Kick-starting 2022, Anna Lunoe is back with another energetic ‘Back Seat‘ remix. This huge collaboration with Ghanaian-Australian superstar Genesis Owusu just got a big dose of festival power, thanks to renowned U.K. producer Chris Lorenzo. LISTEN HERE.
In true Lorenzo form, the remix goes hard, reworking the electronic track with a heap of bass and a world-famous Lorenzo drop. Now residing in Los Angeles, Chris Lorenzo is widely acknowledged for pioneering his hometown’s emergent and increasingly popular Jackin’-House-come-Bassline hybrid sound, which he simply terms “House & Bass.”
Having been friends for years, Anna Lunoe is delighted that Chris Lorenzo worked on this track: “When I’m working on music and I need an opinion, Chris is top of my list! I sent the original to him a lot during the finishing process so when it came to remixing, I felt he really understood the record and surely had brilliant ideas for it. Having seen videos of Chris Lake already playing this remix all over the USA in his sets, and recently playing it at Field Day myself, I can confirm this remix truly crushes. Chris Lorenzo proves once again he is considered one of the most talented in the game!”
The impressive original released in early October, garnered major support from outlets including Rolling Stone, Billboard, NME, Sniffers, Tone Deaf, Purple Sneakers, Pilerats and more, achieved global radio support from triple j, FBi Radio, Apple Music, KCRW and SiriusXM, and saw both Anna Lunoe and Genesis Owusu on the cover of Spotify playlists Friday Cratediggers and New Dance Beats, Youtube Music‘s New Electronic and Amazon‘s Australia Now. Chris Lorenzo’s remix is the second and final of the remix series, following Tseba’s percussion-heavy, vocal-flipped rework which came out in December.
Genesis‘ presence on the original ‘Back Seat‘ comes after the release of his 2021 J Award-winning and 4-Time-ARIA Award-winning album Smiling With No Teeth. Described by the Guardian as “post-punk thrums; synths that scream and sigh; and sometimes crooned, sometimes snarled vocals – is its own world, with a distinct geography, iconography and ideology.” Genesis’ charismatic sound finds a perfect home in Lunoe’s dark and danceable production – fully equipped with live instrumentation, strut-worthy bass and belting drums.
Furthermore, Anna Lunoe just wrapped her first season of her Create/Destroy podcast. Centred around hopeful conversations with creatives of all kinds, first season’s guests included Chris Lake, TT The Artist, BANKS, TSHA, Boys Noize and more – LISTEN HERE.
‘Back Seat ft. Genesis Owusu’ (Chris Lorenzo Remix), out now via NLV Records buy/stream it here.
Artist: Anna Lunoe
Title: Back Seat (feat. Genesis Owusu)
Remixed by: Chris Lorenzo
MIxed & Mastered by: Chris Lorenzo
Release Date: 13/01/2022
Label: NLV Records
Catalogue Number: NLVR0083