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artist:NINA SIMONE
title:

REMIXES (FRANCOIS K./TONY HUMPHRIES/COLDCUT REMIXES)

label:SOUTH STREET (UK)

1,740ĪŖ


A Here Comes The Sun (Francois K Remix)
B1 Turn Me On (Tony Humphries Gt You Turned On Dub)
B2 Save Me (Coldcut Remix)

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Three incredible reimaginations of Nina Simone classics from Francois K, Tony Humphries and Coldcut each with their own unique touch and trademark style weaved within. Francois K kicks off with a sublime deep house rework of °∆Here Comes The Sun°«. Reminiscent of Larry Heard°«s output, Francois nods to Mr Fingers with a bassline that harks back to those early Chicago classics, coupled with deft mbira touches that create an other-worldy feel to the remix. Celestial waves and singing rides mix with a buzzing top line melody that lay the foundations for Simone°«s spiritual voice to hang in the air with a perpetual elegance and grace. A timeless slice of house music that earned Francois°« version a spot on one of Innervisions acclaimed °∆Secret Weapons°« compilations. Next up, Zanzibar royalty Tony Humphries lays out a bumping remix of °∆Turn Me On°« turning the bluesy soul leanings of the original on their head and flipping it into an uplifting summertime groover. Simone°«s words take on a different tone with this revitalising rework backed by staccato guitars and chopped up vocal melodies that give a playful yet soulful character to this slab of sunshine. Rounding off the EP in classic Coldcut style, the duo meld °∆Save Me°« into a chopped, screwed and crunched remix. Lo-fi percussive elements and distorted textures blend with glitching samples and stuttering sequences that turn Simone into a tripped-out goddess. An atmospheric piece of electronica but with a harden edge purpose made for the dancefloor.

A Here Comes The Sun (Francois K Remix)


B1 Turn Me On (Tony Humphries Gt You Turned On Dub)


B2 Save Me (Coldcut Remix)
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