DR PACKER

DIFFERENT STROKES

Glitterbox

GLITS006

DR PACKER

DIFFERENT STROKES

Glitterbox

GLITS006

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ARTIST
DR PACKER
TITLE
DIFFERENT STROKES
LABEL
Glitterbox
CAT NO.
GLITS006
FORMAT
12"
RELEASE DATE
  • 03/04/2020 [REPRESS]
  • 21/08/2020 [REPRESS]
TERRITORY
WORLDWIDE
GENRE
Deep House Disco Nu Disco
FEATURING
ATFC Dr Packer LaTrece Lisa Millett Navasha Daya Shuya Okino Soul Rebels
ASSETS

TRACK LISTING

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  1. A1. LaTrece ‘I Want To Thank You’ (Dr Packer Edit)
  2. A2.Shuya Okino featuring Navasha Daya ‘Still In Love’ (Dr Packer Remix)
  3. AA1. ATFC featuring Lisa Millett ‘Bad Habit’ (Dr Packer Remix)
  4. AA2. Soul Rebels featuring Lisa Millett ‘I’ll Be Good’ (Dr Packer Remix)

SALES NOTES

Ahead of a full-length album coming on Glitterbox Recordings, the king of disco re-edits Dr Packer presents four of his versions of soulful dancefloor favourites old and new, giving a flavour of what’s to come from the LP. ‘Different Strokes’ kicks off with a re-rub of the MK-produced LaTrece ‘I Want To Thank You’, itself a house cover of Alicia Myer’s soul classic from 1981. Dr Packer pulls back on the tempo, making way for keyboards that echo the vocal melody and enhanced percussion. Next, he remixes ‘Still In Love’ by Shuya Okino, a contemporary nu-disco classic with gorgeous string instrumentation and a tight guitar riff. In true Dr Packer style, his version has plenty of extra funk, fleshing out the bassline to suit a dynamic disco set. A remix of ATFC’s ‘Bad Habit’ is next, again given the effortlessly laidback, groove-laden Dr Packer treatment. Finally it’s Soul Rebel’s ‘I’ll Be Good’, a vocal house classic from the mid-noughties, reinterpreted masterfully for today’s Glitterbox dancefloor.

Published: 15th June 2017

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