Clean Bandit — Rather Be (The Magician Remix)
Brace yourselves, he’s back. After amassing a devoted following for nearly forty editions of the phenomenal Magic Tape series, releasing the hypnotic When The Night Is Over EP, and globetrotting for a continuous string of shows — it’s astounding that Belgian powerhouse and former Aeroplane member The Magician has any time for knocking out remixes. This time the production wizard elevates Clean Bandit’s already pristine track Rather Be, named Zane Lowe's Hottest Record in December 2013, to new club-ready heights, but strays from totally scrapping its original elements as melodic piano keys wash over thumping kicks to get your body grooving. The Magician's knack for crafting strangely beautiful dance music arrives in full force here, and between guest vocalist Jess Glynne's soothing hums and a driving bassline, we're left in a flux of universal love and pure satisfaction. Stream both the remix and original below, and don't miss pre-ordering the full EP, out January 20th, on iTunes now.
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