Album Review: The Remix Game by Bitter:Sweet

Album Name: The Remix Game
Artist: Bitter:Sweet
Year/Label: 2007 / Quango Music Group

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Review by Amy Lotsberg Producer of Collected Sounds

Well, I fell in love with Bitter:Sweet some time ago when a friend of mine discovered them on MySpace. I ordered their CD, The Mating Game immediately. While I was waiting for it to arrive I would sit in front of my computer reloading their MySpace page so I could hear those songs over and over again.

Once I got it, I played it pretty non-stop for several months.

So I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about a remix of songs that to me seemed perfect already.

But I like it. I don’t love all the mixes, but many of them are quite cool.

The remix of Heaven is wonderful and super duper loungy.

I don’t know if I’d recommend getting this one instead of the original, but if you love the original like I do, you’ll likely enjoy hearing these songs in a different light. The beauty is that they’re great songs, so they sound good regardless of the treatment they get.

Posted on September 12, 2007

Track Listing
1. Heaven [Nicola Conte “West Coast Vibes” Remix]
2. Bittersweet Faith [Thievery Corporation Remix]
3. Overdue [Blackbeard Remix]
4. Our Remains [JAB Featuring Menez One Remix] – Bitter:Sweet, Menez One
5. Take 2 Blue [Roy Dubb Remix]
6. Mating Game [Yes King Remix]
7. Salty Air [Fort Knox Five Remix]
8. Dirty Laundry [Skeewiff Remix]
9. Moving Forward [Atjazz Remix]
10. Moody [Marsmobil Remix]
11. Don’t Forget to Breathe [Solid Doctor “Don’t Forget the Beat” Remix]

[Bitter:Sweet Official Site]


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