Loose Ends – Hangin’ On A String – 12″
Put simply, Loose Ends’ 1985 hit ‘Hangin’ On A String’ is not only a peerless UK soul classic, but also one of the greatest boogie-era dancefloor cuts full stop. You should really already own a copy, but if you don’t, then this South Side reissue should be on your shopping list. Not only does it contain the band’s brilliant original extended mix (B2) – a sing-along gem rich in hazy organ sounds, jazzy guitar solos and bustling electro-era beats – but also two celebrated 1992 remixes from Frankie Knuckles. Both are amongst the late, great DJ/producer’s finest remixes, with the more instrumental and impeccably loved-up ‘Reprise’ version, in which Knuckles builds gently before eventually unleashing chorus vocals, being our pick of an incredibly strong pair.
Label: South Street
Cat: SOUTH 008
Released: 12 Jan 21
1. “Hangin’ On A String” (Frankie Knuckles club mix) (6:26)
1. “Hangin’ On A String” (Frankie Knuckles Classic club reprise) (6:07)
2. “Hangin’ On A String” (12″ mix) (5:58)
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