Swedish House Mafia performed the closing set at Ultra Miami 2023 last night, but many fans were left disappointed and underwhelmed by the performance. The trio received criticism from their fans for their setlist, which included predominantly tech house and remixes, and for not playing some of the most popular hits in their original form.
Fans’ Reactions to Swedish House Mafia’s Set
Many fans took to social media to express their disappointment with the Swedish House Mafia’s set. Some fans commented that the trio’s new style just wasn’t suitable for a closing set at Ultra Miami’s mainstage, while others complained about the lack of energy and poor visuals. Additionally, the pyrotechnics were reportedly malfunctioning, and the set started 15 minutes late, causing Swedish House Mafia to rush the end of their performance.
Swedish House Mafia’s Tracklist and Songs
Swedish House Mafia’s setlist included a mix of their own songs and remixes, as well as tracks from other artists. The opening song was “Turn On The Lights Again” by Fred again.. and Swedish House Mafia featuring Future, followed by “U Ok?” by Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, and PARISI. The set also included a Swedish House Mafia 2022 Rework of “Miami 2 Ibiza” featuring Tinie Tempah and “Can U Feel It,” which they played twice. They also played “Redlight” featuring Sting, “Frankenstein” featuring A$AP Rocky, and “Don’t You Worry Child,” which was played as a Swedish House Mafia 2023 Rework. The setlist also included tracks by Four Tet, Skrillex, Lil Baby, and Knife Party, as well as a mashup of “Leave The World Behind” by Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Angello, and Laidback Luke featuring Deborah Cox.
Swedish House Mafia’s closing set at Ultra Miami 2023 was not well received by many of their fans. Despite the criticism, the trio delivered a set that was a mix of their own tracks and remixes, along with tracks from other artists. The controversy surrounding their performance has sparked a debate about the changing tastes in electronic dance music and the expectations of festival-goers.
It’s important to remember that artists have their own creative vision and may choose to perform a certain style or genre of music that may not always align with the expectations of their fans.