Motown Remixed (Bonus Track Version)
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||I Want You Back (Z-Trip Remix)||Jackson 5||4:35||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||I Heard It Through the Grapevine (The Randy Watson Experience Sympathy For the Grapes Mix)||Gladys Knight & The Pips||5:30||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Let's Get It On (Da Producers MPG Groove Mix)||Marvin Gaye||4:22||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) [DJ Smash Essential Funk Mix]||Stevie Wonder||4:21||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||ABC (Salaam Remi Krunk-A-Delic Party Mix)||Jackson 5||3:49||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||I Just Want to Celebrate (Mocean Worker Remix)||Rare Earth||4:59||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Papa Was a Rollin' Stone (DJ Jazzy Jeff and Pete Kuzma Solefull Mix)||The Temptations||8:48||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Quiet Storm (Groove Boutique Chill Jazz Mix featuring Guest Soloist Roy Ayers)||Smokey Robinson||5:37||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||My World Is Empty Without You (Tranzition Remix)||The Supremes||4:51||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) [Easy Mo Bee Remix]||The Temptations||4:37||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Smiling Faces Sometimes (Futureshock Main Ingredient Mix)||The Undisputed Truth||4:36||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||The Tears of a Clown (Hotsnax Remix)||Smokey Robinson & The Miracles||3:43||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Keep On Truckin' (DJ Spinna Remix)||Eddie Kendricks||4:31||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||War (King Britt Remix)||Edwin Starr||5:12||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Mary Jane (DJ Green Lantern Remix)||Rick James||4:27||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||What Becomes of the Brokenhearted (Mocean Worker Remix) [Bonus Track]||Jimmy Ruffin||5:06||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Reach Out, I'll Be There (Montez Payton & Taurus Braxton Remix) [Bonus Track]||Four Tops||3:35||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave (Noizetrip Mix) [Bonus Track]||Martha Reeves & The Vandellas||2:58||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing (The Rurals Cool Mix) [Bonus Track]||Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell||5:49||$1.29||View In iTunes|
I must be missing something...
Looking at the song list and the list of dj's and producers that are represented here, I was ready for something that was going to blow my mind. Listening to the Z-Trip remix of "I Want You Back," I thought maybe it would do just that. But most of these are misses rather than hits. Now, don't get me wrong. Some of these mixes are great. Mocean Worker's take on "I Just Want to Celebrate" is perfection. He RESPECTS the original song and simply embellishes what it already had going for it. Same with the brilliant mix of "My World Is Empty Without You," DJ Jazzy Jeff's mix of "Papa Was A Rolling Stone," and the almost Fela Kuti-like remix of "War." I almost get the feeling though, on tracks like "Signed Sealed Delivered" and the awful remix of "Mary Jane," that they were remixed at the hands of folks who had no love for the originals. I mean, it's pretty audacious (and perplexing) to take a Stevie Wonder joint and destroy the groove the way this cat does. And the stripped down take of Mary Jane? Does this cat not realize that Rick James was the Godfather of Excess? I mean, this song should make you feel like you're getting a contact high through your headphones; not, "I think I'll take a nap till it's over." And, while not horrible, the slow-jam version of "Let's Get It On" turns a slinky chunk of bedroom funk and turns it into something that sounds like a weak version of Next's "Too Close." I guess what I'm saying is, I'll take the original versions any day of the week.
TRack 1 (the z trip remix) is awesome. Its a great beat.
I was wondering one day what the old school songs would sound like mixed with the beats and creativity of today's modern DJs and this was a very great and amazing step toward the future of music.