Way back in August last year, Flume tweeted Lorde about writing music together. She readily agreed but nothing ever came of it — until now. Today (April 23), the Australian electro-pioneer debuted a new remix of the 17-year-old’s second single (at least, internationally) “Tennis Court”. And it’s a mind-bending triumph.
If you’re familiar with Flume’s work, you’re well aware that he’s something of a musical alchemist — blending sounds and genres to create beautiful oddities. In his hands, “Tennis Court” is a valium-laced electro-ballad that occasionally explodes with morphed synths and distorted samples. It’s an impressive overhaul that still stays true to Lorde’s original vision. Listen after the jump.
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