New Zealand’s coolest couple have released yet another collaboration, and this time it’s a remix to celebrate a little bit of music history.
Silicon (Kody Nielson) has remixed his partner Bic Runga’s single ‘Drive’, to celebrate the song’s 20th anniversary. The original song is barely recognisable in this, with futuristic synth arpeggios ascending and Kody singing the melody through a vocoder. He’s also sped it up nicely, giving it a Kraftwerk vibe.
Runga explains, “It's been fun to hear 'Drive' re-imagined in 2017, a song that was only ever released as an acoustic demo 20 years ago. This remix by Silicon makes me think of self driving cars and sad lovesick robots."
The iconic Kiwi songwriter will embark on a nationwide tour later this month, to celebrate Drive being two-decades old. Runga will perform in Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington. Click here for tour details.
And listen to the remix below