Apr 252011
 

There was a period of time, a couple of years ago, when you couldn’t turn on the TV without hearing Phoenix’s “Lisztomania” in a commercial or movie trailer. The ubiquity was understandable — the French foursome created a ridiculously catchy indie pop gem. Phoenix has slipped under the radar lately, but DJ/producer Edwin Van Cleef recently brought “Lisztomania” out of retirement for a Fear of Tigers podcast.

Van Cleef switches out Phoenix’s quick, bouncy arrangement for layers of disco. He also recruits Jane Hanley of Australian synth-pop act Kids at Midnight for vocals. Hanley brings a balance of sultry and sweet to the track that’s reminiscent of fellow Aussie Kylie Minogue, and Van Cleef’s dancey reimagination of “Lisztomania” would fit nicely into a club playlist alongside Kylie.

MP3: Edwin Van Cleef ft. Jane Hanley – Lisztomania (Phoenix cover)

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Hear more from Edwin Van Cleef at his MySpace or Soundcloud.

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  1. is there anywhere to download this??

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