This Is Our Jam: Welcome Back Sailors, “Stronger” (Keep Shelly In Athens Remix)

Greece’s mysterious, oft-blogged about Keep Shelly In Athens have been recognized for their sultry take on Mediterranean pop, so it makes perfect sense that they would be tasked with remixing Italy’s similarly lush Welcome Back Sailors. “Stronger” in its original form was a beautiful, if lugubrious torch song — a slow burner for lost evenings in once-classy hotel lobbies. For the remix, Keep Shelly In Athens turn up the heat considerably, adding a sparkle of ‘80s glamour and driving, high-energy synths. Imagine winding down the Amalfi Coast in a convertible toward a clandestine discotheque; It’s got all the soul of the original, and twice the tension. (International Tapes)

Welcome Back Sailors—Love (That’s All)
“Stronger” (Keep Shelly In Athens remix)

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