Like other Bohemia tracks, there's a cinematic quality akin to Hybrid and a clubbier Zero 7; with stimulating, soaring strings, sunlit steel guitars and an emotive break down. It''s positive, effortless and classic - at the risk of being profane, 'Loving You' feels a little like a contemporary 'Unfinished Sympathy', albeit lacking that rare, timeless sophistication.
Amplifying it for the dance-floor is hot UK duo Atomic Hooligan, who
provide the main room breaks-by-numbers remix; laying on the electro
bass line and winding the hi-hat led drums up for a big, screeching
break down – sure it''s lots of fun, but rather lack lustre for such a capable pair. Up-and-comers Drum Monkeys put in a bit more work with their punchy, retro interpretation - filtering the strings to give a diffused, grainy quality, and putting the boot in with a rich,
Friendly-esque drum pattern and bleeping synth riff, make this a definite winner. Rounding off the package is the obligatory soulful and downbeat ''lounge'' version, competently provided by Italian duo Ajello, but there''s really nothing more to say about it than that – it's awesomely average and simply makes no impact considering its
Wed / 15 Mar 2006