Collectors Gatefold Doublepack LP Vinyl Version – Part Two
As with previous volumes, Lee has put his own inimitable spin on more than a dozen seminal records, with The Fatback Band, Patti LaBelle, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Odyssey and many more vying for attention across a stunning three part gatefold double vinyl, double CD and digital release.
As you’d expect from an artist of Lee’s calibre, he’s taken the task extremely seriously. “Some songs I’ve wanted to get access to the multi for ages turn out to be far less straight forward than I imagined. You know it’s a great track, but unlocking the key to doing a worthwhile new version doesn’t always come easy. To make more of a feature of one element sometimes means there has to be less of something else. There are many decisions to be made, lived with, revised, maybe reversed until finally your gut tells you it’s about right.”
There are very few producers with either the confident or ability to take on records of this heritage, but Dave Lee has once again proved that when it comes to sensitive re-workings of disco staples, he’s in a league of his own.
Released back in 2016, Remixed With Love Volume 2 included exclusive reworks of classic soul and disco records all from the original master tapes, with the collection going on to be Traxsource’s best-selling of 2016, reaching top 30 on iTunes album chart, and also being named DJ Mag’s compilation of the year.
All the remixes here are 100% new and exclusive to the compilation, making Remixed With Love Volume 3 an essential purchase for any serious disco devotee.
“Judging from comments and suggestions I get from people online thankfully there is still a large appetite for re-workings of 70/80s material, something you can’t bank on when you embark on the project. I hope you enjoy the music.
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|01.||Michael Wycoff – Looking Up To You (Joey Negro Super Sweet Mix)||Listen|
|02.||Earth, Wind & Fire – Can't Let Go (Joey Negro Elevated Mix) B1 Booker T. - Don't Stop Your Love (Joey Negro Paradise Mix)||Listen|
|01.||L.T.D. - Love To The World (Joey Negro Mizell Magic Mix)||Listen|
|01.||Mtume – So You Wanna Be A Star (Joey Negro Disco Re-Blend)||Listen|
|02.||Brenda Russell - Way Back When (Joey Negro Extended Disco Mix)||Listen|
|01.||Eddie Kendricks - Going Up In Smoke (Joey Negro Big Smoke Mix)||Listen|