Tuesday, March 31, 2009

annie + designer drugs.

although i expected to have a ton of 'backfill' posts, it looks like this is more or less going to be the only one, so maybe i just made a promise that i can't keep. wouldn't be the first time. nothing much to say about this one either, discodust favorites designer drugs remixing the wonderful annie (i mean, just look at the picture above - swoon), this is definitely one of my favorite tracks in a long time! (although i think the vocals sound a bit off-beat throughout the verses but i am not gonna say this in public.)

annie - anthonio (designer drugs remix)

in related news: the new annie album has been delayed, as most of you have probably noticed by now. no idea what's wrong but maybe she should hire designer drugs for some actual production? just a thought. (and i'd still love to date annie one day. le sigh.)


Unknown said...

she got dropped :( sad times/stupid island records.

Anonymous said...

I live in Bergen, Norway, and know Annie personally. Just wanted to mention that we have a saying in this town; you are not a musician before you have fallen seriously in love with Annie at least once. So there. You're not alone.

Anonymous said...

The wrong choices. Annie's first album was brilliant. After that, her sound steadily seemed to become more & more contrived, less natural cool & funky.
Maybe this was her, or maybe it was all the usual major label b.s.

She was a cooler, classier act, and now it's come to designer drugs remixes & a major label fall out.
Hope her next release gets back on point.

aleks said...

anonymous #1: haha. one of my favorite comments on here in ages, thanks for that! and i already had a feeling i am not alone :).

anonymous #2: there's a fred falke remix too and this designer drugs remix is probably their best ever. this definitely looks like better choices to me than her last single.

and 'brilliant' doesn't apply to the first album at all either. 'heartbeat' was great, so was 'the greatest hit' but i think that's about it.

annie is great and the whole blogs and indie press wanted her to become the next kylie but she just didn't have the productions to pull it off.

so yeah, you are right about wrong choices, i think she might just need some 'guidance'. fuck the majors, she can still make it to the top! now more than ever!

Anonymous said...

Hey Aleks, you make fair points. I wasn't trying to sound snotty, it's all cause I generally really like what Annie's vibe etc...
When I first heard "Greatest Hit" using the sample from Madonna's first single, "Everybody" I was like, oh yeah duh! That's such a spot on idea, how come nobody thought of that before?!

Anonymous said...

This song is great. Designer Drugs is spot on like always. I don't think her vocals sound off at all, she just sounds slower than the music, so it's an illusion.

Julius said...

I think getting someone like Designer Drugs to produce her album would be exactly what she needs. And you're right Aleks, right now is the best time to not need major labels. There are plenty of musicians out there getting really big thanks to blog support. IMO, if it's good enough for DiscoDust, it's good enough for anyone else. You've always had the right taste.

Jack Cullen said...

The anonymous dude in Bergen... do you mean to say you cannot be a proper musician if you're gay? or a woman? Or does Annie even seduce this combined majority of the human race?

And Aleks... Greatest Hit is basically Everybody by Madonna isn't it?

I like your blog though! I'm a 'follower'. I should get sandals.


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