The League of Legends European Championship (LEC) has launched an emo rock ballad known as ‘Heartbreaker’ to have a good time the published’s return tomorrow (January 21) – watch it beneath.
Like the published’s 2021 track ‘Reckless With My Heart‘, ‘Heartbreaker”s lyrics revolve around League of Legends pro player Carl Martin Erik ‘Rekkles‘ Larson. The upcoming LEC split will see Rekkles not only return to his long-time team Fnatic after several years away, but also return to the LEC after spending a year playing in France’s nationwide league.
‘Heartbreaker’ is advised from the angle of a Fnatic fan who has continued to help Rekkles regardless of stints the place he has left to play for different groups.
The emo observe’s music video was filmed in Brandenburg, Germany, and stars LEC casters Daniel Drakos, Andy ‘Vedius’ Day, and Christy ‘Ender’ Frierson; together with a cameo from Rekkles. Watch it beneath:
Back in 2021, EpicGames News spoke to Drakos concerning the LEC workforce’s musical ventures and why it had clicked with the championship’s viewers.
“Music enhances experiences – or can in itself be an experience – whether that’s your favourite player leaving a team and having an anthem as we did with ‘Reckless With My Heart’ or you know, something that goes behind your favourite moments in history,” shared Drakos. “We are just creatives who are good at writing lyrics and are giant nerds. And that’s our skill set. We’re very lucky that the LEC supported us and built the rest around us.”
Beyond the LEC, Riot Games has collaborated with plenty of main artists to create music for the League of Legends universe. While Lil Nas X‘s ‘Star Walkin” was the most recent, different artists to dabble on the planet of League have included Sting, Imagine Dragons, and Chrissy Costanza.
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