Cedric Gervais drops remix of MJ Cole’s ‘Waking Up’ featuring Freya Ridings


As temperatures begin to rise, Miami’s Cedric Gervais brings the heat in his brand-new remix of MJ Cole’s ‘Waking Up’ featuring Freya Ridings.

This summer scorcher entices with its piano driven melody and playful percussion around Freya’s stunning vocals.

Speaking on the remix, Cedric says: “This was an amazing opportunity for me, I remember hearing MJ Cole’s album ‘Sincere’ years ago & it blew my mind.”

Listen to ‘Waking Up (feat. Freya Ridings) [Cedric Gervais remix]’  by MJ Cole on the Official Premier League Training playlist on Spotify.

Cedric continues, adding “The production was so slick and living in Miami, musically it very different to what I was listening to and felt so UK.

“l love the original and Freya is a superstar in the making, wow what a beautiful voice… I wanted to make a good time / feel good vibe and something to play in my sets throughout the summer, I hope that comes across”

Since its release, the original has seen over 330 plays across national radio including Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1 and most recently a Shazam chart topping sync to the UK’s most popular reality TV program, Love Island. Following the play, the track was Shazamed over 25,000 times and shot the single to an impressive #2 on the UK Shazam chart.

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