hero, live openly and love deeply.” – Alan Walker
“I was so excited when Alan asked me to sing on this track. I’ve been a fan of his since faded and I’m stoked for our song to be out in the world.” – Sasha Alex Sloan