October 21, 2009

Isaac said he kissed you beneath the apple tree (oh!)

Jackson5_knocks_remix

Dig this terrific remix of the Jackson Five classic “The Love You Save” (that sage 1970 warning against booty calls?) from NYC’s Lower East Side duo The Knocks, who have also given their fresh treatment to The Killers, Peter Bjorn & John, and Passion Pit.

I always find the Jacksons eminently remixable (DJ Z-Trip did my favorite ever, but this is also close). Their songs were so laden with strong foundational elements that can be teased out to the front in myriad different ways. Enjoy this for your Hump Day. Holy heck.

The Love You Save (The Knocks remix) – Jackson Five



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  • GREAT remix! And agreed on the Z-Trip as well.

    Jon — October 21, 2009 @ 4:33 pm

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