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Amene
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Superfriends
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This week's ENT is for a track that’s been building steadily over the last five or six weeks, a track that’s really earned the right to the moniker, even if it wasn’t released this week. It’s a tune called Amene and it has firmly established itself as one of the Ibiza closing party anthems on the underground circuit this year. It comes from the excellent andhim, released on their own Superfriends label, get your head bobbing to this. 
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 33:50 mins here.
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Label: Superfriends
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Radio: Neil Bainbridge, Neighbourhood PR/Exclusive Promo
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13 Oct 2017
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