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LISTEN: Solange – Sleep in the Park

By now you probably have heard and seen Solange‘s stunner of a single, the Blood Orange-produced “Losing You”. It’s chilled, it’s understatedly brilliant, it’s probably the best track/video she put her name to. “Sleep in the Park”, the b-side attached to it (how old-fashioned!) is also out now and featuring Kevin Barnes of Of Montreal on vocals. Between this and his back-and-forth collaborations with Janelle Monae, that man does love to work with alt-R&B ladies. Check it out below.

 

STREAM: Solange – Sleep in the Park (Feat. Kevin Barnes of Of Montreal)

 

And here’s the amazing video for “Losing You”. I love the path Solange chose for herself, out of Beyoncé’s shadow, and I expect her new album to amaze me.

Buy the digital single. 12″ vinyl out on November 6 on Terrible Records.
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REMIXED: Lana Del Rey Remixed By Alpines, Blood Orange

The latest Lana Del Rey remix comes from Alpines, the moody pop duo previously responsible for this great Emeli Sande remix. Their rework of her new single “Blue Jeans” follows a similar palette, with postdubstep beats and some nice piano bits. They are quite good at this remixing thing, aren’t they?

STREAM: Lana Del Rey – Blue Jeans (Alpines Remix)

 

Their new EP Gold is out now on iTunes UK, including this fab Carly Simon cover.

Even though the Alpines one is not on the forthcoming remix EP (outrage!), Blood Orange‘s is and can be streamed in full now. I would describe it as something to soundtrack an ’80s movie montage.

STREAM: Lana Del Rey – Blue Jeans (Blood Orange Remix)

 

Pre-order “Blue Jeans” remix EP.
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