Electric Six - the group that brought us Gay Bar comes out with their new single, Dance Commander with 2 remixes from Soulchild and mainstream dance's man of the moment, Benny Benassi.
Side A. Benny Benassi Satisfaction Remix
Benny Benassi takes the bassline effect from his smash single Satisfaction and ports it over to Dance Commander. The sound is getting quite weary to keep hearing over and over again but I suppose if you've got a winner, it's best to strike when the iron is hot right? Benassi turns Dance Commander into a stomping German techno styled tune with a trancey synth melody on top adding a few breakbeats into the mix.
Side B. Soulchild Extended Mix
Soulchild's mix is less aggressive than Bennassi's version, on a slightly funkier tip, keeping the synth melody and turning the volume down - Soulchild even add in a little guitar and funky bass to give it a funky 70's disco feel. This remix has mainstream airplay tagged all over it
Dance Commander is a song full of innuendo, which is typical of Electric Six and the dance remixes offer audiences a taste of Electric Six for the dancefloor. Falls a little too much on the cheesy side for my ears though.
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