Klaas (DJ)

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Klaas
Birth nameKlaas Gerling
Also known asKlaas
Born (1981-01-03) January 3, 1981 (age 38)
Cologne, Germany
GenresHouse, electro house
Occupation(s)DJ, producer, remixer
Years active2003–present
Labels
  • Universal[1]
  • Scream & shout
Websitewww.klaas-music.de

Klaas Gerling (born January 3, 1981), simply known as Klaas, is a German DJ and producer from Cologne, Germany.[2] Klaas worked under the label Scream & Shout. He has remixed songs for Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike (2016), DJ Antoine, Stromae, Armand Van Helden and Eric Morillo. He is best known for his remix of "Infinity" by Guru Josh, which peaked 1st on the Belgian chart and 2nd on the Dutch chart in 2008. Producing Infinity 2008 (Klaas Vocal Edit) resulted in Gold, Silver, Platinum records in many countries and over 100 million views on the official YouTube video. His own release "Our Own Way" reached in 2009 the top 10 in France. Since 2016 Klaas is collaborating with Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike to produce remakes of past club hits such as "Ocarina", "Cafe Del Mar" and "Universal Nation". Ten years after his worldhit remix of Infinity 2008 his remake "Sean Finn X Guru Josh - Infinity 2018 (Klaas Remix)" reached high positions in the itunes charts of 5 countries (#9 in Germany). One of his latest single „OK Without You“ surpassed 12 million total streams on Youtube in less than 4 months; streamed on Youlovedance.tv/Planet Punk Music. “Close To You” had officially 6 M hits, and from his humble breakout, Klaas has since amassed more than 1.5 M monthly listeners on Spotify.

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Discography[edit]

Charted singles[edit]

Title Peak chart positions
GER AUT BEL EUR FRA FRA
Club
SWI UK
"Infinity 2008" 1 1 1 1 1 3
"What Is Love 2K9"[5] 60 37 41 3 5 2 49
"Our Own Way" 17 9
[6]
1
"Downtown" 4 18
"Freak" 14
"Café Del Mar 2016" (Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Klaas Edit)
(by MAATN & Futuristic Polar Bears)[7]
22 87
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other singles[edit]

2006

  • Whipe Your Ass
  • Get Twisted
  • Confession

2007

  • The Way

2008

  • Sexy Girl
  • How Does It Feel
  • Make You Feel
  • Feel the Love

2009

  • What Is Love (with Haddaway)
  • Our Own Way
  • Better Days

2010

  • Downtown
  • It's My Day
  • Freak (with Bodybangers)

2011

  • I'm Free
  • I Like (with Bodybangers)
  • Changes

2012

  • Do What You Do
  • Grape
  • Engelstrommeln
  • Wild Beast
  • Andromeda
  • Pulsar
  • Proton
  • Hold This Moment

2013

  • We Are Free
  • Hurt Will End
  • Flight To Paris (featuring Kim Petras)
  • Storm
  • Heartbeat (featuring Kim Petras)

2014

  • Party Like We're Animals
  • Calavera
  • Ready
  • Here We Go

2015

  • Go For It
  • Why
  • Resurrection
  • Gallery (We Are One)

2016

  • Far Away (featuring Jelle Van Dael of Lasgo)
  • Where You At
  • Feel (feat. Steve Noble)
  • Hungover By A Dream (feat. Lorela)

2017

  • Riot
  • Don't Talk
  • Together
  • Cintura

2018

  • Close To You
  • Love Your Life
  • Big Words
  • Get Down
  • Ok Without You

2019

  • Figure Out
  • Klaas & Londonbeat - I've Been Thinking About You
  • Don't Wanna Grow Up

Remixes[edit]

  • Sean Finn X Guru Josh - Infinity 2018 (Klaas Remix) 2018
  • No More Tears (Klaas Remix) 2018
  • DJane Housekat - The One (Klaas Remix) 2017
  • Sweet Dreams (Klaas Remix) 2017
  • Dimitri Vegas, Mattn, Klaas, Futuristic Polar Bears - Universal Nation 2017
  • Mazza feat. Tenashar – Found Love (Klaas Remix) 2017
  • Martin Van Lectro – Never Know (Klaas Remix) 2016
  • Newclaess – Feel Alive (Klaas Remix) 2016
  • Mattn & Futuristic Polarbears – Cafe Del Mar 2016 (Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike vs Klaas Remix) 2016
  • Mazza feat. Ariel Morer – Lift Me Up (Klaas Mix) 2016
  • Silver Surfer (Klaas Remix) 2016
  • Ocarina (Klaas & Mazza Remix) 2015
  • Sean Finn – Explode (Klaas Mix Edit) 2015
  • Mazza – Summer (Klaas Dub Mix) 2014
  • Rene Rodrigezz & Dipl.Inch – Only One (Klaas Mix) 2013
  • DJ Antoine – To the People (Klaas Remix) 2013
  • R.I.O. – Ready or Not (Klaas Remix) 2013
  • Alesha Dixon - Radio (Klaas Remix Feat. Wiley)
  • Klaas & Bodybangers - I Like
  • Lou Bega - This is Ska (Klaas Remix)
  • Klaas & Bodybangers - Freak (Klaas Remix)
  • Jessy Matador - Bomba (Klaas Mix)
  • Jessy Matador - Bomba (Klaas Club Mix)
  • Example - Kickstarts (Klaas Mix)
  • Stromae - House'llelujah (Klaas Remix)
  • Menyo - Follow Your Heart (Klaas remix)
  • Jasper Forks - River Flows In You (Klaas Radio Mix)
  • Safri Duo - Helele (Klaas Mix)
  • Culcha Candela – Somma im Kiez (Klaas Remix)
  • Real2Real – I Like To Move it (Klaas Remix)
  • Greg Cerrone – Invincible (Klaas Remix)
  • Attack Attack – Set The Sun (Klaas Remix)
  • Michael Mind – Ride Like The Wind (Klaas Remix)
  • Global Deejays – Everybody's Free (Klaas Remix)
  • Antoine Clamaran & Mario Ochoa – Give Some Love (Klaas Remix)
  • Micha Moor – Space (Klaas Club Mix)
  • Micha Moor – Space (Klaas Bigrooom Mix)
  • Eddie Thoneick – Together As One (Klaas Remix)
  • Patrick Bryce – Papercut (Klaas & Micha moor Remix)
  • Chrissi D! – Don't you feel (Klaas Remix)
  • DJ Aston Martinez – You Wanna (Klaas Remix)
  • Erik Decks – Wild Obsession Theme (Klaas Remix)
  • DJ Shumilin - Roller Head (Klaas Remix)
  • No Angels – Goodbye To Yesterday (Klaas Remix)
  • DJ Antoine – This Time (Klaas Remix)
  • Greg Cerrone – Pilling Me (Klaas Remix)
  • John Morley – Naughty (Klaas Remix)
  • I'm A Finn Vs Klaas – I Love You (Klaas Remix)
  • The Freelance Hellraiser – Weightlessness (Klaas Remix)
  • Lissat & Voltaxx – Young and beautiful (Klaas & Micha Moor Remix)
  • Spinning Elements – Freak (Klaas Remix)
  • Dr. Kucho & Gregor Salto – Can't Stop Playing
  • Fragma – Memory (Klaas Remix)
  • Danny S – Keep Me Hanging On (Klaas Remix)
  • Jean Elan – Where's Your Head At (Klaas Remix)
  • Guru Josh ProjectInfinity 2008 (Klaas Remix)
  • Gala - Freed From Desire 2011 (Klaas Club Mix)
  • Mylène Farmer - Oui Mais... Non (Klaas Remix)

References[edit]

  1. ^ KG, Gießener Anzeiger Verlags GmbH & Co. "Kölner DJ Klaas dreht in US-Depot". Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  2. ^ "Klaas feat. Jelle van Dael: Far Away". bigFM (in German). 2016-02-11. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  3. ^ MVDB (2015-12-29). "Danceproducer Guru Josh ('Infinity') overleden". HLN. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  4. ^ "Morto il dj Guru Josh, autore del grande successo house 'Infinity'". Music Fanpage. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
  5. ^ "What Is Love 2k9". Lescharts.
  6. ^ "Klaas Our Own Way". Lescharts.
  7. ^ "Cafe Del Mar 2016". Lescharts.