good morning! thankfully i'm feeling a lot better than yesterday - and this latest mashup selection from **DJ paul v.** has helped kick my ass into high gear this morning - it's a lovely blend of some nifty musical ingredients - please enjoy the track below - and let's all keep in mind tomorrow is friday - almost time for the weekend! popbytes over & out for now...xxoo!
† FROM DJ PAUL V.
This past Friday March 7th marked the 25th anniversary of the release of the biggest selling 12" single of all time: Blue Monday by New Order. Did you know it was inspired by both Sylvester and Donna Summer? It's been covered by Orgy & Nouvelle Vague, and M.I.A. & Rihanna both sample it on their latest records. It has inspired countless electronic bands and artists, and I bet you've probably danced to it 1000x or heard it as many - and I bet you still love all 7+ minutes of it. It's also been mashed countless times - most famously by Kylie Minogue - but this latest mix by DJ Copycat is truly extra special. It features Bronski Beat and a band called Superbass, all coalesced in a sublime and gorgeous blend.
† Listen to **DJ Copycat - A Smalltown Monday Solution** [.mp3 9.4mb] †
Enjoy! - DJ Paul V.
PS Here's New Order performing 'Blue Monday' live at the BBC studios in 1984 (Caution: white short-shorts alert...and a few mistakes!)
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