Monday, April 25, 2016

The transition of remixes and covers: Under your Spell

Discovering how different musicians and remix artists reinterpret a song can be an interesting journey to take. Case in point - 'Under Your Spell' by the 80's-esk group DESIRE. This track was released in 2009, and appeared in the 2011 film DRIVE.

A common complaint was the 80's 'Breakfast Club'-esk talking interlude in the middle of the original song:

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Other artists have reinterpreted the song further, while incorporating improvements to it's structure like the clean edit:

Other versions, perhaps released as B-Sides provide an acoustic/synth only track:

Among the most distant renditions is a looped vaporwave version, highlighting the core aspects of the song:

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