The electronic music trio have revealed their first song for 2021 with ‘Touch’, a timely track with deep-rooted themes given the current global pandemic.

Moodshift’s latest release, ‘Touch’, is now available to stream across all platforms.

The song is themed around physical touch and maintaining in-person relationships, a timely topic given the global impact made by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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The music video for ‘Touch’ takes viewers through a pre-pandemic experience of a night out from an empty warehouse to scenes of crowded raves. The two-and-a-half minute MV, directed by Robin Kempe-Bergman (aka Robinovich), highlights a sense of yearning for life beyond lockdown.

Moodshift says,

“We wrote Touch last summer and funny enough I don’t think we ever talked about the pandemic or how it affected us while writing the track. Not once did we discuss how social distancing was affecting us or how our normal way of life was completely turned upside down. Now looking back, it must’ve been in the back of our minds and just something we wrote subconsciously cause it’s so applicable to the situation we’re in. We really tried to capture that feeling in the music video. The crowds, the late nights, physical interactions, etc. – everything we desperately want now but can’t have. And that’s basically what the song is about, we don’t need nothing else. This track is our ode to the past and our excitement for the future. All I [we] want is your Touch” 

Known for their indie dance productions, Moodshift have made a name for themselves since their formation last year. The electronic music supergroup, consisting of members Lucas Nord, Oliver Nelson, and flyckt, have garnered over two million Spotify streams across their past two songs, ‘Chemistry’ and ‘What About My Love’.

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Moodshift consist of three members who are no stranger to the music industry. The group is made up of Grammy-winning Norwegian producer Lucas NordRasmus Flyckt of the Swedish indie pop band Urban Cone, and remix mastermind Oliver Nelson who previously collaborated with Norwegian tropical house producer Kygo.

Their music selection and production styles are heavily inspired from dance music titans such as Camelphat, Duke Dumont, and RÜFÜS DU SOL.

With the combined signature styles of the three members, Moodshift aim to produce dancey pop-infused electronic tunes for listeners to groove to.