If you’re anything like us, then you’ve got Giorgio Moroder on the brain these days. And it makes total sense — after all, the Italian producer soundtracked many of our childhoods with the scores and hits he crafted for such films as Scarface, Flashdance, The NeverEnding Story and Top Gun, and now he’s back in action by featuring on Daft Punk‘s aptly-titled Random Access Memories track “Giorgio By Moroder,”
We even heard hints of Moroder in Little Boots‘ Nocturnes song “Strangers,” which we brought up to Victoria Hesketh (LB’s real name) while chatting with her in New York recently. She explained that the song was actually influenced more by ABBA, though Giorgio Moroder’s music has also had quite an effect on her over the years.
Above, Victoria talks about messaging the famed producer on SoundCloud. “Must have been around the time Daft Punk hit him up,” she jokes. “It’s like, inbox: Little Boots? Daft Punk. Fair enough, Giorgio.”
Now, for a bit of a throwback, Little Boots’ cover of Freddie Mercury‘s “Love Kills,” a song originally from Moroder’s Metropolis soundtrack:
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