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REVIEW: Paul McCartney & Wings vs Timo Maas & James Teej - Nineteen Hundred And Eighty Five out on Virgin Records Germany

Paul McCartney is one of the most important personalities of the rock. With a string of hits he showed the way in the 70s, as the front man of the legendary The Beatles and to his own project Paul McCartney and Wings.

Originally a B-side, the brilliant'Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five 'was published for the first time 1973. However, it took until 2009 when Timo Maas discovered this track again. Amazed how recent the song still sounded to Maas teamed up with James Teej to visualize this classic sound and give it a more modern character.

The official release date is May 13 via Virgin Records Germany.

The original of' Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five 'was the last song of the album "Band On The Run" and includes both references to George Orwell's "1984" as well as an unusual love story.

The heavyweights of the music industry Timo Maas & James Teej build the track on to say provide it with electronic energy and thus create a perfect synergy of past and present.

Timo Maas' career had a major impact on the electronic music scene for 30 years, he travels the world and put it toward a presentable career. He worked for Madonna, Depeche Mode, Fatboy Slim, Placebo and received a Grammy nomination for his remix  on Tori Amos. He is also well known for his label / band My Favourite Robot.

The Canadian James Teej can also look back on 20 years of DJ and producer existence. In Timo's Landhaus in Germany the two tinkered on a vision and created together this special remix of the classic Paul McCartney and set new standards for contemporary electronic music.

Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Bouncy Basslines and Futuristic Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] Piano Melody [/item]
 [item value="10"] Synths [/item]
 [item value="10"]Vocals and Lyrics[/item]
 [item value="10"]Breakdown[/item]
 [item value="10"]Climax  / Drop / Crescendo / Pay off moment[/item]
 [item value="10"]Intensity, Drive and Energy[/item]
 [item value="10"]Sound-design and Arrangement[/item]
 [item value="10"]Overall Atmosphere[/item]
 [item value="10"]Goosebumps / Shivers moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Emotional affinity and heartfelt moments[/item]
 [item value="10"]Originality and Inventiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Dancefloor Efficiency / Festival Arenas Effectiveness[/item]
 [item value="10"]Radio Friendly[/item]
 [item value="10"]You can’t get this memorable track out of your head[/item]
 [item value="10"]It has potential to become an anthem or a classic[/item]
 [item value="10"]Original and Club version[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]I must confess that I was not aware of the original track so the first thing that I did was to search on YouTube and find the original in order to understand what is really going on. From the fans of the original who have left comments on YouTube I understood that the track even back then sounded futuristic and weird enough to get the fans addicted without understanding the reason. The truth is that the original Paul track is absolutely stunning and the track radiates so much energy plus I found that the track is very optimistic and ready for party. Timo Maas is well known for his darker underground tones so his original remix  is darker moody dystopian and futuristic with electronic pulsating basslines, dark strings, guitar riffs and original piano chords.  The vocal shines on the top of course. The Club version applies a tougher more tribal tech beat with dark drums, punchy basslines and that rolling rhythm that is addictive and hypnotic to the maximum. It is destined to be all over the summer holidays destinations this summer without doubts and deserves it. What is most important is that these two remixes are not mainstream watered down pop minded versions.The remixers attempted successfully to bring to the track the futuristic appeal at the forefront in order to pay a tribute on the track's longevity and eternal appeal of a creation of a true music genius. #PureGold Love It[/content]

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