The first single from the EP, When We Touch,
premiered on prominent Irish blog Nialler9
to an immediate warm reception, earning more than 900,000 streams and a placement in Spotify’s Retrowave/Outrun
editorial playlist (currently boasting over 850k followers). His 2015 Hotline Miami Theme
is featured in the same playlist, and when the track landed a sync in the hit video game Hotline Miami 2
, it helped to garner an international following for Benny Smiles and over 5 million streams of his music.