Exclusive Goldfrapp remix – Drew (clockwork mix)

Drew by Goldfrapp (Clockwork remix by The Devious Corporation

For weeks I’ve been scratching my head, trying to remix Drew from Goldfrapp’s Tales of Us album. The roots of the song are John Barry and Scott Walker, with a dash of Ennio Morricone and all rendered by a large orchestra. How do you compete with that? The simple answer is you don’t. Some songs just can’t be cajoled onto the dancefloor, and remixes are as much about reinterpretation as tapping feet. Whispers and grandfather clocks feature in my version which lurks in the shadows of a deserted ballroom, echoing with the memories of past dramas. I tried to use just the vocal from the original, and built my own sound using shivering strings, oboes and a church organ. There’s even a choir in there somewhere…

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5 thoughts on “Exclusive Goldfrapp remix – Drew (clockwork mix)

  1. its beautiful

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  3. karengadient

    Brilliant.

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