MS MR’s ‘Secondhand Rapture’: Stream Their Debut Album & Hear Chvrches’ “Hurricane” Remix

May 6th, 2013 // 1 Comment
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Over the weekend, two of our favorite emerging alt-pop projects joined forces, as synth-pop trio Chvrches turned out a great remix of MS MR‘s already great “Hurricane.” Scotland’s electro experts took the original’s slow-burn gloom and somehow warped it into a chipper, ’80s-style dance-pop gem, and now Lizzy Plapinger‘s foreboding vocals sound more like the calls of a dance commander. It’s surprising and clever beyond mere novelty, making it exactly what a good remix should be.

You can hear the reworked track below, but first — more MS MR news! The duo’s debut album Secondhand Rapture is out next week (May 14), and you can stream the LP in full over at Hype Machine right now.

MS MR — “Hurricane” (Chvrches remix)

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  1. Love this remix, very different from the original but still great. Anyone who hasn’t seen the music video for the original version should check it out…creepy but cool – http://smarturl.it/MSMRVevo
    Thanks for the album stream!

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