Hitmakers: The songwriting secrets behind Duke Dumont's Need U (100%)

James Hanley

British DJ and producer Duke Dumont achieved consecutive UK No.1 singles earlier in the decade. Here, he recalls the making of his first, 2013’s Need U (100%), co-written with MNEK, which altered the trajectory of his career...

The recession hit a lot of budding DJs hard. Venues were closing in and around London and I was struggling to make a living. I took a hit to the point that I was ready to sign on or get a ‘proper job’ ...

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