First Listen: A Temptations classic gets "slenderbodied"

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    (June 24, 2022) There aren't many songs more iconic than The Temptations 1971 #1 hit, "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)." The ballad became the incredible swan song for falsetto lead Eddie Kendricks, and, after "My Girl," perhaps the group's most revered cut.

    The creative indie pop duo, slenderbodies, has taken that classic, isolated the vocals and sliced and diced it, creating a new remix that strips down the original track, focusing more on Kendricks' lead and adding new acoustic and electronic elements that ultimately give the song an icy, stark vibe that is a notable departure from the lush Norman Whitfield original arrangement.

    Some SoulTracks will dig the new version, and some will absolutely hate it. Take a listen below decide for yourself.

    (June 24, 2022) There aren't many songs more iconic than The Temptations 1971 #1 hit, "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)." The ballad became the incredible swan song for falsetto lead Eddie Kendricks, and, after "My Girl," perhaps the group's most revered cut.

    The creative indie pop duo, slenderbodies, has taken that classic, isolated the vocals and sliced and diced it, creating a new remix that strips down the original track, focusing more on Kendricks' lead and adding new acoustic and electronic elements that ultimately give the song an icy, stark vibe that is a notable departure from the lush Norman Whitfield original arrangement.

    Some SoulTracks will dig the new version, and some will absolutely hate it. Take a listen below decide for yourself.

    The Temptations
    "Just My Imagination (slenderbodies remix)"

     
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