Charlotte Gainsbourg releases ‘Bombs Away’ Remix EP featuring re-works by Toro Y Moi, Myd, Roosevelt, Leo Pol and You Man

May 31, 2019


Charlotte Gainsbourg’s latest single ‘Bombs Away’, which recently received A-list support from 6Music, has been re-worked by 5 well-known house DJs, to form a remix EP, out now on Because Music. 

The song gets remixed by Ed Banger Records’ Myd,Paris’Concrete Club resident Leo Pol, pillar of new French electro wave You Man, German producer (and founder of Beat!Beat!Beat! band) Roosevelt and American producer Toro y Moi, who recently released new album ‘Outer Peace’. 


Of re-working ‘Bombs Away’, Roosvelt said: “I love the disco influence the original has, and wanted to emphasize it with my remix. Sometimes there’s a vibe like this hidden in the track, and I love to take it and present the track in a new light. The idea was to take the rhythm guitar and the percussive elements and to build a dance track out of it, by repeating them and making them feel really hypnotic. At the same time i wanted to keep the structure of the vocals, so that it still has a connection to the initial vibe of the track.” Leo Pol added: “When I heard I would be remixing Charlotte Gainsbourg I felt so happy and honoured as I love her music and have a lot of respect for her career. I felt invested by the mission to stay true to my music, keeping all her vocals and making an accessible, happy and raw House music track”. 

 Having spent a good part of this year touring around the world, including performances at Coachella Festival and BBC 6Music Festival in Liverpool, Charlotte Gainsbourg and her band will be playing more shows over the summer:  

Friday 31 May – Best Kept Secret – Tilburg, Netherlands

Saturday 1 June – Nuits Sonores – Lyon, France

Saturday 8 June – Art Rock Festival – Saint-brieuc, France

Sunday 9 June – Vyv Les Solidarités – Dijon, France

Saturday 15 June – Paraíso – Madrid, Spain

Saturday 22 June – La Bonne Aventure – Dunkerque, France

Tuesday 25 June – Théâtre de la Mer, Sète, France

Thursday 27 June – Festivalpark Werchter – Werchter, Belgium

Sunday June 30 – Müpa Budapest – Budapest, Hungary

Tuesday July 2 – Mosaic Music – St Petersburg, Russia

Thursday July 4 – Mosaic Music – Moscow, Russia

Saturday July 6 – Festival Castell de Peralada – Peralada, Spain

Tuesday July 9 – Festival Days Off – Paris, France

Thursday July 11 – Trenčín Airport – Trenčín, Slovakia

Friday July 19 – Super Bock Super Rock – Lisbon, Portugal

Sunday 21 July – Biarritz en Etè – Biarritz, France

Tuesday July 23 – Paleo Festival – Nyon, Switzerland

Wednesday July 24 – KKL Luzern, Luzerner Saal – Luzern, Switzerland

Friday July 26 – Les Escales – Saint-nazaire, France  

Produced by SebastiAn (Frank Ocean, Kavinsky) and mixed by Tom Elmhirst (Adele, Lorde, David Bowie), Gainsbourg’s last album ‘Rest’ was her fourth studio album and her first in seven years. The eleven songs on ‘Rest’ are nothing if not sure-footed, proffering a compelling fusion of gleaming, string-emblazoned modern electro-pop and cinematically textured avant-chanson—their magical music box melodies kissed by bruised, introspective, occasionally disquieting lyrics.

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