David Lee Roth Teams With Armin van Buuren For ‘Jump’ At Ultra Music Festival

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Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren helped close out the Ultra Music Festival on Sunday night, where he welcomed David Lee Roth for a live remix of the Van Halen classic “Jump.” The EDM-focused event took place in Miami at Miami Marine Stadium.

Roth appeared more as hype man during his time on stage as van Buuren played his version of the #1 hit from the rock band’s sixth studio album 1984. The pair spoke with Rolling Stone about how the unlikely collaboration came about with music magazine showing the following:

The remix came together when a friend of van Buuren’s offered to send him the song’s recording stems. “I’m like, ‘Yeah, hell yeah,’” the producer says. “I knew the song already as a kid. I think I was 6 years old when the track was a Number One hit everywhere. I was just eager to have the stems, because I always thought, ‘What if you could have the energy of that song from 1982 and transfer it to 2019?’” He sent it to Roth a few weeks ago, and the singer loved it.

Watch Roth and Van Buuren’s live remix of “Jump” below:

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