Aretha Franklin Becomes The New Queen Of Clubs As “Rolling In The Deep” Tops Billboard’s Dance Chart

Mike Wass | December 22, 2014 2:41 pm
Aretha Franklin Gets Remixed
Aretha Franklin's "Rolling In The Deep" cover gets an EDM overhaul courtesy of UK DJs Wideboys.

Aretha Franklin‘s comeback album might have sank without a trace, but the news isn’t all bad. For starters, the 72-year-old can add club queen to her resume! The enduring diva’s “Rolling In The Deep” cover topped Billboard’s Dance Club Songs countdown this week — making it her first number one on that chart in 16 years (her last was 1998’s “Here We Go Again”) and sixth in total.

The soul legend’s intense interpretation of Adele‘s anthem was first remixed by British DJs Cutmore and Wideboys, before a select bunch of American producers — Ralphi Rosario and dance collective Papercha$er — had a go. They’re all of lot of a fun and perhaps a reminder that it’s never too late to think outside the box. Maybe it’s time for Barbra Streisand to commission some club mixes to promote her mega-selling Partners LP? Listen to the aforementioned Papercha$er overhaul after the jump.

[Via Billboard].

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