Listen: Secret Weapons' 'Something New' Haerts Remix, Exclusive Premiere

Secret Weapons
Luis Ruiz

Secret Weapons

Check out the HAERTS remix of the debut single from fellow Brooklyn pop duo Secret Weapons.

The 2015 holiday season was chock full of cheers for Brooklyn-based pop duo Secret Weapons.The new year looks to be even happier.

As previously reported, Secret Weapons, the twosome of Gerry Lange and Danny Rocco, recently signed to Epic Records, where Rocco was previously working as a lawyer in the label's legal department while pursuing his musical passions at night. Upon signing as an artist, he had to hand in his day-job resignation, surprising his co-workers who were unaware that he had been making music when not buttoned up in the office.

"I knew how Epic worked and had strong relationships with the people who worked there," Rocco recently told Billboard. "I also learned a lot about [Epic chairman and CEO] L.A. [Reid], and couldn't have possibly imagined a better person in the entire industry to be on our side."

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Secret Weapons have begun promotion for their debut single, "Something New," and opened dates for Nate Ruess. In November, they made their national TV debut, on NBC's Today, as Elvis Duran's artist of the month. "It was the best morning of my life," Lange recalls.

The twosome has since been busy in the studio working on its debut album with producer Alex Aldi (Passion Pit), who also assisted on production of "Something New." The pair additionally shot the song's forthcoming video with MTV Video Music Award-winning director Nathan Cox (Linkin Park, Seether, Of Mice and Men).

Also new from Secret Weapons is the HAERTS remix of "Something New," premiering exclusively here on "Our management teams are friends and [fellow Brooklyn pop act] HAERTS liked the song," Lange says. With the remix, "They really flipped it on its head." Listen to it below:

With a radio push planned for "Something New," Secret Weapons will return to the road, opening 10 dates in March for Epic labelmates A Great Big World. They'll also play the BottleRock festival in Napa, Calif., May 27-29 (headlined by No Doubt, Robert Plant and Snoop Dogg, among many others).

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"We can't wait for other stops to be finalized and to be out there playing night after night," Lange says.

Adds Rocco, clearly savoring his recent career change, "We're doing what we love."


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