Songs to the Siren

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Ride on Time

Black Box

1989 (Single), 1990 (LP)

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Another sample-heavy song, this time taking vocals from an a cappella mix of Loleatta Holloway’s 1980 single Love Senstation. Along with an Italian House backing track, the result was a pop dance hit, which still sounds great to me, thirty years on.

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Something Good ’08

Utah Saints

1992 (single), 1993 (LP), 2008 (remix)

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This record takes a sample from Kate Bush’s single Cloudbusting, and builds a new song around it - though my preferred version is the 2008 remix that replaces Bush’s vocal with a re-recorded part.

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