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Old 11 Jan 2014, 12:34   #21
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One more:

Men without Hats - Safety Dance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvmZTF_kO4Q

The 80s simply had the best remixes!
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Old 11 Jan 2014, 19:17   #22
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Old 12 Jan 2014, 13:28   #23
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Old 01 Apr 2015, 10:51   #24
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Old 05 Oct 2017, 06:05   #25
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I'm new here & quite amazing extended versions on this thread, thanks all for teaching me aswell about the various 80's versions of unbelievable songs.....if I may take add a few what I like to call gems....

Yazoo - State Farm (Extended)
Pet Shop Boys - Left To My Own Devices (Trevor Horn Remix Extended)
ABC - Look Of Love (USA 1983 Long Version)
Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes (Carnage Mix)
YES - Owner Of A Lonely Heart (Red & Blue Mix)
David Bowie - Blue Jean (Jellybean Benitez Mix)
Duran Duran - Wild Boys (Arthur Baker Mix)
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love (Love Mix)
Scritti Politti - Perfect Way (Way Pefect Mix)
Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science (Extended)
Men Without Hats - Safety Dance (Extended)
Taco - Puttin On The Ritz (Extended)
C Bank - One More Shot (John Robie Extended)
New Order - Subculture (Re-Production Of John Robie Extended)
EBN-OZN - AEIOU and Sometimes Y (Extended Version)
Sigue Sigue Sputnik - F1-11 (Extended Version)
Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok (Extended Chess Version)
Prince - Let's Work (Long Version)
Bar Kays - Sexomatic (Long Version)
Naked Eyes - Promises Promises (Jellybean Long Version)
Human League - Fascination (Long Version)
Howard Jones - Things Can Only Get Better (Extended)
Nena - 99 Red Ballons (Club German Mix)
Cindy Lauper - She Bop (Arthur Baker Mix)
Yello - I Love You (Extended)
Pop Will Eat Itself - Bulletproof (Adrian Sherwood Mix)
Giant Steps - The World Don't Need Another Lover (Extended)
Pet Shop Boys - Opportunties (Extended)
Stephen Duffy - Kiss Me (J.J. Jezalik Remix)
Depeche Mode - It's Called A Heart (Extended)
Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away (Extended)
Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer (Extended)
Thompson Twins - We Are Detectives (Extended)
Jermaine Stewart - The Word Is Out! (Extended)
Chaka Khan - Love Of A Lifetime (Extended)
Kraftwerk - Tour De France (Extended)
Paul McCartney - Ou Est Le Soleil (Steven Lipson Extended)


These are just a few landmark remixes that stand the test of time & give a nice peek into the incredible sounds, productions & forward thinkers of the 80's era,....this is how remixing is done & quite simply how great music is written & played by real musicians, song writers, engineers, programmers, d.j.'s & arrangers,....GOD BLESS THE 80's!!!
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Old 05 Oct 2017, 15:11   #26
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Great post Roland! There are some nice picks there and I agree with most of them being fantastic remixes.
Great remixes are rare these days....fewer mixes are made and most of those that are made are overmixed and ruin the songs.

OMD is one of very few bands who still release great remixes similar to the way they were mixed in the 80s.
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Old 05 Oct 2017, 19:51   #27
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Thanks Poul e, I have a new 2017 cd of OMD called (THE PUNISHMENT OF LUXURY) have not listen to it yet, will report back my thoughts after a proper listen....

Your 110% correct, remixes have fallen off the map, overmixed & undermined to completely destroy a songs melody, hook & arrangement...i venture back to the 60's, 70's, 80's & 90's mostly for my music & 80's for sure the most explosive & exciting period when technology mixed with seasoned musicians & trained vocalist were in stiff competition with one another trying to out do each other with not just one or two songs (LIKE these boring artist do today) but entire albums of amazing songs in there own right before a 80's well thought out remix with a life of its own made said song even better,....hell, Frankie Goes To Hollywood remixes cost Ztt Records more money than most other artist full albums,.....

Lastly, how could I forget too add to my 12inch singles list...

OMD - Forever (Live & Die) (Extended Potoker Mix)
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Old 06 Oct 2017, 21:58   #28
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Try this Roland:
OMD - History of modern (part 1) - OMDs Extended Remix
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Old 07 Oct 2017, 19:27   #29
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Will do....thanks:-)
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Old 10 Oct 2017, 22:39   #30
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A lot of great songs already mentioned,I miss "The Promise" with When in Rome.

great song
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