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Diamonds Are Forever - Remixes

CD (Item 639138) EMI (France), 1960s/2000 — Condition: Used
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Pretty darn wonderful! We've always dug the 60s work of Shirley Bassey – and we can remember how her brassy vocals first thrilled us when we were kids sitting up to watch Goldfinger on the late show – but now the great one's majestic voice has been wonderfully remixed in a tasty batch of tracks designed to take Shirley into the next century! The set's way way better than we expected – and instead of just cutting Shirley's original tracks to bits, the remixers have been very sensitive to the original groove, adding in funky beats at just the right parts, and giving the tunes lovely flourishes like extra keyboards, funky sample riffs, and some nicely compressed instrumentation. Sure to please both fans of Shirley's classic work and lovers of recent loungecore remix projects – and solid all the way through. "Light My Fire" is remixed by Kenny Dope, "Where Do I Begin" remixed by Team, "Goldfinger" remixed by Propellerheads, "Easy Thing To Do" remixed by Nightmares On Wax, "Diamonds Are Forever" remixed by Mantronix, "Spinning Wheel" remixed by DJ Spinna, and "If You Go Away" remixed by DJ Skymoo. A wonderful way to get Shirley's old catalog going again!  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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