David Bowie - Love Is Lost remix

David Bowie ended a decade-long silence earlier this year when he released his very good new album The Next Day, and a new three-disc deluxe edition of the album will include a bunch of new tracks. One of those tracks is a massive 10-minute remix of his track “Love Is Lost” from former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy, who met David Bowie when Bowie recorded his backing vocals on Arcade Fire’s Murphy-produced “Reflektor.” And this morning, Murphy’s Hello Steve Reich mix of “Love Is Lost” hit the internet. Murphy is exactly the guy you want doing 10-minute remixes of David Bowie songs, and his version of “Love Is Lost” is a sprawling itchy-synth soundscape that references a couple of different eras of Bowie’s career; it’s built on a Reich-style mesmeric handclap bed. You can listen to the entire remix below.

The special edition of The Next Day is out 11/5 on Columbia.

Comments (9)
  1. Better than the original version…

  2. this.

  3. this is amazing

  4. This is simply Awesome

  5. Love it. Love it. Love it!

  6. Whoa.

    If this new Arcade Fire album is HALF as good as this remix… we’re all fucked.

  7. Digging it. Official fan of the remix!

  8. Currently my favorite song. 43 year DB fan!

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