When you hear a progressive house track there are normally three parts to it, a powerful lead melody, a simple kick drum and a harmonic bassline. Although the formula does look deceptively simple, one must understand the difficulty of creating a catchy melody that truly has the ability to evoke powerful emotions in others. These kinds of melodies are few and far between and are normally apart of tracks that achieve a high level of popularity (read: Axwell’s mix of “In My Mind,” “Calling” by Sebastian Ingrosso & Alesso and “Don’t You Worry Child” by Swedish House Mafia)
Today, we have a new name to add to the list of examples mentioned above. Alexey Romeo’s “Prometheus” is a fresh take on the progressive house scene. Although sticking to the same basic formula, Alexey separates himself from the rest by choosing to create a complex rather than simple melodic riff. Even though a simple, yet catchy melody is a foolproof plan for success, Alexey’s venture proved successful. “Prometheus” uses a handful of beautiful supporting chords combined with the lead melody, which truly does evoke a sense of happiness. The reception to this track was so positive that the world famous duo Inpetto decided to handle remix duties. With such a strong lead, not even these masterminds dared to alter it from the original. As a result, both the original and remix will get your hands in the air and your feet off the ground. You can grab this masterpiece along with the remix off Beatport, courtesy of Alexey Romeo’s own Heartbeat Records.