STYLE: Dance/Electronic RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 162058-24039 LABEL: Integrity 0000768678923 FORMAT: CD EP ITEMS: 1 RELEASE DATE: 2016-07-22 RRP: £7.99
Reviewed by Stephen Luff
Following on from similar releases such as 'Soul Survivor Worship Remix' from 2011, 'Love Takes Over: The Remixes' takes songs from 2015's 'Love Takes Over' album and presents them very differently with the presumed aim of attracting a new audience. Does it work? In part yes, the songs now only recognizable by the vocals, would sit on youth radio easily. Certainly, songs such as "The Way" and "Burn Bright" retain their beauty and power, but I suspect the appeal will be limited and the original album will be returned to once the novelty has worn off.
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Soul Survivor are set to release an EP of remixes from last year’s hit album Love Takes Over in time for this year’s festivals. The EP contains 5 cutting edge remixes that will inevitably become the soundtrack to the summer for the tens of thousands of young people who head to Soul Survivor each year and would just as easily fit on the Radio 1 playlist.
The EP contains remixes from top producers Willie Weeks, Dan Weeks, This and Eikon.
1. Dynamite Willie Weeks Remix
2. Love Takes Over Eikon Remix
3. Burn Bright This Remix
4. Take My Heart Goldtop Remix
5. The Way Eikon Remix