Step back into the ’90s, and prepare to be swept away by the iconic sounds of Erasure, the electrifying duo that defined a generation’s dance scene. Welcome to Volume 2 of our Erasure DIVA Dance Legacy Tribute, a musical journey where synthpop meets soaring vocals in a mesmerizing combination. This volume focuses on the group’s ’90s era, a pivotal time that saw them navigating new technological advancements while delivering infectious melodies that were impossible to ignore.
Let’s kick things off with the invigorating remake of the Blondie classic “Rapture.” This remix amplifies the original Erasure essence, breathing new life into a classic. Matt Darey ingeniously twists the knobs, adding percussive elements and building up the atmospheric layers to create a soundscape that grabs you from the very first beat.
Now, let’s talk about freedom—the Erasure style, of course. “Freedom” is a euphoric rollercoaster that invites you to embrace liberation on your own terms. Mark Picchiotti strums the guitar strings just enough to add a dash of rock flair to Erasure’s synth-soaked terrain, making for a sublime auditory experience.
While we’re on the subject of transcendent experiences, “In My Arms” takes emotional resonance to new heights. With its haunting lyrics and Dekkard’s skillful vocal treatment, this remix underscores the poignant elements that Erasure is known for. It’s a love anthem that will have you floating on air, reminiscing about those unforgettable moments wrapped in the arms of someone special.
But let’s not overlook the gripping remake of the Peter Gabriel classic “Solsbury Hill.” In this rendition, Manhattan Clique serves a magnetic remix, complete with pulsating beats and synthetic waves that elevate Erasure’s original masterpiece. It’s a track that evokes the spirit of ’90s dance floors, while also feeling at home in any contemporary playlist.
What makes Erasure particularly compelling is their knack for balance. They’ve managed to walk the line between keeping true to their roots and embracing the continual evolution of electronic music. Andy Bell’s mesmerizing vocals mesh perfectly with Vince Clarke’s expert instrumentation, a blend that has kept us dancing for decades.
Whether you’re a lifelong Erasure fan or a newcomer intrigued by their timeless beats, this DIVA Dance Legacy Tribute is an immersive experience. It’s a tribute not just to the duo’s musical genius but also to the DJs and artists who have reshaped and remixed their works for a new generation of dance aficionados. From Matt Darey to Mark Picchiotti, Dekkard to Manhattan Clique, these remixes offer a fresh perspective on an already stellar musical portfolio.
So if you’re looking to revisit the ’90s with an electrifying Erasure-centric experience, look no further. The legacy of Erasure is one that can’t be ignored, capturing hearts and invigorating dance floors since their inception. Until the next time…ENJOY!
Album : Erasure | The DIVA Tribute pt. 2
Genre : Dance
Year : 2017
Total Time : 2:04:30.00
- Rapture (Matt Darey Mix)
- Freedom (Mark Picchiotti Guitar Vocal Mix)
- Sacred (Chris Cox Club Mix)
- Fingers and Thumbs (Cold Summer’s Day) (Sound Factory Remix)
- Elevation (BT Remix)
- Moon & The Sky (JC’s Heaven Scent Radio Re-Work)
- Sunday Girl (Riffs & Rays Club Edit)
- I Could Fall In Love With You (Monteverde Vocal Extended Mix)
- A Whole Lotta Love Run Riot (Wayne G & Andy Allder Atlantis Anthem)
- Reason (JRMX Remix)
- In My Arms (Dekkard Vocal Mix)
- Don’t Say Your Love Is Killing Me (RH Factor Vocal Club Mix)
- Solsbury Hill (Manhattan Clique Extended Remix)
- Oh L’Amour (Almighty Essential Mix)
- Be With You (Moto Blanco Club Mix)
- Chains Of Love (Wayne G & Porl Young Mix)
- A Little Respect (Wayne G & Andy Allder Hurdy Gurdy Club Mix)
- Gaudete (Dave Aude Extended Club Mix)
- Sometimes (Love To Infinity Club Mix)
- Victim Of Love (Vixen Vitesse Mix)