Exclusive Stream: Mark Ronson & Mary J. Blige Remix Maroon 5
The producer extraordinaire teams with the soulful diva to bring an urban edge to suburbia's favorite pop rock groovies.
Between sessions producing new tunes for the likes Slash and Amy Winehouse, sought after knob-twister Mark Ronson worked his magic on this soulful remix of Maroon 5’s “Wake Up Call,” off the band’s new album, Call and Response: The Remix Album, due Dec. 9.
“Wake Up Call”‘s original foot-tapping, head-nodding groove is replaced with an old school rhythm and soul romp, led by horns and keys in a staccato march. The tune’s tale of infidelity and resulting violence had a vintage feel to begin with, but Mary J. Blige’s vocals add welcome oomphf to Adam Levine’s subdued white boy soul.