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Favorite ThisTop 10 Deadmau5 Songs [Page 2]

Published: April 10, 2014
By: Kelly Youhas

5. Aural Psynapse
The original version of the track was recorded in 2001 and uploaded to SectionZ on June 17, 2002 under the alias "Halcyon441" (Zimmerman's screen name at the time) and on the self-released compilation Deadmau5 Circa 1998-2002. It was first played live in August 2011 during the Meowingtons Hax Tour.

4. I Remember (w/ Kaskade)
In the United Kingdom, this cut charted and peaked at number 14 on the UK Singles Chart on May 17, 2009. It spent a total of nine weeks in the top 40 chart. The song has since been certified silver by the British Photographic Industry (BPI) for sales of 200,000 units. In the summer of 2009, it was regularly played in UK clubs, especially in bigger clubs in London. In the United States, it reached number one on Billboard’s Hot Dance Airplay chart on the issue dated October 17, 2009 giving the duo their second consecutive number one together, following “Move for Me" (2008).

3. Raise Your Weapon
This song was released on May 23, 2011 as the fourth single from his fifth studio album 4X4=12. It features vocals from Greta Svabo Bech. Musically, "Raise Your Weapon" is a progressive house song that begins with a piano melody and Bech's vocals and ends with a dubstep beat with the vocals repeated. The song received positive reviews from music critics, with some highlighting it as a standout track from the album. It reached number 100 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it his first song to make an entry on the chart. It also reached number 117 on the UK Singles Chart. The song was nominated at the 54th Grammy Awards for Best Dance Recording, where he also performed the song in sequence with David Guetta, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Foo Fighters. Zimmerman’s weapon of choice? Why it’s Twitter—duh.

2. Ghosts N Stuff
This hit, featuring Rob Swire of Australian electronic rock band Pendulum and Knife Party was released as a single from deadmau5's studio album, For Lack of a Better Name. The opening theme is based on the classic Piano Sonata No. 2 Frederic Chopin.  Iconic? You want to talk iconic? You were already humming the song in your head from the millisecond your brain read the word “ghosts.”

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