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Beth Ditto + Simian Mobile Disco = Solo EP

I’d been waiting for Beth Ditto to unleash her inner dance diva to its full potential ever since her fantastic collaboration with Simian Mobile Disco, “Cruel Intentions”, offered a glimpse of that side of hers. My wish and many others’ had been granted as Beth once again teamed up with SMD to release her first solo 4-track EP earlier this month. And it’s seriously good! Beth played den mother to the dancefloor with sass and wisdom, telling tales of love & heartbreak over juicy beats with an early ’90s vibe. It’s pop-oriented dance music with a melancholy side – my favorite kind. I’m only a casual Gossip fan, and I’m not so sure about a full-length album of electro Beth, but for a one-off EP, it’s aces. As of now, it’s only available digitally on Beatport and 12″, but a wider release will soon follow. Stream a sampler of the EP below. My favorite has to be “Do You Need Someone”. Also check out the James Ford version of Gossip’s “Pop Goes The World”, which I definitely prefer to the album version, and her previous track with SMD, “Cruel Intentions”.


Beth Ditto EP preview by Deconstruction Records


MP3: Simian Mobile Disco – Cruel Intentions (Feat. Beth Ditto)
MP3: Gossip – Pop Goes The World (James Ford Version)

Buy the EP.

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