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Listen: Kill Them With Colour - "Ordinary Love" (U2 cover)

23 April 2014, 16:45 | Written by Charlotte Krol

Toronto production duo Kill Them With Colour strip back U2’s “Ordinary Love” and rebuild it with added colour and a dancefloor sheen. The result is seemless and beautiful DIY house.

The duo, Wesley March and Jason Carr, have built up a reputation for wonky electronic brilliance through their remixes of the likes of Bon Iver, Kendrick Lamar and Disclosure, but last year’s Tropic Thunder long player showed they were artists in their own right - and worth keeping a close eye on. The pair have now returned with a brilliant bootleg of “Ordinary Love.”

Opening with classic house bleeps, warm synths stab at the forefront and add a sharpness to the electronic hue behind it. Bono’s voice is surprisingly suited to house music as it is twisted and turned over the beat, in turn cut up and enveloped by the surrounding sound. Talk about doing up the house…

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