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Hot Toddy ft Ron Basejam - I Need Love (Eskimo)



Bit late on this gem on Belgian Imprint Eskimo but when the music's this good, who cares right? Crazy P's Hot Toddy - or Chris Todd to his mum - shows us how driving a tune can be at a whopping 96 BPM. 'I Need Love' was one of the highlights of the excellent mix Craig Smith did for us a while ago. The track has it all: a badass bassline, haunting synth lines, uplifting piano bits, chuggy drums and perfect vocal delivery by Ron Basejam . Eskimo got Morgan Geist on remix duties, who keeps the tempo low but doesn't use much of Ron Basejam's vocals. Both versions are incredible, it's impossible to pick a favorite.

Without a doubt one of the best records of 2009.

Check out Morgan Geist's remix here:


Listen/buy the 12" here
Listen/buy the digital release here

P.S. Make sure to check out Hot Toddy's older releases on Winding Road, superb as well.

Comments

  1. "I Need Love" is such a highlight during a great year for music. Moody b-lines, pianos, and vox about dancing can be shaky ground sometimes, but they pull it off effortlessly.

    -nikstique

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  2. Hehe, isnt Hot Toddy feat. Ron Basejam as good as saying Crazy P? Im going to introduce Matt as Bleep District on my next YSE release ;)

    //Ant Plate

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  3. I totally love this 12 , been playing it to death...

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