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The Knocks (whose work we have covered before on numerous occasions) have a new single out shortly and where some acts might whack out just any old #contentbollocks in an attempt to drum up interest these two have — we believe quite intentionally — invented a mixtape so incredible that you will struggle to believe what is going into your ears.
Take a look at this tracklisting.
- Jackson 5 — I Want You Back (Z‑Trip remix)
- The Bee Gees — Stayin' Alive (The Teddybears remix)
- Stevie Wonder — Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
- Simon & Garfunkel — Cecilia
- White Town — Your Woman
- Talking Heads — Burning Down The House
- EMF — Unbelievable
- Fatboy Slim — Praise You
- Justin Timberlake — Senorita
- Chic — I Want Your Love (Todd Terje edit)
- Shannon — Let The Music Play
- Khia — My Neck, My Back (Lick It)
- Madonna — Into The Groove
- New Order — Bizarre Love Triangle
- KC & The Sunshine Band — That's The Way I Like It
- Daft Punk — Da Funk
- Ohio Players — Rollercoaster
- Slave — Just A Touch Of Love
- Talking Heads — Once in A Lifetime
- Soul II Soul — Back To Life
- Morrissey — The Last of The International Playboys
- Pet Shop Boys — West End Girls
- Paul Simon — You Can Call Me Al (Flight Facilities edit)
- Salt 'n' Pepa — Push It
- Bruce Springsteen — I'm On Fire (Cousin Cole edit)
- The Clash — Rock The Casbah (B‑Roc/Funkagenda refix)
- Junior Senior — Move Your Feet
- Fleetwood Mac — Dreams (Gigamesh remix)
- The Smiths — This Charming Man (Luis Leon bootleg)
- The Knocks feat Powers — Classic
And take a listen to this.
Now that's how you do a mixtape.
There's some explanatory blurb they've put on SoundCloud which we have copied and will now paste: "Everyone has their own definition of the word 'classic' and their own opinions on what a 'classic' song is. This is a collection of songs from a range of different time periods and genres that we consider classic in our eyes. Some original versions, some edits or remixes but still classic song writing in our opinion. We hope you enjoy our walk down memory lane."
Their single is called 'Classic' you see. It's good. It's right at the end of the above mixtape, but it's also right at the end of this blog entry.