Animals Lyrics by Martin Garrix

Martin Garrix Lyrics

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Motherf*ckin' animals
Motherf*ckin' animals
Writer: Martijn Garritsen
Copyright: Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing B.V.

Animals Info:

Animals is a 2013 single by Dutch DJ and music producer Martin Matrix aka Martin Garrix. It was released on June 17th, 2013 on Spinnin' Records label, becoming his first international hit and making him the youngest DJ ever to reach number 1 on Beatport.

Prior to release, the track gained buzz after being played anonymously with speculation increasing about the author on a Vine video featuring Agnes from Despicable Me. The track was, at various times, attributed to other acts like Hardwell, GTA, Sidney Samson and Bassjackers before the actual identity of the producer was revealed.

According to Matrix, the melody was taken from a previous, never-released track that he composed two years prior; and the "ruthlessly minimalist" rhythmic sound (the drop) is a sample from rapper Busta Rhymes' Pharrell-produced hip hop track "What It Is".

Martin Garrix is signed to Scooter Braun Projects in America where he is handled by Michael George. Braun and George had considered adding a vocal to the track but eventually shelved the idea.

June 17th, 2013

CD single
digital download


Electro house
progressive house


Martijn Garritsen

Martin Matrix

Music video:
"Animals" on YouTube

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