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Verve Records and Rockstar Games teamed up for the new L.A. Noire Remixed EP, which serves as the soundtrack to the groundbreaking video game, L.A. Noire, both of which were released yesterday. Today, RCRD LBL premiered the free MP3 of Midnight Sun's remix of Lionel Hampton's classic, "Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop." Midnight Sun is the remix/production guise of Andrew Raposo and Morgan Wiley
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L.A. Noire Remixed EP Available Now, Buy It via iTunes HERE!
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MP3 Also Available From Verve's Soundcloud HERE!
The six tracks comprising the EP see classic jazz songs getting reworked by some of today's hottest and most acclaimed DJs, producers and remixers, including David Sitek (TV on the Radio), DJ Premier (Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Kanye West), Truth & Soul (Amy Winehouse, Aloe Blacc, Adele), Ticklah (Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings), Midnight Sun (Midnight Magic) and Detroit techno/house innovator Moodymann.
The latest installment in the Verve Remixed series, the EP was inspired by the timeless songs in the game. L.A. Noire is a crime thriller that follows a young detective in 1947 Los Angeles as solves cases and rises through the ranks of the LAPD in one of the most violent and corrupt years in the city's history. L.A. Noire will be released on May 17 for PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
L.A. Noire Remixed EP Tracklist:
1. Stone Cold Dead In The Market (Ticklah remix) - Louis Jordan and Ella Fitzgerald
2. Hey-Ba-Ba-Re-Bop (Midnight Sun remix) - Lionel Hampton
3. Slick Chick (David Andrew Sitek remix) - Dinah Washington
4. Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens (DJ Premier remix) - Louis Jordan
5. Sing Sing Sing (Truth & Soul remix) - Gene Krupa
6. That Ol' Devil Called Love (Moodymann remix) - Billie Holiday