TUESDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2014 |
Posted by: K. Hess
Tony Bennett can do no wrong: fact. Regardless of how you feel about Lady GaGa, she has formidable vocal talent: fact. Despite being well into his seventies, Giorgio Moroder knows what I want to hear: fact.
Giorgio Moroder used to be an aspiring composer and musician in his native Italy, in love with the sounds of the sixties and the seventies, and in search of the sound of the future. He found the future, Moroder is generally credited with pioneering synth disco and EDM, and most recently he added it to Tony Bennett and Lady GaGa's tribute to the past, Cheek to Cheek.
Simply put, Moroder built speed and his signature electro-cinematic grandeur into the classic tune, and suddenly GaGa doesn't sound so out of place on the track.
Listen to the remix below: