Welcome to 52 Songs Of Happiness, a collection of unique music from around the world brought to you by Coca-Cola. Each week we’ll be introducing some of the world’s best new artists, featuring dance, rock, hip-hop and everything in between. Each of these amazing new acts has crafted a one-off song for Coca-Cola based around a treasured location, as well as a Placelist with the music that makes that place so special. We can’t wait to share it all with you in the coming weeks and months!
Next up is Newmaik, a Spain-based singer who fuses party electro music with a Latino flavour. We talked to him about his track for 52 Songs Of Happiness ‘Entre Los Dos’ and his choice of Placelist.
Hi Newmaik, please introduce yourself and tell us where you’re from?
My name is Maikel Gomez and my stage name is NewMaik, and I was born in Lausanne in Switzerland and now living in Spain.
How would you describe your music?
I want my music to be for all age groups, with joyful songs for dancing. I love r ‘n’ b music and merge it with mainstream styles. I try to share something positive from my music with the public and then the listeners can feel better.
Tell us where you wrote your song for 52 Songs of Happiness?
The song was written in Gijon, in the studio of my music producer. The studio is located on top of a mountain with the sea just a few miles away. It’s a great place to find inspiration to make music.
Tell us about the location you've chosen for your Placelist?
I love the clubs and the atmosphere in Playa d’en Bossa, which is a beach area of Ibiza, where the sun and the sea are present. It’s a special place that brings good feelings and that’s what the world needs. It’s a place for friendship and parties!
Where in the world would you love to play a live show at?
Miami is one of the areas I would love to see but as yet I’ve never been there. But hey, the truth is I’d love to go to many places as it would mean that they like my music!
Which person would you love to collaborate with?
I would love to collaborate with Daddy Yankee as he is an awesome Latino artist.
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