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Alan Walker About 'Faded' Hit Song

How did all this worldwide frenzy begin in the first place?

Eighteen-year-old Alan Walker produced "Faded" exactly the same way he's been producing music since age 14 — within his bedroom at his parent's home in Bergen, Norway.

But now, the dizzying, beautifully lonesome EDM track, featuring vocals from Norwegian singer-songwriter Iselin Solheim, would be the the most Shazam-ed song on earth, to 150 million streams on Spotify and nearly 65 million YouTube views. Check Alan Walker Faded sheet music page.

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On the Spotify Global Top 50 chart, it sits at No. 9, right behind Justin Bieber's "Sorry." 

Speaking to Mashable from Norway, Walker said the that despite the fact that "Faded" is really just a condensed version of 2014's hourlong instrumental "Fade" with Solheim's vocals added, the song's success "kind of left nowhere."

Walker started producing songs four years ago. He was paying attention to a song by DJ Ness, and reached seem to the Italian DJ to discover how he produced his music. He makes all his music on his laptop with FL Studio, referred to as FruityLoops, a typical program for freshies.

Now Walker's produced "30 or 40" songs altogether, but "Faded" marks his first single with Sony Music Sweden, along with the first to obtain such global success.

While information and facts are slim, Walker says he's currently implementing his next single that he teased is within the same style as "Faded" but "changes it up" a little. He just performed in the X Games in Oslo and it is planning on touring soon, including stops in the States. 

And while he'd consider producing pop music "in over time," according to him, "for the time being, I want to be in the EDM world." 

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