Maybe part of being an old dog is that you start liking the originals. I love a good remix. Probably more than the average person. I’m often the guy who shows someone a remix of a remix. But I do think that at a certain point it has to stop.
I’m not harping on the ‘modern state of music’ or pushing some agenda about ‘the good old days.’ I just think it’s important to keep in mind when you hear someone like Mr. Little Jeans.
Rescue Song (RAC Remix) was the first time I heard her holistic sound. And man, is she a force to be reckoned with. Her range is incredible. Take a listen below to hear the dark melancholy of The Suburbs and the sweet ecstasy of Oh Sailor.
*R.I.P. Nana. She was sharp as a tack and a true artist. Here’s to the originals.