Powerhouse trio 3 Are Legend (Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Steve Aoki) teams up with UK popstar Bryn Christopher for the anthemic dance track "We Are One," layering punchy drums and hard synths to create the ultimate progressive house experience.

The emotional build-up and high-energy drop, paired with the evocative vocals from Bryn Christopher, come together for nothing short of 2024’s summer electro anthem.

Fans may recognize Bryn Christopher’s voice from his expansive history in dance music - from forming the electronic band I See Monsters whose debut release was on Skrillex’s Owsla, to being the soaring voice behind Sigala’s 2015 bop “Sweet Lovin,’” to writing alongside Spice Girl Melanie C, Bryn’s prolific voice holds a special place in the scene, and now on “We Are One.”

“Teaming up with Steve on 3 Are Legend is always a blast and this latest single is no exception. We're looking forward to bringing the house down at Tomorrowland with 'We Are One' this summer." - Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

Aoki adds; "It was amazing to collaborate with Dimitri and Mike on “We Are One” for another 3 Are Legend banger. I can’t wait to bring the unforgettable energy to life at Tomorrowland and shows all summer long!"

About Bryn Christopher

Bryn Christopher is ready for his next chapter. After building a reputation as British pop's secret weapon by writing hits for Sigala, Louis Tomlinson and Melanie C, among others, the Birmingham-born vocal powerhouse is now stepping firmly into the spotlight. When he sings "this energy is taking me high, high, higher than I've been in my life" on his euphoric new single 'High', it's a welcome reminder of Bryn's gift for soulful and uplifting dance music. "I love singing live and I want to perform for audiences more often because it's what I'm meant to do," Bryn says. "I mean, I can't keep just singing karaoke for my boyfriend's mates!"

The karaoke crowd's loss will be everyone else's gain. You probably know Bryn as the glorious soaring voice behind Sigala's 2015 tropical house anthem 'Sweet Lovin'', a UK top three hit that he co-wrote. "That song 100% changed my life," Bryn says, pointing to the way it "really raised my profile" in songwriting circles. Suddenly he was getting booked for studio sessions that previously felt out of reach. He went on to co-write another Sigala smash, 2017's 'Came Here for Love' featuring Ella Eyre, and work with Melanie C on her reflective 2020 comeback single 'Who I Am'. "Co-writing with a Spice Girl was definitely a career highlight," Bryn says with a smile.

Becoming a go-to songwriter has been incredibly fulfilling for Bryn, who as a kid loved poring over the credits of his favourite Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears albums. But as his songwriting career blossomed, he also made a conscious decision to keep busy as a featured vocalist. Last year he co-wrote and sang 'One More Night', a club-ready collaboration with Italian producer Benny Benassi. Before that came 'Never Love You Again', a massive house banger written and recorded with American DJs Cheat Codes and country group Little Big Town. Another club hit that Bryn wrote and sang on – 'No Therapy' with German producer Felix Jaehn and Swedish artist Nea – has racked up nearly 100 million Spotify streams.

Bryn's new single 'High', which he wrote and recorded with DJ-producers Jodie Harsh and Laconic, also shows off his flair for collaboration. But at the same time, it's a deeply personal song that draws from his own journey towards self-acceptance. "When I sing 'I prayed and it didn't work', that's me looking back at a time when I really, really didn't want to be gay," he recalls. "My boyfriend has told me he felt exactly the same way when he was younger – as I think so many gay kids do – so this song means a lot to both of us." Happily, Bryn's journey has since come full-circle. "Obviously now as an adult, I'm really proud of being gay," he says. "It isn't all that I am, but I do think it has helped to shape me as a person and an artist. And it can give me a very unique perspective in songwriting sessions."

Bryn's path in the music industry has already taken some very colourful turns – any interviewer will find that he is a bottomless well of anecdotes and insights. As a 16-year-old, he auditioned for Popstars: The Rivals, the ITV reality show that created Girls Aloud, and stormed into the bootcamp stage on raw talent. At this point, Bryn had a rude awakening. "Me and Nicola Roberts were the youngest contestants left, but I really thought I could go all the way," he recalls with a laugh. "Of course, then I noticed there were a couple of other guys who were way better singers than me technically, so I got booted out. I know this sounds over-dramatic now, but at the time, I thought it was the end of my life."

Following a short spell in a boyband and several close calls for musical theatre roles, Bryn realised he needed formal training to polish his natural vocal talent. He won a scholarship to Italia Conti, the renowned performing arts school in London, but found its rigid hierarchy and internal politics tough to stomach. In his first year, he began auditioning for professional singing jobs – which was strictly against the rules – and reconnected with a management team that had previously expressed an interest. In his second year, he cut two demos that were impressive enough to land him a management deal, then secured acting and modelling agents. A record contract with Polydor followed soon afterwards, which meant Bryn was able to say goodbye to Italia Conti for good.

In 2008, following a solid six months of songwriting, Bryn launched his career as a solo artist. His incredibly affecting debut single 'The Quest', inspired by his brother's experience serving in Afghanistan, during which he lost both his legs in a serious injury, was featured in Grey's Anatomy. "What happened to my brother completely changed the way I look at things," Bryn says today. "After I was eliminated from Popstars: The Rivals, I thought my life was over, but seeing what my brother went through gave me a lot of perspective about the music industry." Bryn's brother has since played for the Team GB Para ice hockey team and toured the world with Pilgrim Bandits, a military charity that supports injured servicemen and women.

After 'The Quest', Bryn's bouncier follow-up 'Smilin'' cracked the UK Top 40, propelling his debut album My World to an impressive number 18 debut. He even caught the attention of legendary American record executive Jimmy Iovine, who expressed an interest in steering his US career. Sadly, like so many young artists, Bryn's momentum was stalled by label shake-ups: when his A&R moved to a different division, Bryn went with him, but he was dropped soon afterwards. "At the time I felt so much pressure – like, why haven't you had a Top 10 single?" he recalls candidly. "But looking back, I got to do so many amazing things like supporting Amy Winehouse on tour." During this period, another soulful song that Bryn wrote, 'Don't Call Me Love', was recorded by X Factor winner Leon Jackson and became a UK top three hit.

Once again, Bryn dusted himself down and regrouped. For his next chapter, he formed the genre-melding electronic band I See Monsters with producers Rocky Morris and Rufio Sandilands, which proved enriching both musically and personally. "They were such lovely guys who really helped me come out of my shell," he says. "They were both straight, but because they were so comfortable in their sexuality, that made me really comfortable in mine as well." Bryn had already come out to friends and family, but at this point he also came out to his music industry peers and never looked back.

I See Monstas' debut EP Monstas was released in 2012 on Skrillex's label Owsla, and even included a track ('Holdin' On') remixed by Skrillex himself. Plenty of buzz and a new record deal with Polydor followed, but the group never quite fulfilled their commercial potential. "We'd think 'this song is our breakthrough hit'," Bryn recalls, "but because we were making drum and bass, we kept getting the same feedback from radio stations: 'We've already got a drum and bass song on the playlist.'" The project came to a natural conclusion when Bryn realised he wanted to go solo again; soon after, the enormous success of 'Sweet Lovin'' set his career on a different trajectory.

Now, having made his name as a songwriter, his main objective is "to build a real legacy" as a performer. Bryn is preparing to release some beautifully filmed acoustic videos of key songs from his back catalogue, as well as new singles including 'Talk to My Body', an effortlessly sexy club song that matches 'Sweet Lovin'' for dance floor passion. Everything that Bryn has learned in his career – from Popstars: The Rivals to I See Monstas and beyond – has taken him to a place where he knows exactly what he wants. "I will always love collaborating with producers and writing for other artists," he says, "but now it's about getting out there as Bryn Christopher again."

“We Are One” is out now on Dim Mak

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