Editors’ Notes Chicago natives Robby Hauldren and Frederic Kennett have been touring as Louis The Child for nearly a decade after meeting at a Madeon show and bonding over a shared love for uplifting, cinematic EDM (see: Porter Robinson, ODESZA). They went on to release a handful of upbeat EPs and opened for The Chainsmokers, but Here for Now, their first official full-length, carries a certain narrative weight. Inspired by the “beauty and impermanence of our time on earth,” as they wrote on Twitter, the album features some of their genre-bending peers like Bob Moses (“What a World”), K.Flay (“We All Have Dreams”), and Foster the People (“Every Color”), and feels special-made for sunny music festival sing-alongs. On anthems like “Bittersweet” and “Don’t Mind,” which highlight their technical production skills as well as their vocal talent, they capture a certain youthful optimism that increasingly feels all too rare.

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Scooter's Debut (Intro)
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0:33
 
Big Love
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2:47
 
Bittersweet
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3:20
 
Little Things
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3:17
 
We All Have Dreams
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3:53
 
Nobody Like You
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2:55
 
Don't Mind
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2:54
 
Every Color
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3:54
 
Get Together
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2:24
 
What a World
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3:59
 
La La La (Everything's Okay)
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3:03
 
Free
12
3:42
 
We Are Here for Now
13
3:15
 
Fade Away
14
3:16
 

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