In an EXCLUSIVE interplay with Pinkvilla, Sanjoy spoke candidly about his One in a Million collaboration with GOT7 member Mark Tuan, being influenced by Indian music and extra.
Amid GOT7 members parting methods with JYP Entertainment this yr, Mark Tuan shocked followers by revealing his solo challenge titled One in a Million, which was in collaboration with the 29-year-old producer/songwriter Sanjoy. Ahgases are already conscious of the gifted musician, who collaborated with Youngjae up to now for Victim of Love. Even earlier than One in a Million launched, the thrill for the track was sturdy.
In an EXCLUSIVE interview with Sanjoy, the Bangladeshi-American artist spoke candidly about his massive collaboration with the beloved GOT7 member, particularly the super response that One in a Million acquired upon launch. Sanjoy additionally spilt the beans on the inspiration behind the romantic tune, the music video of which was befittingly launched on Valentine”s Day. Furthermore, we spoke to Sanjoy about his earlier well-liked Bollywood remixes whereas additionally touching upon which present Indian artists are on his radar.
Read our full interview with Sanjoy discussing One in a Million, Mark Tuan and extra beneath:
A Mark Tuan x Sanjoy collaboration is really one thing! We’re curious to understand how did it come about?
We truly received launched by household who had been eager on seeing us collaborate on a monitor. We’d been attempting to get collectively within the studio for some time and when the lyrics had been completed we each simply knew we needed to make it occur.
With the thrill going sturdy even earlier than its launch, how overwhelmed are you with the constructive response for One in a Million?
We knew that there was some buzz occurring among the many followers however the response up to now has been subsequent degree! We didn’t anticipate this a lot and it has been extremely motivating for Mark and I to obtain this a lot assist. Let’s hold going!
One in a Million is a phenomenal love letter to that particular somebody. What was the inspiration behind the lyrics?
The track is concerning the one in 1,000,000 likelihood, being in the appropriate place on the proper time, to fulfill somebody and fall in love at first sight. But as timing and destiny nearly takes them aside, music brings them collectively without end.
One in a Million MV was really endearing to observe, particularly on Valentine’s Day. Given how we’re nonetheless in a pandemic world, what’s the takeaway you need followers to obtain from One in a Million?
Well, it is more durable lately to discover a particular somebody in your life, so I suppose one thing to bear in mind is to maintain the connection sturdy when you have somebody in your life already and if not, to not quit and know there will likely be somebody someday for everybody.
You’ve additionally collaborated with Mark’s GOT7 teammate Youngjae for Victim of Love within the current previous. Musically, how would you say the 2 are completely different?
The collabs are fairly completely different from one another by way of type, however funnily they’re each about love. The means of working with each of them was really easy and good, it was actually like associates getting collectively and simply creating. It’s so vital to be on the identical web page when making music collectively and I believe by us hanging out and attending to know one another, too, we had been ready to make use of that to our benefit within the studio and create music, that got here very naturally to us.
Given that you have labored on the challenge for seven months and labored intently with Mark, how do you envision the brand new period of the singer venturing extra into solo work?
I simply know he has an incredible profession forward of him, that’s for certain! He is actually hardworking and devoted to his craft.
Which different Ok-pop artists are in your wishlist to collaborate with sooner or later?
I’m right down to collaborate with anybody, from Ok-pop to American artists and the whole lot in between. Of course, I’ve goals, however I’ll hold these to myself so as to not jinx it.
Ab Laut Aa, in addition to your Bollywood remixes, have been very talked-about amongst music followers in India. How has Indian music influenced you as an artist?
So much! The begin of my musical profession was mixing and mashing Indian songs with extra digital music and clearly rising up there was a great deal of Indian music in my family. I believe everybody is actually influenced by what they’re listening to or listening to their mother and father play once they’re rising up, so yeah, it’s positively an enormous a part of my musical identification as properly.
Is there a not too long ago launched track you’d like to remix? Which Indian artists are at the moment in your playlist radar?
Drivers License by Olivia Rodrigo is my favorite pop report proper now. Would like to create one thing to it. Or the brand new model of Taylor Swift’s Love Story. One in a Million by Mark Tuan and Sanjoy could be dope. Maybe a extra dance/membership model? Currently, Jonita Gandhi, Arjun, AP Dhillon and Imran Khan.
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