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CMC284D | 2018-03-02  
Track #8 from critically acclaimed third album ‘Shout’, ‘City Song’ is Eli Escobar at his refined best. Demonstrating his unique ability to create musical landscapes around a house template, here his reimagining of the track builds layers of context around vocal chops and urban noise, influenced by early Ice Cube albums and how they use “ambiance and sound effects to paint a picture of the story he was trying to tell”. ‘City Song’ is the moment where the album’s spirits begin to raise, and ‘City Song Part 2 (Peace, Love and Harmony)’ finds yet more hope with filtered snatches of groove. Accompany Eli’s New Version of Part 2, Ron Basejam (aka Jim Baron of Crazy P) goes funkier with richer bass and soul claps, whereas German duo COEO take a refreshingly different direction with their ‘City Song’ remix, punctuating their production with piano and percussion.

Eli Escobar ‘City Song EP’

1. City Song Part 2 (Peace, Love and Harmony) (Eli’s New Version)
2. City Song Part 2 (Peace, Love and Harmony) (Ron Basejam Remix)
3. City Song (COEO Remix)

Written & Produced by Eli Escobar
Track 2 Remix & Additional Production by James Baron at Wollaton St. Studios
Track 3 Remix & Additional Production by COEO
Published by Defected Music
Track 1 & 3 P&C 2018 Classic Music Company
Track 2 P&C 2017 Classic Music Company

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