Paul Andrews Turns Madonna’s “Ghosttown” Into A Lush Ballad: Listen
Andrews, who previously remixed “Living For Love,” transforms “Ghosttown” into a lush ballad. His version places Madonna’s emotive vocals in the forefront, which is backed by delicate piano notes and orchestral production.
Read what Paul Andrews had to say about working on the remix (it is actually released as a TIDAL exclusive):
The lyric of “Ghosttown” created a story for me. In fact, the video that was made for the song was very close to what I had envisioned. I wanted the music to set the mood: two people in a dark place with destruction all around them, but they have each other. The verse would represent the reality of the situation and the chorus (a euphoric dance) would represent their view of the world because of their love.
Madonna approved my mix. Being able to say that means so much to me. I know I took a chance by doing a non-dance version, but I believed that Madonna would appreciate my creativity.It’s fitting that this entire experience follows the themes of Madonna’s new album: listen to your heart; be a rebel. #rebelheart
Take a listen to Andrews’ “Ghosttown” remix below, and let us know what you think in the comments!
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