ICMP alumna Sophie Elton, a.k.a Dakota, has been having continuing success with her single ‘Fast Car’, a collaboration with London producer Jonas Blue. The reworking of Tracy Chapman’s 1988 original has reached number 2 in the Official UK Singles Chart, as well as making it to number 1 on Capital FM’s Big Top 40.
The song has also been finding success worldwide. After hitting number 1 in Australia and knocking Justin Bieber and Adele off the top spot, the single has been reaching charts all over the world, garnering additional number 1 spots in New Zealand and Sweden, and making the top 10 in the Netherlands, and the top 20 in Germany.
The record has also been dominating the Download Charts, hitting number 1 on iTunes in the UK, Germany, and Australia.
Dakota studied on our BMus Popular Music Performance degree, click here to find out more.