Premiere: Simian Ghost – Echoes Of Songs (Luke Abbott remix)

29.01.14

Swedish pop band Simian Ghost have a new single out called Echoes Of Songs, and it's been remixed by Border Community's accomplished electronic musician Luke Abbott.

Actually, the song's full title is Echoes Of Songs (For Trish Keenan), the suffix an ode to the late Broadcast vocalist. "Broadcast was a band that we have all loved and followed for years," the band write in a press release introducing the track, "Ever since we got the news about Trish passing we wanted to make some kind of tribute to her. During the sessions for 'The Veil' this old song idea came up and we thought it kind of reminded us of Broadcast and I wrote a lyric that is both a humble homage to their music and to her style of writing."

If Simian Ghost's original song captures Broadcast's songwriting then Abbott's rework channels their propensity for fuzzed electronica, building up a fairly massive intro for a few minutes before plunging the original into darker territories.

Playground Music release 'Echoes Of Songs (Remixes)' on January 29th 2014.