"Faded" is a popular electronic dance song by Alan Walker, written and produced by the Norwegian DJ and music producer himself. Released in December 2015, the song was a commercial success and reached the top charts in multiple countries. The track features a melodic blend of tropical house and EDM elements, accompanied by introspective and melancholic lyrics. Notably, it originally debuted in the key of D# minor. Alan Walker gained significant recognition and a large fan base following the release of "Faded," which remains one of his most well-known compositions to date.