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Old 09-14-2017, 02:02 PM   #161
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only one thing i prefer with the Kygo mix: the ending. I wish the single version ended with a couple "The Best Thing!" shout outs by the background vocal.
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https://youtu.be/NzXFBTROR64

She loves it anyway:-) well worth a watch just for comedy value :-)



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It's just me or the remix sounds more cohesive than the single version?
It's a really nice mix.
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Old 09-14-2017, 02:11 PM   #164
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Bono's voice seems to be always front and center, so high in the mix it is jarring. I don't know why they do this other than they think the band need his overbearing voice as some type of signature sound.
I agree. The Kygo mix actually has the exact same problem (though it's pretty good overall). I love his voice, but it's often wayyy too high in the mix these days. The sci-fi mix doesn't do this and the overall sound is a lot more comfortable and nice as a result.
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Old 09-14-2017, 02:25 PM   #165
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The Kygo mix makes a somewhat cheesy song that much cheesier....it's freaking Velveeta now. It sucks.

The Sci Fi mix is far superior.
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Has anyone downloaded the Kygo mix? I'm always afraid it's a virus! But then again my SSN is now all over the world thanks to Equifax so who really gives a shit?

I just found out U2 made more videos for the last album... I somehow missed them! Man Songs of I was so good. And the new one Songs of E the 3 songs we have are awesome.

Let me put it this way, how many things in their 14th season (talking TV terms with albums) are still even watchable. U2 is the ER of bands! It was remarkably good the whole time even if things seemed familiar and maybe not as perfect as they once were.

So we have 3 versions of this song?
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Just listened to the 90 second preview. As far as EDM songs go, it's definitely not terrible.

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You don't have to download the song, you can scroll down to listen to it. It's a nice remix.
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It's just me or the remix sounds more cohesive than the single version?
It's a really nice mix.


Keeps most of the elements alive of what I really liked from the first kygo version. Bono's voice is oddly mixed however and some parts of the lyric are just odd even still.
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You're the Best Thing About Me - Song Discussion Thread #2

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According to Google Drive, the file from U2 Uruguay is virus free.
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My work's firewall blocks that site that U2Uruguay is tweeting out... So file may be fine, but the site it's being hosted on might be a tad dicey
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Here's the article U2Uruguay tweeted out: Kygo's Long-Awaited Collaboration With U2 Is Finally Dropping And It's a Must-Hear | Your EDM

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New Music Friday is always full of surprises but this has to be the biggest one yet — the new Kygo and U2 collaboration is officially dropping tomorrow! Tropical house’s biggest export and the Irish rock legends might not be the most obvious pairing but it’s high time that Kygo put out a new record.

We were able to preview the track, and trust us… It’s a must-hear. Bono’s iconic vocals are certainly recognizable atop a solid guitar riff and poppy melodies while Kygo’s trademark piano comes into play as well. The minor vocal chops and final drop certainly speak to Kygo’s EDM influences, too. Compared to the original which came out just last week, Kygo’s version certainly dials up the pop and dance influences while still retaining the ballad-like emotions of the original.

Whether it’s pop or EDM, Kygo has showed in the past that he can do it all and yet again he delivers with his take on “You’re The Thing Best Thing About Me.” Check back here first thing tomorrow to listen!
There's an embed for the song on Spotify but it's not playable for me (in NYC) yet: https://open.spotify.com/album/0R531A76DKsBXpbPFxr0pX.
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My work's firewall blocks that site that U2Uruguay is tweeting out... So file may be fine, but the site it's being hosted on might be a tad dicey


I've just sent you a link to download it.
Share it with the other members.
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Wheres the sci-fi mix from?only just got round to listening to it properly. Sounds like how I imagine the kygo version will sound
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The Sci Fi mix is really good, makes the song sound a tad less commercial. Almost like a b-side you'd hear from the Pop era. Re the single version, turn up Edge's guitar in the mix and give it more drive and it would have been better.
the sci fi mix - really dreamy haha
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Color me wrong: Kygo mix is pretty enjoyable. Kinda cheesy for sure, but it's a fun listen.

Just finished it. No Edge? Come on, that's the best part of the song.
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Let's be honest 99.9% of remixes are absolute garbage. Remember all the magnificent ones , beautiful day, vertigo. There all crap in my opinion. Only 3 that springs to mind that we're good was the elevation remix used on the tour, the ebttrt remix that charted higher then the original and one of the mofo remixes was great.

Ytbtam kygo mix is actually really good, as far as remixes go anyway. I like it
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The remix of "lady with a spin in head" is better than the original, IMO. But as a rule, I don't acknowledge the remixes at all.
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I like it a lot. Sort of seems like the plan was, or became, to really push the remix. I imagine the move might have been inspired by Coldplay's "Sky Full of Stars," way back when. Of course, that's the version on the record itself... which I do doubt will happen here.

Verse->chorus transition less choppy here, the long first chorus makes more sense/drags less, and I like the "move me to the edge" part. In general the form fits the content better--it sounds like a happy, dancey love song in 2017, whereas the album version has to fight the gravity/thrust of the classic rock guitar.

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Sort of seems like the plan was, or became, to really push the remix.
not sure about this part. we are still going to get the video proper soon, and we are seeing street signage for U2's version - which has a different cover.
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