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REVIEW: Chris Bekker & Tricia McTeague - We Can Be incl. PvD Club Mix out on VANDIT records

With Project 'Berlinition' - his debut album & film - out, about and reaching all corners, Chris Bekker drops its first post-release single today. Changing the game again, 'We Can Be' sees the German moving into the vocal quarter for the first time. The of-late everywhere Tricia McTeague assumes song duties, whilst Paul van Dyk gathers the remix reins for the single release of the dazzling 'We Can Be'.

In his evermore recognisable fashion Chris' Original Mix of 'We Can Be' is another slice of trend bucking, classification-defying, genre-less electronic music.
For it he marshals high impact beats, floor-torqued percussion and moody, analogue-like bass ether around a house-ish tempo - brilliantly building the platform for Tricia's song. Lyrically encapsulating a 'brighter-days' type positivity and a certain Olympian (shall we say!) can-do attitude, she provides Chris' production with its alchemic vocal dimension.

No stranger to handling Tricia's songs (thanks to the third 'Politics Of Dancing' album), Paul van Dyk is hands-on at the remix wheelhouse. The version to drop when you need to ensure every single foot is on the floor and hand is in the air, he emphatically, stunningly accelerates 'We Can Be' to its peak-night elevation.

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Dimitri Kechagias review:
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 [item value="10"]Beat and Rhythm[/item]
 [item value="10"]Basslines and Groove[/item]
 [item value="10"] 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"]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"]Chris Bekker - We Can Be incl. PvD Club Mix[/item]
 [content title="Summary" label="Overall Score"]Finally one of the highlights of Berlinition album by Chris Bekker is released in its full extended version plus a magnificent PvD remix. Firstly is the return of the master of trance Paul van Dyk who touches the proglifting original and turn it into the ultimate hands in the air euphoric trance experience. Banging drums, energetic driving sharp basslines, variety of melodic synthy plucks and vocal snippets until it reaches the breakdown that the beloved Tricia sings in her own emotional way the promising optimistic lyrics that We Can Be whatever we wish to be. The beat drops and the climax goes the full on Ibiza Trance direction with sunkissed melodies and euphoric anthemic themes combined perfectly until you reach the stars and beyond. The Original mix is an excellent proglifting production with chunky wonky grooves, pulsating basslines and superb melodies. The  breakdown is spiritual with sacred like chorus voices in the background until the brilliant  Tricia sings a long and give us that old eurodance diva style vocal. The climax is euphoric and sensitive so let yourself flow and meet the angels high above the skies. The package includes lovely usable dub plus radio edits. #PureGold Love It  [/content]

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