Amber Liu returns to satiate fans across the world with “HARDER”, a brand new twist on her previous collaboration with long-time friend and global phenomenon Jackson Wang by the electronic artist YULTRON.
“HARDER” is a re-imagination of her previous collaboration with Jackson Wang, “EASIER”, which was released a year ago. It highlights the pair’s inimitable chemistry and musical compatibility. Amber’s floaty voice and laidback rap style paired with Jackson’s signature husky vocals shine on this new remix by YULTRON. The new track features heavy future bass sounds and sparkling synth embellishments, reshaping the original track and making it one of the hardest electronic dance songs of this summer.
“HARDER” follows Amber’s string of new releases this year which include singles “ILY“, “No More Sad Songs” and “Can’t Go Yet”. 2023 has been a huge year for Amber as she’s centred her art around authenticity and self-discovery.
A California native, Amber Liu was discovered at the age of 15 at SM Entertainment’s global auditions in Los Angeles. Following a move to South Korea, she debuted in 2009 as a member of the female group f(x). The record-breaking electro-pop-based K-pop group quickly became one of the industry’s most popular and award-winning, accruing both domestic and international fame and popularity. In 2015, Amber’s first solo release, the critically acclaimed album ‘Beautiful’, debuted at #2 on Billboard’s World Albums chart, with the title track’s music video, released the same day, garnering more than 1 million YouTube views on its first day of release. Over the past decade, Amber has been an advocate for body positivity and mental health, including when her “Where’s My Chest” message video went viral. She’s an accomplished producer and co-wrote the hit digital show on FICTO hosting “I’ll Ask The Stupid Questions” while directing some of her hit music videos. She has been a leader, mentor and host on many variety and travel shows, starred in movies and has released an array of successful solo projects. Amber’s presence on social media continues to grow globally with more than 17 million followers across different platforms.
In 2014, Jackson Wang debuted as a member of JYP Entertainment’s K-pop group GOT7 in South Korea. In 2017, he founded TEAM WANG then in 2021 and left JYP Entertainment, returning to China to focus on TEAM WANG and releasing his solo music. Most recently, Jackson headlined the League Of Legends 2022 Worlds Championship Opening Ceremony with a performance of “Fire to the Fuse,” a Riot Games Music written track that peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Trending Song Chart. As a globally acclaimed artist, he has worked with international brands and artists from across the globe. Jackson’s goal is to showcase a Chinese-influenced sound on the international music stage and highlight Asian culture worldwide. In his meteoric ascent, Jackson has amassed over 93 million followers across social media.
Los Angeles-based DJ/Producer, YULTRON has established himself as a prominent figure in the music industry. With a dynamic range of collaborations spanning various genres, he has worked alongside esteemed artists such as Marshmello, Ookay, Kayzo, Jay Park, Snoop Dogg, Rezz, Kellin Quinn, DJ Snake, Zeds Dead, Illenium, and even on a previous single with Amber Liu. With an unwavering passion for music and an unyielding drive to push boundaries, YULTRON continues to captivate audiences and make a lasting impact on audiences across the world. His electrifying performances have graced renowned festivals including Lollapalooza, EDC Vegas, Hard Summer, Countdown, and others.