Consider this your first introduction to a collaborative album that will surely crop up a few more times: Verve Remixed – The First Ladies. Released by the Verve Music Group this coming July, the album features remixes from the likes of RAC, Pretty Lights, Flume, Kaskade, C2C, and of course Toro Y Moi.
If you hadn’t gathered, the remixes center around some of the great female vocalists of all time, including Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, Marlena Shaw and many more. Oh, and of course, Billie Holiday.
Toro Y Moi’s remix takes the 1920s/1940s classic “My Man” and turns it completely on its head. Gone are the classic jazz piano elements, and in their place a modern electronic twist a la Rudimental or Disclosure.
Net result? Amazingness. Pretty much can’t wait for Toro Y Moi’s new album.