The Bastille – Good Grief (Don Diablo Remix)
The U.K.’s Bastille found themselves extremely in demand after the success of their 2013 album “Bad Blood” and the catchy, pulsating single “Pompeii” off the release. Now, Bastille’s sophomore album Wild World is slated for a September 9th release date, but the band has already begun releasing singles off the new artwork. The pre-album hype is lead by “Good Grief”, a soulful effort that will be readily familiar to fans of the project’s first album. To top this, Don Diablo puts the acclaimed original in his sights and wraps Dan’s vocals around a re-engineered instrumental cut.
In his rendition, Diablo opts for a paced-up, club-catered aesthetic to compliment the radio-ready top line. Slamming a galvanizing string of piano chords, Diablo manages to blur the lines between the various sub-genres of house that have emerged over the past year. His remix demonstrates the growing niche of “soul-house” that producers like Michael Calfan have been recently pushing into the mainstream avenues, whereas he successfully maintaines his signature sound we’ve come to expect from him. The take on “Good Grief” received an official video, displaying the beautiful city of Moscow.