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Marcus Van Wattum

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Marcus Van Wattum
Birth nameMarcus Christiaan Van Wattum
BornWoerden, The Netherlands
Occupation(s)
  • Record producer
  • songwriter
  • musician
Instruments
  • Keyboards
  • guitar
  • bass
Associated acts
  • David Guetta
  • Giorgio Tuinfort

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Marcus Van Wattum is a Dutch record producer, songwriter, and musician. He is known for writing and producing songs for David Guetta and Britney Spears among others.

Biography[edit]

Marcus Van Wattum grew up in Wilnis, The Netherlands. He learned to play guitar at an early age and also took piano lessons during high school. He enrolled in the Sound Education school of music, where he now teaches an annual music production masterclass. Discovered by Dutch music producer Pieter van Schooten, Van Wattum began his professional career composing and producing for established Dutch artists. He began working with DJ Nicky Romero in 2013, which kickstarted his international music career. During this time he met musician and record producer Giorgio Tuinfort, with whom he still collaborates actively to this day.[1] [2] Marcus has written and produced songs in a wide variety of genres, ranging from Dance with David Guetta, to Hip-Hop with G-Eazy and J-Pop with the Japanese band Sekai No Owari.

Awards[edit]

In 2017, Van Wattum won the Dutch BUMA Award International for his work on the David Guetta song "Bang My Head".[3] [4]

Selected discography[edit]

  • Bang My Head – David Guetta featuring Sia & Fetty Wap[5]
  • Pick Me Up – G-Eazy[6]
  • It Should Be Easy – Britney Spears featuring will.i.am[7]
  • Til It's Gone – Britney Spears[8]
  • Lighthouse – Nicky Romero[9]
  • Champagne – NERVO feat. Chief Keef[10]
  • Dragon Night – Sekai No Owari[11]

References[edit]

  1. "Sound Education". soundeducation.nl. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  2. "Bio". marcusvanwattum.com. Retrieved 2018-01-05.
  3. "BUMA Award". buma-awards.nl. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  4. https://www.bmg.com/bx/news/Buma-Awards-2017.html
  5. "Bang My Head". Allmusic. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
  6. "Pick Me Up". BumaStemra. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  7. "It Should Be Easy". Allmusic. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
  8. "Til It's Gone". Allmusic. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  9. "Lighthouse". Deezer. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  10. "Champagne". Musixmatch. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  11. "Dragon Night". BMI. Retrieved 2018-01-02.



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