The Rolling Stones receive blues house remix from Alok

The Rolling Stones receive blues house remix from AlokAlok Credit Brian Baldrati E1590254550184

This year, The Rolling Stones released their first original track in eight years, “Living in a Ghost Town.” That’s right—one of the flag-bearers of the British Invasion in the ’60s released a new song in 2020, marking nearly a 60-year career in the music business.

The rock icons teamed up with Brazilian DJ Alok to transform the smoky original into a blues house-pop heater. Utilizing a funky bassline to drive alongside the thumping kick, country western vocals dance with an accompanying guitar melody and fall into a bluesy house follow-up chorus lead by the Mick Jagger’s trusty harmonica that preserves the original bridge.

This year, Alok also remixed Dual Lipa‘s chart-topping “Physical” from her Future Nostalgia album, and his most recent single is a cover of the French house duo, Modjo, and their worldwide sensation, “Lady (Hear Me Tonight),” featuring THRDL!FE.

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