Any examples where a remix is better than the original single mix/radio edit

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Any examples where a remix is better than the original single mix/radio edit

Postby GoogaMooga » 13 Feb 2021, 16:32

Remixes that are better than the original single mixes/radio edits, any examples? The beauty of collecting CD singles/EP's is the sometimes superior remix, even more than an obscure B-side. I have a few examples of such CD singles, and I am not parting with them, as I'd lose the extras or exclusives. One beef is there are too many remixes - was it eight different ones on the EBTG single, "Missing"?

offhand, some examples of a superior remix would be:
Yoko Ono - "Walking on Thin Ice" (Pet Shop Boys remix)

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Goodfellaz - "Sugar Honey Ice Tea" (NY Hip Hop Remix)

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Beck - Devil's Haircut CD2 - "Dark and Lovely" [Remix by Dust Brothers]

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Gabrielle - "Forget About the World" (Trevor Horn Remix)

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Re: Any examples where a remix is better than the original single mix/radio edit

Postby Positive Passion » 13 Feb 2021, 18:00

The obvious example is Brimful of Asha. The original track is pretty good, but it is the remix that turned it into a classic and went to number 1.

Meanwhile there is a remix of Never Ever by All Saints which in my view is a thousand times better than the main mix

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Re: Any examples where a remix is better than the original single mix/radio edit

Postby GoogaMooga » 13 Feb 2021, 20:18

Brimful of Asha is a perfect example!
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Re: Any examples where a remix is better than the original single mix/radio edit

Postby never/ever » 13 Feb 2021, 21:14

Come Together- Primal Scream.
Weatherall bringing out that brass part especially.
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Re: Any examples where a remix is better than the original single mix/radio edit

Postby Hugh » 14 Feb 2021, 00:05

Does a contemporaneous 12” mix count.

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