K Theory Remixes Nelly Furtado’s 2001 Hit “Turn Off The Light”: Idolator Premiere
Rising electronic hip-hop trio K Theory recently started their own label (New Trinity Music) and are giving away a new remix — or an original — every Tuesday in 2015 to celebrate! The latest track to be overhauled by the guys is Nelly Furtado‘s “Turn off The Light.” A top five hit in 2001, the moody jam turns out to be the perfect candidate for an update. The synth-overhaul breathes new life into the song and the end-result wouldn’t sound out of place on radio today.
But why Nelly’s retro smash? “Nelly Furtado was a staple of my youth in the early 2000’s and I genuinely missed her presence in the music industry,” K Theory’s Dylan Lewman says. “‘Turn off the light’ has been a must-have on our remix list for sometime, she just really owned that era, and [we] wanted to incorporate her into our live show.” It’s hard to disagree with that assessment. Listen to the trio’s killer update of the retro pop anthem after the jump.
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