Emeli Sande raised some eyebrows when she selected the subtle “My Kind Of Love” as the follow-up to gospel-pop crossover hit “Next To Me” in the US. It’s a beautiful song but there are tracks with bigger hooks — and, dare I say it, more commercial appeal — on the excellent My Version Of Events. Those doubts have been erased, to a certain extent, by a new remix from RedOne.
Never fear. The Swede hasn’t turned Emeli’s haunting ballad into a club-banger or thrown in a verse from Pitbull. RedOne’s remix stays remarkably true to the original — only everything has been bumped up a notch. The orchestra is louder, there are more strings and there’s even a tasteful hip-hop beat thrown into the mix. As a result, “My Kind Of Love” sounds definitely more immediate and impactful. Judge for yourself after the jump.
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