Hear Skream Gently Remix the Smiths’ ‘This Charming Man’
U.K. dubstep O.G. pays tribute to Morrissey and the gang
First-gen English dubstep producer Skream has remixed the Smiths. In sharing his eerie revision of the 1983 classic “This Charming Man” to SoundCloud, the man born Oliver Jones wrote, “This isn’t a dance track nor really a electronic track…. Just a piece of music I’m really happy with.” Therein, Morrissey’s voice echoes atop windy atmosphere, clanging keys, and a heartbeat pulse. Skream hasn’t released a proper album since 2010’s Outside the Box, but he did make SPIN’s Trend of the Year for embracing disco-kissed dance-pop flare on his “Rollercoaster” single. Oh, and he also apologized in advance for all of the anti-piracy tags.