Illenium has remixed Marshmello‘s “Silence,” with the Colorado-based producer’s take an unexpected move of the original’s pop sensibilities towards a more rock-influenced flip.

Illenium ups the tempo and adds electric guitar, which combine with Marshmello’s original in an appreciably natural way — indicative of the producer’s talent that he can maintain the spirit of the original with such significant deviations. Khalid‘s vocals still pierce the listener to their core, while the quickened pace gives the track the energetic layer it needs to make it ideal as a Saturday night pump up song.

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