Remixing an oldie

I heard the strangest sounding tune on radio today. It was an offbeat version of an old song that was sung so offbeatedly that I couldn’t put my finger to it, even though I was singing along as my subconscious knew the lyrics. It’s almost like trying to think of one song when another song is playing. After that, I tried humming the tune to Soundhound to figure out the title but I must have been humming as tunelessly as the remix on radio. A quick google of one or two phrases turned up Womack & Womack. But then I realised it was the Elton John version that I remembered so well.

Womack & Womack (1988)

Elton John & KD Lang (1993)

Love Station (1998)

The XX

I love The XX but there are some songs they shouldn’t touch.


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