LIGHTS covers Talk Talk

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Our girl LIGHTS is back with something old and something new. The Canadian ElectroPop princess  has teamed up with London dubby production outfit Darkstars to put together this cover version of Talk Talk’s 1986 hit ‘Living In Another World’.

The track is being released as part of a Talk Talk tribute album, ‘Spirit Of Talk Talk’, curated by none other than Alan Wilder. Darkstars and LIGHTS hooked up when former Talk Talk keyboardist Ian Curnow heard LIGHTS cover and happened to be managing Darkstars. Convenient. It’s a deep Dubby track with a lush ominous tone to it. LIGHTS voice is really highlighted and sounds amazing as ever and alongside the plucked strings have a real emotional urgency to them. It would be kinda’ interesting to hear LIGHTS’ original as some of the track gets a bit clichéd Dubstep wob toward the end, but it’s not a big deal and doesn’t overpower the track. All in all very enjoyable stuff, we’d love to hear LIGHTS working with someone a little more original though.

♫ LIGHTS (Feat. Darkstars) – Living In Another World (Talk Talk Cover)

‘Spirit of Talk Talk’ is released 3rd September on Fierce Panda Records with proceeds benefiting the conservation organization BirdLife International.

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Goin’ Old School: Talk Talk – It’s My Life

Talk Talk‘s ‘It’s My Life’, from 1984. Just ‘cos I was in the mood for it today, apparently so was the baby elephant. Enjoy.

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