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iiO | Ft. Nadia Ali | Rapture | In The End | Live | Dancestar USA

IiO & Nadia Ali perform a medley of In Rapture’ & ‘The End’ at Dancestar USA. “Rapture” (sometimes referenced as “Rapture (Taste So Sweet)”) is a song by American recording duo iiO. It was chosen as the lead single from their debut studio album, Poetica (2005). The song was written by both the members; Nadia Ali and Markus Moser, while production was handled just by Moser. The song was released on October 29, 2001 by Universal Records. Musically, the song is a dance-oriented song, which was very popular around the early 2000s. The song also incorporates musical genres of dance-pop, electronica, disco, house, and trance music.

With the song winning positive reviews from music critics, citing it as catchy and one of the best songs of the year, the song was a commercial success. The song charted inside the top ten in countries including Romania, United Kingdom, United States, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and Ireland. It managed to chart inside the top fifty on the US Billboard Hot 100. A music video was also shot, showing the group in a futuristic city with visual lighting. In 2010, the song was re-released by former iiO frontwoman Nadia Ali as a single from her remix compilation, Queen of Clubs Trilogy: the Best of Nadia Ali Remixed. The song was her most successful solo release peaking at number three in Romania, while charting in several European countries.

Dancestar is the world’s only Televised Electronic Music Awards Show, created by Andy Ruffell with Ben Turner as Creative Director the show has been broadcast in over 54 Countries around the world. Previous winners include – Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold, Faithless, ATB, Fat Boy Slim, Frankie Knuckles, MOBY, Masters At Work, Ferry Corsten, David Morales, and Carl Cox. More info –